Issue 17
Spring-Summer 2006


  • The Brain in Meditation
    Peter Malinowski
  • Being Calm and Effective: Managing a Business Well
    Lama Jigme Rinpoche
  • Beyond Life & Death: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on Death and Rebirth
    Lama Ole Nydahl
  • Finding a Teacher
    Pit Weigelt
  • Transmission in Buddhism
    Tasso Kallianiotis


  • Letters to the Editor
  • Questions and Answers
    Aaron Crook and Robert Manuse
  • Meditation Basics
    Klaus Neukirchen
  • Buddhism in Everyday Life
    Carin L. Crook
  • Unsung Heroes of Active Compassion
    Michael Fuchs and Steffen Gill
  • Book Reviews
  • Glossary


Our goal at Buddhism Today is to present Buddhist meditation in a practical way, so that everyone can use it even in the midst of their busy, modern lives.

Download Free Meditation Text
H.H. the 17th Karmapa: Guiding a Meditation
What is Meditation? H.H. 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje Offers a Teaching
Buddhist Meditation for Beginners, Guided by Lama Ole Nydahl
Try a Short Meditation with Lama Ole Nydahl