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The Buddha

One Who Protects The Truth Will Be Protected By It

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sharon Salzberg

There is a saying, "One who protects the dhamma, the truth, will be protected by it." Sometimes this concept of protection is a little difficult for us to understand.

Buddhism: Between Desire and Emptiness

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sharon Salzberg

The middle way is a view of life that avoids the extreme of misguided grasping, and it avoids the despair and nihilism born from the mistaken belief that nothing matters, that all is meaningless.

Buddhism: Between Overindulgence And Self-Hatred

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

For us the question becomes, can we find that place in the middle of these extremes, neither fruitlessly clinging to transient experiences, nor working from a place of self-hatred?

What The Buddha Would Say To Sarah Palin

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

At the moment, Palin is touring the country to promote her book, which has a very large number of words in it, but not all of them are necessarily either true or kind.

The Gospel According to Brit Hume

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

Brit Hume, while I wouldn't presume to advise you to take up Buddhism, maybe you could try reading some Buddhist authors like Jack Kornfield or Pema Chodron to supplement your scripture.

Twitter: Revolutionizing Information or High School All Over Again?

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Soren Gordhamer

Many people see Twitter as a democratizing tool that will radically change how people share and receive information online. Others see it as the epitome of self-promotion run amok.

If the Buddha Used Twitter . . .

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

Buddha would encourage us to use everything, including Twitter, not to distract ourselves from what is important, but to remember it and to do our work on this earth impeccably.