Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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

Blog Post Archive

National Treasure: Gary Snyder

Beat hero, steward of the earth, Zen Buddhist—in his mid-eighties, poet Gary Snyder looks back on an honorable life at the leading edge. The post National Treasure: Gary Snyder appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Dalai Lama, at Kalachakra event, says “I think I can say I’ll live to be 100”

His Holiness the Dalai Lama told attendees of the Kalachakra Empowerment at Bodhgaya, India that he believes he will live to be 100 years old. The post Dalai Lama, at Kalachakra event, says “I think I can say I’ll live to be 100” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Let’s Stand Up Together

Bhikkhu Bodhi urges Buddhists to be visible advocates of peace, basic sanity, and social justice — causes that, he argues, transcend party politics. The post Let’s Stand Up Together appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How to Be a Help

We may not be able to stop someone from dying or suffering pain, but we can still help through the honesty, compassion and presence of mind we bring. The post How to Be a Help appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Bodhisattva

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche explains; those who take the bodhisattva vow make one simple commitment: to put others first, holding nothing back for themselves. The post The Bodhisattva appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Petition lodged after bhikkuni blocked from paying respects to Thailand’s late King

A petition has been has lodged after a group of bhikkuni were blocked from paying respects to Thailand's late King last month. The post Petition lodged after bhikkuni blocked from paying respects to Thailand’s late King appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Lion’s Roar presents a Bay Area-weekend of Buddhist discussion, dialogue, and debate

Dialogues and debates on Friday January 27th and Saturday the 28th are presented in partnership with the Khyentse Foundation and San Francisco Zen Center. The post Lion’s Roar presents a Bay Area-weekend of Buddhist discussion, dialogue, and debate appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How Will You See the Guru?

Are you able to see your teacher as the Buddha? It’s not easy, says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, but this is where the real path begins. The post How Will You See the Guru? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Isn’t Buddhism Supposed to Be Apolitical?

Insisting that Buddhist communities rally against the incoming Trump administration, San Francisco Zen Center priest Jiryu Rutschman-Byler argues that the idea of “apolitical Buddhism” is flawed from the start, based on four misconceptions. Show More Summary

Hope and joy in photos of the first nuns to earn “doctorates” of Tibetan Buddhism

The geshema degree, equivalent to a doctorate, represents the highest level of training in the Gelugpa school of Buddhism. It was previously only awarded to men. The post Hope and joy in photos of the first nuns to earn “doctorates” of Tibetan Buddhism appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How do I know whether to avoid or accept something that causes me distress?

In Buddhadharma's Ask the Teachers section, Sestuan Gaelyn Godwin, Larry Yang, and Dungse Jampal Norbu discuss relating to obstacles and difficult emotions. The post How do I know whether to avoid or accept something that causes me distress? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Consider This Before Going on a Buddhist Retreat

Christine Skarda has been on retreat for the past twenty-five years. She offers advice on preparing for a successful Buddhist retreat. The post Consider This Before Going on a Buddhist Retreat appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Buddhism in a Nutshell: The Four Seals of Dharma

“Buddhism,” says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, “is distinguished by four characteristics, or ‘seals.’ If all these four seals are found in a path or a philosophy, it can be considered the path of the Buddha.” People often ask me: “What...Show More Summary

Buddhist Conservatives: We Want to Hear From You

If you are a Buddhist conservative, we invite you to tell us your thoughts about the current political situation. Submissions can be sent to magazine@lionsroar.com. The post Buddhist Conservatives: We Want to Hear From You appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Buddhists Take a Stand: The March on Washington and Beyond

What Buddhists across the country are doing on inauguration day, and for the Women's March on Washington, plus helpful Buddhist teachings and commentaries. The post Buddhists Take a Stand: The March on Washington and Beyond appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Kalachakra is led by Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya; Karmapa in attendance

The Grand Kalachakra Empowerment, as given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is now underway. The post Kalachakra is led by Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya; Karmapa in attendance appeared first on Lion's Roar.

South Korean monk self-immolates in protest of government’s WWII sex slave settlement

A South Korean Buddhist monk set fire to himself in Seoul on Saturday, in protest of a deal forged by President Park Geun-hye. The post South Korean monk self-immolates in protest of government’s WWII sex slave settlement appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How to Practice Feeding Your Demons

Lama Tsutrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of "Chöd," to turn your inner demons into friends. The post How to Practice Feeding Your Demons appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Two Truths—Indivisible

When we enter the path, we are working at the level of relative truth, and with practice we may gain insight into the absolute. But we don’t enter the final stage of practice, says Tsoknyi Rinpoche, until we realize these truths were never separate. The post Two Truths—Indivisible appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Sylvia Boorstein launches petition as skillful means against “skewed news”

Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein has launched a new Change.org petition, titled "Let Cable Media Know You Object to Skewed News." The post Sylvia Boorstein launches petition as skillful means against “skewed news” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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