Buddhism

Take The Cake: Reframing Jealousy

image credit Virgie Tovar

Jealousy is such an interesting thing to me. As immediate and intense as it feels when it hits, it has always struck me as a secondary — a smokescreen for something else.

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Rachel Embraces The Craft

On finding her love for craft arts:

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And The Dalai Lama Is Also Sexist. Just Great.

In today's SEXISM IS REAL, EVERYWHERE news: The Dalai Lama.

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My Wild and Crazy Zen Retreat Adventure

Statue at the Zen Buddhist Monastery, Upstate, NY

At first, I felt like an abandoned ten-year-old, dropped off at a remote summer camp—with the extra added attraction of no cell phone reception or Wi-Fi. I thought the hardest part of the weekend was going to be picking out a robe. Boy, was I wrong!

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The Ruined Reputation of China’s First and Only Empress

By normal measures of imperial China, Empress Wu Zetian did a pretty solid job. So why has she been impugned in history?

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