Answering the question of who you are is not an easy task. Let's unpack what culture, philosophy, and neuroscience have to say.
Knowing what to do is one thing, doing it is another.
The Buddha wasn't concerned with transcendence, but rather fully embodying the moment.
Critics complain that Maslow's hierarchy of needs focuses too much on the West. Yet other cultures often have similar ideas about personal development.
Symbols are often used to help people get an idea of higher, often ineffable, truths.
At one point, America needed to be called a Judeo-Christian nation. Now, with growing populations of Muslims, Evangelicals, Sikhs, Atheists, and other faiths, what should America call itself next?
As religious diversity increases in the United States, we must learn to channel religious identity into interfaith cooperation.
The Canadian professor's old-school message is why many started listening to him.
Both panoramic and detailed, this infographic manages to show both the size and distribution of world religions.
Perpetual worry doesn't have to be your default mindset.
Unwind the mind with these thought-provoking Alan Watts quotes.
In this short video, he compares the outset of Buddhism with the biblical garden.
The Buddha's teachings seem to be on point.
From animated umbrellas to polite-but-violent turtle-people, Japan's folklore contains some extremely creative monsters.
What would you do if money was no object?
Sometimes doing nothing means everything.
Buddhism and Western science converge on a number of ideas.
To go beyond meaning you might need a helpful phrase.
It's not what you have, it's what you do with it.
The great mythologist reminds us that our bliss is part of our suffering.
The Dalai Lama is important, so important that he might decide not to come back after his next death.