Only a few parts of Buddhism's much larger practice were transplanted into American soil in the late 19th century. Here's how Buddhism changed when it migrated.
Are your new diet, exercise, meditation and self-care resolutions for 2018 really a personal choice? Or are you a model Western "biocitizen," living a life of unfreedom?
Why you might be getting gratitude all wrong.
There is no clear-cut definition of what mindfulness actually is. This has potentially serious implications.
Research shows this psychological technique can help people become more aware and support global change.
Wednesday, June 21, is International Yoga Day. A scholar explains how yoga is being Christianized in different parts of the world. So, what then is real yoga?
From the shores of India to a gym on the high-street — the evolution of modern yoga.
Even as congregations decline, chapels, meditation and prayer rooms are evolving as spaces of multi-faith worship and quiet reflection.
Why extreme sports can change your life for the better.
Time is fixed, but people experience hours, months and days in very different ways. One researcher has spent decades exploring this universal phenomenon.
Seawater has been used to treat skin problems, sinuses and mental health issues for centuries. And the evidence largely stacks up.
Hold up: mindfulness training as a complementary therapy in cancer treatment might not work for everyone.
A recent poster displayed Donald Trump with the Indian spiritual symbol of 'om.' Here is the problem:
A new book on Buddhism in South Africa is more than a beautiful coffee table book. If Zen ever finds a foothold in Africa, the truths the book reveals could be seen as monumental.
Apple's smartwatch promises to optimise our productivity and competitiveness. But can the new Breathe app for the watch help us to relax and make us mindful?
Here's how meditation can help make some of those big life decisions a little more easy to handle.
Talking therapy for people with post-traumatic stress disorder is one suggestion. A new study finds that surfing may be beneficial too.
With exam season in full swing, how you cope with stress might be the difference between brilliance and burnout.
Corporate culture has stripped the ancient practice of mindfulness of its spirituality and re-branded it as a modern solution to over-work.
Yoga fiction is a burgeoning genre of books that tell tales of spiritual enlightenment through an ancient Indian practice. But what happens when such practices are severed from their cultural roots?