Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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Filed Under:Religion / Buddhism
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Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Playing With Buddha

At age seven, Ira Sukrungruang believed that the Buddha was more than a bronze statue. The Buddha was his best friend. The post Playing With Buddha appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Mahamudra Lineage

Osel Tendzin on Mahamudra and the lineage of Naropa, Marpa & Milarepa. The post The Mahamudra Lineage appeared first on Lion's Roar.

George Bush gives his painting of the Dalai Lama to His Holiness

George Bush gave his painting of the Dalai Lama to His Holiness himself as a birthday gift. The post George Bush gives his painting of the Dalai Lama to His Holiness appeared first on Lion's Roar.

What might ordinary Zen look like?

In 2011, I started to ask about my sangha's ordinariness. What do we look like meditating in our apartments, or sitting on a couch? The post What might ordinary Zen look like? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Join Melvin McLeod and three of his favorite teachers at Omega

Melvin McLeod, the editor-in-chief of the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma, invites you to take part in "Waking Up in Every Moment" in late August. The post Join Melvin McLeod and three of his favorite teachers at Omega appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Buddhists for Racial Justice site launches

A group of Buddhist leaders have launched "Buddhists for Racial Justice." The post Buddhists for Racial Justice site launches appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Zen Mind, Vajra Mind

The late Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche described Suzuki Roshi as his “accidental father” in America, and through their close friendship he gained great respect for the Zen tradition. In this talk, Chögyam Trungpa looks at the basic differences between Zen and tantra. The post Zen Mind, Vajra Mind appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The strange case of Doctor Strange’s Tibet

Much of Doctor Strange takes place in a highly mythical version of Tibet mashed up with other Asian cultures. So, how will the film deal with this? The post The strange case of Doctor Strange’s Tibet appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Happily Ever After

A gay couple’s decision to wed threw them into the heart of an American culture war. The post Happily Ever After appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Fake Buddhist monks a growing global problem

A new panhandling trend takes advantage of the public's image of Buddhist monks as harmless. The problem is only growing more pernicious. The post Fake Buddhist monks a growing global problem appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Emptiness

Dainin Katagiri Roshi teaches on the Buddhist concept of emptiness. The post Emptiness appeared first on Lion's Roar.

One Earth Sangha seeks to train “EcoSattvas”

This autumn One Earth Sangha will host a series of online, interactive sessions called “EcoSattva Training.” The post One Earth Sangha seeks to train “EcoSattvas” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Not Here Yet

Remarks by Gary Snyder on Buddhism, Ecology & the Poetics of Homelessness. The post Not Here Yet appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Sex Talk

Artist Rima Fujita helps teach Tibetan kids the facts of life. The post The Sex Talk appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Bhikkhu Bodhi talks “Four Noble Truths of the Climate Crisis” at White House

In this video from a gathering of Buddhists at the White House, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi addresses climate change and related issues through a Buddhist lens. The post Bhikkhu Bodhi talks “Four Noble Truths of the Climate Crisis” at White House appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Thich Nhat Hanh’s health “making remarkable progress,” Plum Village reports

Thich Nhat Hanh. Photo by Velcrow Ripper.In a new June 28th statement, Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village community in France reports that the Zen teacher, who suffered a stroke last fall, has been, “despite his advanced age, […] makingShow More Summary

How do I share the dharma with my kids?

Three teachers answer the question "how do I introduce Buddhism to my children without forcing it on them?" The post How do I share the dharma with my kids? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Four Highest Emotions

When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment. The post The Four Highest Emotions appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Theravada bhikkhunis in Indonesia “bounce back” after 1000 years

Photo: Sutar Soemitro, from Buddhazine.com.Via Buddhazine.com comes the news that “after being asleep for more than 1000 years, the lineage of Theravada bhikkhunis [fully ordained female monastics] in Indonesia [has] bounced back,” thanks to a ceremony held on Sunday, June 21. Show More Summary

US Gov honors Dalai Lama, condemns China

A resolution from the House of Representatives praises the Dalai Lama, while a report from the State Department condemn's China's repression in Tibet. The post US Gov honors Dalai Lama, condemns China appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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