Interview with Tibetan Doctor Phuntsog Wangmo

Interview with Tibetan Doctor Phuntsog Wangmo

Tell me a little bit about yourself I am Tibetan and I live in Massachusetts right now. I work for Shang Shung Tibetan School of Medicine which was founded by my guru, Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche. I’m the director of the school and also the main teacher of the school. I’ve...
Notes from Sravasti Abbey

Notes from Sravasti Abbey

Thubten Jangsem, The Buddhist Center — Thubten Norbu Ling member, contributing writer (Part I of III) Boldly Go The view of Earth from space leaves some astronauts with a powerful “cognitive shift,” known as the Overview Effect.[1] Last year, after launching to the...
12 Tips to Mindful Eating Using Buddhist Wisdom

12 Tips to Mindful Eating Using Buddhist Wisdom

The first bite is always the best—mouth watering in anticipation, a novel flavor on a clean palate, and the sweet moment when a craving seems to be satisfied—but have you noticed how quickly those feelings dissipate? After the fourth or fifth bite, you likely aren’t...