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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 RelationshipsDec 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-CultivationFeb 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-
Intro to Buddhism: How to Have Relationships?Jul 11, 2021
By Doug Powers
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.
Patience and stillness are not just sitting for an hourApr 12, 2021
Below is an edited excerpt from an online class, taught by Professor Doug Powers.
How to Bridge The Divide?Dec 8, 2020
We asked Professor Doug Powers for his thoughts on the recent election and the psychology of American politics. How can we bridge the divide in the US today?
What is Sacred Space? An Interview with Prof. Doug PowersOct 5, 2020
Professor Doug Powers lead daily lectures for our Fall '20 CEI on Sacred Space, and we asked him some questions about the significance of sacred space and the brahmavihāras.
Open-hearted, Cooperative Relationships: Anti-racism and the BuddhadharmaJun 19, 2020
The following is from Professor Doug Powers, in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the recent events in Minneapolis and around the w
What is your vision for our future students' lives?Jun 1, 2020
We asked Professor Doug Powers, "What is your vision for our future students' lives?" The following is his response.
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