Jeff looks at the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas in Myanmar at the hands of the Buddhist majority, and stoked by militant Buddhist monks. What’s up with the religion of peace and compassion? Let’s shed some integral light.
Toward a Fourth Turning of BuddhismKen Wilber
Ken Wilber summarizes some of the most important items that any new Turning of the Wheel of Dharma might want to seriously consider.
The Fourth Turning of BuddhismKen Wilber
Tibetan Buddhism is unique among religious traditions for its “turnings,” the recognition of its own evolutionary unfolding. Whereas most of the world’s religious institutions are purposely designed to preserve tradition and withstand the pressures of an ever-changing world, Buddhism is often praised for its ability to evolve as new knowledge and wisdom comes to light. Is Buddhism now ripe for yet another turning of the wheel?
The Now and Future of Buddhism in the WestAndrew Holecek
Andrew Holecek offers his own reflections on the future of Buddhism in the West.
13 Koans (And Their Answers) to Awaken Your Deepest Heart and MindJun Po Kelly Roshi and Ken Wilber
Jun Po Kelly Roshi and Ken Wilber explore the 13 koans of Mondo Zen — and then give you the answers to each one of them!
An Inside Look at the Life and Work of the Dalai LamaVictor Chan and Ken Wilber
Ken Wilber and Victor Chan take an in-depth look at the Dalai Lama’s life, his spiritual practice, and his efforts to bring wisdom to the world and translate compassion into action.
A Few Moments of BeingLama Surya Das
Lay claim to your birthright with this short guided meditation by Lama Surya Das.
Buddha Standard Time: Why “Now” Is Not EnoughLama Surya Das and Ken Wilber
We’re all given the same twenty-four hours a day. We can spend our time feeling hurried and harried, overwhelmed by chores and demands, distracted and burned out. Or we can awaken to Buddha Standard Time, the realm of timelessness where every choice, every action, and every breath can be one of renewal and infinite possibilities.
A Heart Blown Open: A Tale of Enlightenment, Debauchery, and Infinite JestJun Po Kelly Roshi and Ken Wilber
In this provocative and exhilarating dialogue, Jun Po Roshi and Ken Wilber take an in-depth look at Keith Martin-Smith's new book: A Heart Blown Open: The Life and Practice of Zen Master Jun Po Denis Kelly Roshi. For most of us, we would need to reincarnate at least 50 times in order to attain such an incredible volume of experience. But for whatever reason, it seems that Jun Po went a slightly different route, and chose to live all 50 of those lives at once. Here is his remarkable story—a riveting tale of enlightenment, debauchery, and infinite jest.
Why Be a Buddhist, When You Can Be the Buddha?Lama Surya Das
Why be a Buddhist, when you can become the Buddha? With this simple question, Lama Surya Das cuts directly to the heart of the integral spiritual impulse, hinting at a secret that lies at the center of all the world’s spiritual traditions. An exemplary teacher of Dzogchen Buddhism, Lama Surya delivered this presentation with diamond-tipped clarity, precision, and wit, suggesting a few ways we can carry this realization for ourselves through our day-to-day lives while reminding us how simple it all really is: the most sublimely ordinary experience you will ever know.
Exploring Stages of Sexuality Through BuddhismDavid Deida
David Deida explains how the three major schools of Buddhist thought reflect the stages of psycho-sexual maturity, and how these stages play themselves out in our spiritual practices and in our relationships.
Buddha: A Story of EnlightenmentDeepak Chopra and Ken Wilber
One of the most popular and successful authorities on how to make the wisdom of the world’s great spiritual traditions accessible, easy, and fun, shares his motivation for writing a fictionalized account of the life and awakening of Gautama Buddha.
Buddha Is as Buddha Does: The 10 Original Practices for Enlightened LivingLama Surya Das and Ken Wilber
If you had the opportunity to become a bodhisattva right now, would you take it? Lama Surya Das invites us to learn how to be a bodhisattva, exploring ten of the most important practices of enlightened living, held always in an integral embrace.
Integral Mahamudra: The Mandala of AwakeningPatrick Sweeney
Patrick Sweeney, the holder of the Karma Kagyü lineage, offers a powerful mahamudra teaching. The term mahamudra literally means “great seal” or “great symbol”, a body of teaching that represents the culmination and fulfillment of all the practices of the new schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Mudra refers to the fact that each phenomenon appears vividly, and maha refers to the fact that it is beyond concept, imagination, and projection.
A Personal Journey to the Ever-PresentLama Surya Das and Ken Wilber
In this lively conversation Lama Surya Das recounts his own personal story on the spiritual path, from seeking to realizing, with all the trials and tribulations inherent in a journey without a goal.