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Opening the Heart: A guided meditation with Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg.
Being Peace: A guided meditation with Buddhist monk Thich Naht Hanh.
A five-minute meditation with Pema Chodron.
Explore the beliefs of Theravada Buddhist, including what they believe about the origin of the universe, the purpose of life, the nature of a deity, suffering, and more.
Lama Surya Das sets the record straight on golden fishes, parasols, vases, and other Buddhist symbols.
New quotes each day from His Holiness the Dalai Lama to help you explore and learn the dharma.
REAL LIFE BUDDHISM
Does your mind wander while you're supposed to be cultivating awareness?
How to bring Buddhism into every-day moments.
MORE ON BUDDHISM
More on Buddhist practice, Buddhist teachers, contemporary Buddhist issues, and living the dharma. Plus interactive features, audio and video, quizzes, and more.