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Experiencing Joy by Reflecting and Meditating|
Susan Helene Kramer, BellaOnline's Meditation Editor
As babies, we see the world around us at face value: shapes, colors, dimensions. It is only later that we come to feel gratitude for the unseen but present qualities of love, care, and kindness.
Into the Heart of Life - Book Review|
Lisa Erickson, BellaOnline's Buddhism Editor
Into the Heart of Life is a beautiful book of teachings by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, one of the first Western women to be ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun. She first came to prominence as the subject of Cave in the Snow, a book about her 12 years in solitary retreat.
Religion and Spirituality Features - Full Listing
Thoughtforms and Werewolves
Learn about the connections between thoughtforms and Werewolves through the ages.
How Clever Are We?
Making decisions can seem that we have considered all aspects of the situation in front of us, however, we do not always see what is in front of us.
Frequently asked questions about the Lenten Season.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
Fall in Love With Your Feminine Power
This 8-week DailyOm online course incorporates meditation, energy healing, and women´s energetics work to help you heal, empower and awaken your connection to your feminine energy body. It includes print materials, video, and guided audio meditation. No prior meditation or energy work experience necessary. Embrace your full power, health, joy, and spirit!
In the Garden of Our Minds
In The Garden of Our Minds and Other Buddhist Stories, by Michelle L. Johnson-Weider and illustrated by Brian Chen, is a lovely collection of stories featuring a contemporary family with young children learning about Buddhism. It is great for anyone who wants to introduce children to Buddhist teachings.
This book profiles 12 amazing women teachers in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, some born in Tibet, others Western born. They share their fascinating life stories and spiritual insights. Bestselling author Pema Chodron is included, as is the senior most Western-born nun alive today, Londener Tenzin Palmo. Anyone of any faith will find this book powerful and inspiring.