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Filed Under:Religion / Buddhism
Posts on Regator:1648
Posts / Week:7.8
Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Health update for Thich Nhat Hanh as of November 22

Photo by Velcrow Ripper.On Saturday, Novemeber 22, Plum Village issued a new update on the health of Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, who recently suffered a brain hemorrhage. It reads: “The doctors have expressed surprise at Thay’s resilience and stability over the last week, as the intensive treatment continues. Show More Summary

No More Secrets

We took our time getting to the issue of abuse in Buddhist sanghas—perhaps too long. In hindsight, I wish we had talked sooner. The post No More Secrets appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Our annual online auction launches Monday!

The Shambhala Sun Foundation's Eighth Annual Online Auction starts this coming Monday. You'll find 450+ great deals for yourself or to give as gifts. The post Our annual online auction launches Monday! appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Share Your Wisdom — and be in the Shambhala Sun

Calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh. Available in the Lion's Roar store.We’ve got a question for you: What’s the best thing that Buddhism has done for you? If you’ve got an answer, we want to hear it. So, tell us by sending an email to TheMoment@ShambhalaSun.com. Show More Summary

Our Teachers Are Not Gods

Longtime practitioner and psychotherapist Rob Preece says even though as students we may be devoted to our teachers, we can't afford to idealize them anymore. The post Our Teachers Are Not Gods appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Confronting Abuse of Power

Recent headlines have revealed that spiritual communities, including Buddhist ones, are particularly vulnerable to sexual abuse by male authority figures. The post Confronting Abuse of Power appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Comics legend Peter Bagge, new to Shambhala Sun, wins prestigious fellowship

Peter Bagge illustrated Brad Warner's Shambhala Sun article, "A Punk Looks at Fifty"–and his work will also appear in our forthcoming January issue. The post Comics legend Peter Bagge, new to Shambhala Sun, wins prestigious fellowship appeared first on Lion's Roar.

An Invitation

It doesn’t matter if you don’t know whom you’re praying to, says Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel. The very act of asking for help allows the heart to open and invite the world in. The post An Invitation appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Twenty-six Tibetan nuns expelled from nunnery

Photo, "Tibetan Buddhist Nun praying, Tharlam Monastery Porch, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal," by Wonderlane.Twenty-six nuns have been expelled from their nunnery in eastern Tibet. According to a release from the Dra-Sog-Drisum Association–a...Show More Summary

Master Kok Kwong, head of the Buddhist Association of Hong Kong, dies

Sik Kok Kwong, head of the Buddhist Association of Hong Kong, died on Monday at the age of 95. The post Master Kok Kwong, head of the Buddhist Association of Hong Kong, dies appeared first on Lion's Roar.

If It Sounds Too Good to Be True…

When we pray, says Mark Unno, it’s important not to get caught up in magical thinking or to become attached to specific outcomes. Just praying is enough. The post If It Sounds Too Good to Be True… appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Thich Nhat Hanh health update: Doctors cautiously optimistic

Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village community has issued an update on the 88-year-old Zen teacher’s health after a brain hemorrhage last week. It begins: “Th?y is now in a hospital with a highly reputable neurologist monitoring his progress. Show More Summary

The Paradox of Prayer

Prayer is alive and well in Western Zen, says Jan Chozen Bays, even as it challenges us to make sense of what we’re doing. The post The Paradox of Prayer appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The trace of the number seven

The blue-green colors in this image are attractive, but the trace of the number seven, and the subtle, textured shapes around it seal the deal. The post The trace of the number seven appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Thanks to Yoko

Everyone, it seemed, liked to tell Lisa Carver what she couldn’t do: it wasn’t proper, it wasn’t art, it wasn’t done. But Zen koans and Yoko Ono—now eighty—turned all that upside down. The post Thanks to Yoko appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Put your hands together

Do you pray? Does prayer have a place in Buddhism? That’s the question Buddhadharma addressed in its current issue, “Why Do Buddhists Pray?” The post Put your hands together appeared first on Lion's Roar.

“The Oldest Boy” premieres at Lincoln Center Theater

"The Oldest Boy," a play about a family whose son is identified as the reincarnation of a high Buddhist lama, premiered at Lincoln Center Theater last week The post “The Oldest Boy” premieres at Lincoln Center Theater appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Thich Nhat Hanh in hospital

Sister Chan Khong, Thich Nhat Hanh’s closest collaborator, told Lion’s Roar this morning that the 88-year-old Vietnamese Zen master is in hospital. The post Thich Nhat Hanh in hospital appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Over and Over Again

According to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, to be enlightened is to be free of obsessions. Given that I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, I usually feel very far from that ideal. The post Over and Over Again appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Despite rumors, Thich Nhat Hanh is “OK”

Thich Nhat Hanh is in hospital, but his condition is “OK.” The post Despite rumors, Thich Nhat Hanh is “OK” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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