The radical practice of exchanging ourselves for others.

In the first stages of practice, our main problem is attachment. But in the more advanced stages, in the practices for developing love, compassion and, finally, bodhichitta, the main delusion is known as self-cherishing. We’d call it selfishness: putting ourselves...

Coronavirus is bad enough – why have fear as well?

It seems as if there’s nowhere on the planet right now that isn’t suffering from the presence of the coronavirus and its consequences. And it’s bringing so much fear and anxiety. This is natural, of course – but that doesn’t mean we should take fear for granted. We...