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As Zen teacher Suzuki Roshi famously said, “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” The post What is “beginner’s mind”? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Question: I received a breast cancer diagnosis in January and have almost finished chemotherapy, which will be followed by radiation treatment. Many cancer survivors say that attitude is key to survival. I understand that having hope...Show More Summary
In Thailand, a soldier and a Buddhist monk have been killed in a bomb attack that the military has attributed to religiously-motivated extremism. The post Thai soldier and Buddhist monk killed in bombing appeared first on Lion's Roa...
The Dalai Lama began listening to the BBC as a youth in Tibet and now, at age eighty, he’s still tuning in. The post Book Brief: A Force For Good appeared first on Lion's Roar.
We offer this teaching to honor the great Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, who suffered a serious stroke in November. The post 5 Practices for Nurturing Happiness appeared first on Lion's Roar.
You can join Sylvia Boorstein, along with fellow buddhist teachers Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Melissa Myozen Blacker, at the Shambhala Sun‘s community retreat at Omega, Waking Up in Every Moment. Click here for details. Illustration by Michelle Laporte. Show More Summary
A conversation with Pema Chödrön and Jack Kornfield, moderated by Michael Krasny, about the everyday difficulties that provoke us, reveal our habitual patterns, and ultimately transform us. The post Pema Chodron and Jack Kornfield talk “The Wondrous Path of Difficulties” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A new story from Marvel shows a very different Wolverine, who cultivates non-violence and compassion. The post What if Wolverine attained enlightenment? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In April, we asked our readers, "When someone asks you why you’re a Buddhist, what’s your 30-second answer?" The post Why are you Buddhist (in under 30 seconds)? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Treasure Caretaker Training is working to preserve and protect sacred Buddhist art by training "treasure caretakers” such as monks and nuns. The post Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art “caretaking” project appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The poet Anne Waldman has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in this year's American Book Awards. The post Anne Waldman receives Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A boy born in Nepal has been recognized as the reincarnation of Trulshik Rinpoche (1924-2011), one of the seniormost lamas in Tibetan Buddhism. The post Trulshik Rinpoche’s successor recognized appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Joan Sutherland, Judy Roitman, and Bodhin Kjolhede examine the practice of koan introspection and how different traditions approach it. The post How We Work with Koans and How They Work on Us appeared first on Lion's Roar.
After learning a childhood acquaintance has committed suicide, Ira Sukrungruang comes to terms with his adolescent role in the boy's teasing and exclusion. The post The Cruelty We Delivered: An Apology appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Tens of times a day, Diana Winston's two-year-old daughter helps her practice letting go. The post Let It Slide appeared first on Lion's Roar.
We hope you'll join us in celebrating the birth of Alexandra Hope Cano-Miller, born to Shambhala Sun deputy editor Andrea Miller and her partner on July 10. The post Welcome to the world, Alexandra Hope Cano-Miller! appeared first on Lion's Roar.
She’s best known as Thich Nhat Hanh’s invaluable collaborator, but Sister Chan Khong is also a dedicated activist and gifted teacher in her own right. Andrea Miller tells her extraordinary story The post The Life and Teachings of Sister Chan Khong appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The organizers are calling on people everywhere to fold paper cranes, to be brought to Los Alamos National Laboratory, "the cradle of the bomb." The post Buddhists, activists join to memorialize Hiroshima, Nagasaki appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Is there Buddhism without rebirth? That's the question Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche will address in a talk this Sunday, July 19, 1pm-8pm EST. The post Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to discuss reincarnation in free livestream event appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Today, Insight meditation pioneer Jack Kornfield turns 70. As teacher and author, Jack has had a profound impact on the practice of Buddhism and meditation. The post A Happy Birthday to Jack Kornfield — Read his best from Lion’s Roar appeared first on Lion's Roar.