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Buddhism

Books, blog posts, author events, videos, guest features, and more from across the spectrum of Buddhist traditions and topics, from Abhidharma to Zen.

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Discover the tools to begin or sustain a meditation practice and mindful lifestyle—for yourself or for kids.

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Embodied wisdom and techniques to fully integrate mind, body and spirit—from yoga and tai chi practice, to engaging with the natural world, to alternative medicine and home remedies.

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Religion & Philosophy

Wisdom teachings from a rich and diverse range of religious and philosophical traditions, both ancient and contemporary, Eastern and Western.

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Arts, Literature & Culture

Spark your imagination with these creative works, from poetry and prose to graphic novels and games.

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Psychology & Personal Growth

Develop a sense of self-compassion, improve your relationships with others, heal from past trauma, be more intentional in the workplace—these books will teach you to be your best self.

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Compassion at the Edge: A Revolutionary Approach to Benefitting Others without Burning Out

In this excerpt from Joan Halifax’s new course, Compassion at the Edge, she explains that understanding the difference between empathy and compassion is one of the first steps in learning how we can meet the challenge of helping others with an open heart and mind.

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AUTHOR EVENTS

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Phakchok RinpochePhakchok Rinpoche

Phakchok Rinpoche is a new generation Tibetan Buddhist Master. Born in 1981, Rinpoche was recognized as the seventh Phakchok Rinpoche and incarnation of a great teacher and meditation master. Receiving ordination from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Rinpoche received a thorough education and training in Buddhist philosophy and meditation, studying with some of the most accomplished masters of modern times, his main teachers being his grandfather Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche. Rinpoche completed his education at the Dzongsar Institute of Advanced Buddhist Studies in Bir, India, where he received the Khenpo title.

Erric SolomonErric Solomon

Erric Solomon worked as a Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur before becoming a meditation teacher. His experience as a participant in the Logo Group at M.I.T.’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory inspired a lifelong passion to understand the mind and led him to the study of Buddhism. He has been an invited speaker leading seminars and retreats in corporate settings as well as in prisons, temples, and Buddhist centers across the US and Europe.

FEATURED READER’S GUIDE

Heart Sutra
A Reader’s Guide to the Heart Sutra

The Heart Sutra holds that those who allow practice to carry them through and beyond even these wisdom concepts will find “wisdom beyond wisdom,” a far shore of awakening where one is not caught by fixed ideas and therefore can escape all suffering.

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