Expanding the Mind News

Buddhism and Loneliness: How to Find Real Connection?

Dec 2, 2022

A reader asked: "In my day-to-day life, I often feel lonely. It seems like there's not a lot of genuine connection. What is real connection? What are some qualities of it?

Buddhism and Loneliness: Romantic Relationships

Dec 2, 2022

The loneliness of not being with someone in a romantic way has a certain feeling to it. No question about that.

A Crisis Is A Wonderful Opportunity For Self-Cultivation

Feb 12, 2022

Editor’s note: Below is an edited excerpt from a talk that Professor Doug Powers gave to a group of DRBU cultivators in May 2020, when California was only six weeks into the shelter-in-

A Grateful Heart: Photos of Gratitude

Nov 14, 2021

We asked the DRBU community to share what they’re grateful for. Enjoy the collection of photos showcasing what our community members appreciate.

How Do You Avoid Feeling Depressed About Impermanence?

Jun 13, 2021

We asked Professor Doug Powers for his thoughts on our emotional response to impermanence.

“Daughters of the Buddha” - Interview with Venerable Karma Lekshe Tsomo

May 8, 2021

Tell us about yourself.Oh, how long do we have?