Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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Filed Under:Religion / Buddhism
Posts on Regator:2515
Posts / Week:8.3
Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Why Is Rebecca Solnit Hopeful?

Writer and activist Rebecca Solnit tells the truth about misogyny, injustice, and environmental destruction, along with the hope found in uncertainty. The post Why Is Rebecca Solnit Hopeful? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Meditation Only Goes So Far

If you want to connect with the open, spacious quality of mind, says Lama Willa Miller, at some point you have to stop trying to meditate. The post Meditation Only Goes So Far appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Threatened by fire, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center cancels guest season, seeks funds to cover “devastating” losses

The guest season will not reopen this summer at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, due to the ongoing threat posed by California's raging wildfires. The post Threatened by fire, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center cancels guest season, seeks funds to cover “devastating” losses appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Mindfulness is the Best Medicine

After 13 years as a Buddhist nun, Sister Dang Nghiem looks back on her medical career and realizes monastic practice and medicine aren’t that different. The post Mindfulness is the Best Medicine appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Doors of Liberation

No self, no form, no goal: Thich Nhat Hanh on the truth we’re distracting ourselves from. The post The Doors of Liberation appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Dad’s Happiness

In her widowed father’s pale, hopeful face, Ann Nichols saw that everything her mother had fallen for. Why should he be limited to a life without romance? The post Dad’s Happiness appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Enlightenment in Female Form

Gelek Rinpoche argues that enlightenment is possible only when female and male energies are both present. Tara practices bring enlightened female energy. The post Enlightenment in Female Form appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Practice Like Your Hair’s on Fire

Enlightenment is possible in this lifetime but time is running out. We have to make the most of this rare and fleeting opportunity to wake up. The post Practice Like Your Hair’s on Fire appeared first on Lion's Roar.

What is Monkey Mind?

We all recognize monkey mind—that wild mind going in more than one direction at a time, swinging from one branch of thought to the next. It wants the next banana, the next big thing, the next small thing. It wants to keep moving. Monkey mind likes texting and online gaming. It’s the mind that likes […] The post What is Monkey Mind? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

McZen! This use of a Buddhist term is a real whopper

McDonald's tweet tries to give sugary coffee beverages "Zen" cachet. The post McZen! This use of a Buddhist term is a real whopper appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A Buddhist Chaplain at Rikers Island

Justin von Bujdoss is a Buddhist lama and Rikers Island's first Staff Chaplain. He reflects on what Rikers Island is, and what it needs. The post A Buddhist Chaplain at Rikers Island appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Art That Illustrates Another Reality

Do the strange and potent images of Tibetan art represent a deeper and truer reality? Francesca Fremantle on the symbolism of awakened mind. The post The Art That Illustrates Another Reality appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Kindness to Ourselves and Others

Suffering is more than the first noble truth of Buddhism. To see our own and others' suffering is the first step on the path, the birthplace of compassion. Judy Lief offers guidance on the journey. The post Kindness to Ourselves and Others appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Being Love

Awash in the pain of betrayal and a failed marriage, Laura Munson practices Pema Chödrön’s teachings on loving-kindness. It’s hard but it helps.   I did not get married to get divorced. I did not have children to subject them to the confusion of split parents. I did not hold them in my arms on […] The post Being Love appeared first on Lion's Roar.

New animated film “Kubo and the Two Strings” introduces kids to Buddhist concepts

"Kubo and the Two Strings," a new animated film that hits theaters today, takes kids on an adventure with strong Buddhist themes. The post New animated film “Kubo and the Two Strings” introduces kids to Buddhist concepts appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How We Get Hooked and How We Get Unhooked

Shenpa is the urge, the hook, that triggers our habitual tendency to close down. We get hooked in that moment of tightening when we reach for relief. To get unhooked we begin by recognizing that moment of unease and learn to relax in that moment. The post How We Get Hooked and How We Get Unhooked appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Lojong: How to Awaken Your Heart

Pema Chödrön's new commentary on Atisha's famed mind-training slogans that use our dificulties and problems to awaken our hearts. The post Lojong: How to Awaken Your Heart appeared first on Lion's Roar.

What Are the Three Kinds of Suffering?

Suffering is the central problem that Buddhism addresses, and recognizing our suffering is the first step to its solution. The post What Are the Three Kinds of Suffering? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Is Buddhism a Religion?

Is Buddhism a religion, psychology, or way of life? Our three experts, Charles Prebish, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, and Joan Sutherland, join the debate. The post Is Buddhism a Religion? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

We’re hiring a Digital Content Creator

The Digital Content Creator will be part of a supportive work environment and play a key role in the success of two magazines and a website. The post We’re hiring a Digital Content Creator appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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