Category Archives: Insight Journal

July 2, 2015

July 2, 2015 full moon After Buddhism: A New Idiom for a Pragmatic, Ethical Culture Based on the Teachings of Gotama A Conversation with Stephen Batchelor Stephen teaches courses on Buddhism and leads meditation retreats all over the world. He … Continue reading

June 2, 2015

June 2, 2015 full moon Insecurity, Self-Criticism, and Impermanence An Article by Paul Fulton Paul Fulton is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Newton, Massachusetts. A co-founder and member of the Board of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, … Continue reading

IJ May 3, 2015

May 3, 2015 full moon Love and Compassion in the Visuddhimagga A Conversation with Maria Heim Maria Heim is Professor of Buddhist Studies in the Religion Department at Amherst College, MA. She specializes in Pali Buddhism, and her recent book … Continue reading

April 4, 2015

April 4, 2015 full moon Cultivating Bodhicitta: Wisdom and Compassion in Śāntideva’s Introduction to the Awakened Life By William Edelglass William Edelglass is Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Marlboro College in Vermont. He has a background sitting in … Continue reading

2015 3-5 IJ

March 5, 2015 full moon Going Forth   A conversation with David Chernikoff Insight Journal: Tell us something about your path to the Dharma. David Chernikoff: I was initially introduced to meditation practice when I began the study and practice … Continue reading

2014-9-8 Insight Journal

September 8, 2014 full moon Some (mostly secular) thoughts about Emptiness   By Gay Watson “Angel of the North” by Antony Gormley; photo by David Wilson Clarke Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons This article emerges from … Continue reading

2008 Summer Insight Journal, full edition

Insight Journal — Summer 2008 print edition

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Insight Journal Summer 2008, full edition

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2008 Winter Insight Journal, full edition

Insight Journal — Winter 2008 print edition

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Insight Journal Winter 2008, full edition

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2014-2-14 Insight Journal

February 14, 2014 full moon Buddhist Roots & Ethics Talking with Lynette Monteiro & Frank Musten Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) have become a wide-spread treatment because of their secular nature. MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) has been extremely successful in introducing large … Continue reading

2014-1-15 Insight Journal

January 15, 2014 full moon Silent Illumination By Guo Gu “Silent Illumination,” or mozhao, is often associated with the Caodong (Jp. Soto) School of Chan (Jp. Zen), and specifically with master Hongzhi Zhengjue (1091-1157). Never before had anyone articulated this … Continue reading