Only 46 monks have completed the seven-year marathon since 1885.
We tend to treat death and dying as a somber and serious event, but what if it doesn't have to be that way?
"You" might not be as real as you think you are. Here's what Buddhism has to say about living ego-free, and how Freud misunderstood it.
Is life worse or better than non-existence? And if it is, who is judging? Welcome to anti-natalism, a small but lively corner of philosophy.
There are many famous schools of thought that you have probably heard of, but did you hear the truth or just get a caricature of the idea?
India is a vast land, rich in history, beauty, and great ideas. Here, we want to introduce you to ten great minds in Indian thought. These ten thinkers span thousands of years, include several religions, and more than a few fields of expertise.
Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher and leading thinker in end-of-life care. This is what he's learnt about appreciating life while you have it, and being truly present.
Albert Einstein shared his thoughts on the meaning of life and his own spiritual views.
Add to playlist! Stanford University posts its Ho Center for Buddhist Studies series of talks on YouTube.
Harvard University offers a free course on Buddhist scriptures.
Skeptic John Horgan identifies new theories of matter and the universe that reveal human narcissism.
Mindfulness mediation has many benefits, but to focus on the benefits is to miss the point of mindfulness.