Expanding the Mind News

Aspire to Be At Least 1% Bodhisattva

Apr 9, 2023

Enjoy this interview with DRBU Professor Bhikshuni Jin Jr.Tell us a little about yourself:

How to Live a Meaningful Life According to Buddhism

Mar 10, 2023

“A meaningful life is a life of liberation and freedom from the habits of the mind.”

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.