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We’re Made for This Moment
Our House Is on Fire • The Buddha likened the world to a burning house, aflame with delusion, aggression, and greed. Today, these three fuel a fire that is literally heating up the earth. The Buddha’s wisdom, says the VEN. BHIKKHU BODHI, shows us how we can put it out.
Buddhism Is Never Apart from Who I Am • Journalist Cristina Moon talks with HAWAII GOVERNOR DAVID IGE about what it means to be a Hawaiian Buddhist, how Buddhist teachings guide him, and why diversity makes Hawaii stronger.
Oh, Hello There, Body • From your facial muscles down to your toes, tuning into how each part of your body feels can help you discover what your body really needs.
Don’t Pull the Trigger
No Ordinary Bird • Zen teacher BENJAMIN MUI PUMPHREY on appreciating not just the rare birds, but also the sparrows and crows.
Sympathetic Joy • CHRISTIANE WOLF on how to multiply the joy in your life with mudita—delight in the happiness of others.
Big Love THE LIFE AND TEACHINGS OF LAMA YESHE
Tell us about your Buddhist-inspired tattoo
Touch the Infinite • Zen teacher VANESSA ZUISEI GODDARD looks at an ancient debate over the best way to achieve enlightenment.
Perfectly Imperfect • Other people think it’s junk, but to SANDRA HANNEBOHM, it’s wabi-sabi, the flawed beauty that cannot be bought.
Peggy Rowe Ward and Larry Ward
The Zen of Retirement Living
HOW TO BE A BODHISATTVA • How do we respond to life appropriately, with compassion and skillfulness? This is our challenge as human beings. The bodhisattva practices, says Zen teacher REB ANDERSON, give us a roadmap.
WHERE JOY COMES FROM • REB ANDERSON on the secret to enjoying your practice—and your life
Thich Nhat Hanh AT HOME IN VIETNAM • Five years after his stroke, Thich Nhat Hanh is enjoying a quiet, contemplative life in the temple where he lived as a young novice. SISTER ANNABEL LAITY shares the moving experience of visiting her teacher there.
A Teacher for Our Time • As a Zen master, peace activist, and teacher of mindful living, THICH NHAT HANH has helped millions and changed Buddhism. Three people who have been guided by his life and teachings reflect on his importance.
Beyond Birth and Death • Water and wave, being and nonbeing, beginning and ending—liberation from all duality, teaches THICH NHAT HANH, is the key to enlightenment.
CONTINUING THAY’S TEACHINGS • Meet eight of Thich Nhat Hanh’s students who are now teachers themselves. In their own unique ways, they’re helping to carry his dharma into the future.
The Next Generation
Stepping in It • When GRACE SCHIRESON gets it all wrong with her socks, she learns what’s more important than the rules.
BUDDHIST DIRECTORY • A DIRECTORY OF MEDITATION, RETREAT, AND YOGA CENTERS