As Barbara Gates tells it, she turned to Wes Nisker and said, “Hey maybe it’s time for an issue on sex?” “Why just sex?” he laughed. “How about sex, money and power?” Alan, our publisher, agreed, “Yeah, I think it’s time to take on ‘the tough stuff.’”
Interview with Ajahn Amaro: The Bottom Line—Dharma in Line with the Dharma
Perhaps no one can truly understand money, power and sex until trying to give them up completely. So we begin our exploration of “the tough stuff” by turning to Ajahn Amaro and asking him to explain the monastic approach to these worldly matters.
Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard talks about true happiness, and how to find it. Hint: habits and emotions can help or hinder.
A Mind Reader's Briefing
Short reviews of books, CDs and films: Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond • Tibet: An Inner Journey • Tomorrow’s Moon • Jataka: Stories and Music of Buddhist India • Fearless Mountain • Being Prayer • The Tara Book • The Eighth Promise