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

Blog Post Archive

“Charlotte” models mindful breathing for kids

Above, click through a slideshow of the lovely artwork from Parallax Press’s forthcoming children’s book, Charlotte and the Quiet Place, which comes out on August 11. As its publishers write, the book “shows how a child learns and practices...Show More Summary

Tibetan father of four dies after self-immolation

A man in the Tawu county of Tibet has died after setting himself on fire on Wednesday, May 20. The post Tibetan father of four dies after self-immolation appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Suffering Opens The Real Path

Norman Fischer explains why it’s suffering that gives us the incentive, vision, and strength to transform our lives. The post Suffering Opens The Real Path appeared first on Lion's Roar.

EBMC brings diversity to dharma

In the late 90s, a group of Buddhist teachers and practitioners began talking about the need for a new meditation center in Oakland, California. The post EBMC brings diversity to dharma appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Shinnyo-en to host largest Memorial Day observance

On Monday, 50,000 people will gather on Ala Moana Beach, in Hawaii, to "create a moment of collective remembrance, harmony, and international friendship." The post Shinnyo-en to host largest Memorial Day observance appeared first on Lion's Roar.

After Don Draper, 14 times Buddhism and advertising collided

Following Don Draper's meditation-based epiphany in the finale of "Mad Men," 14 examples of meditation and commerce colliding. The post After Don Draper, 14 times Buddhism and advertising collided appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Mad Men’s Don Draper has a meditative breakthrough

No, he didn’t become a Buddhist, but in “Person to Person,” Mad Men‘s finale, Don Draper definitely came closer than many might have expected he could. Buddhism or no, it made for a memorable meditation-and-pop-culture moment. (Spoiler...Show More Summary

Obama issues message of Burma support to Congress

On May 15, US President Barack Obama issued the following “Message –Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma”: TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d))...Show More Summary

Buddhists Go to the White House

It is good to meet a first time but it is only through relationship—among ourselves as Buddhist practitioners and with the ear of those in government—that we will accomplish anything and turn to the work of bodhisattvas. The post Buddhists Go to the White House appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Dialogues with Josh Korda and Koshin Paley Ellison

Josh Korda and Koshin Paley Ellison explore the problem of spiritual bypassing. The post Dialogues with Josh Korda and Koshin Paley Ellison appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Be part of the first Shambhala Sun Community Retreat at Omega

The Shambhala Sun Foundation invites you to its first-ever community retreat, featuring Sylvia Boorstein, Melissa Myozen Blacker, and Tsoknyi Rinpoche. The post Be part of the first Shambhala Sun Community Retreat at Omega appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Does my transgender identity conflict with the teachings on no-self?

I was born male, but I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m actually a transgender woman. As a Buddhist, I feel conflicted by the teachings on no-self. The post Does my transgender identity conflict with the teachings on no-self? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

New 7.3 quake strikes Nepal

From a US Geological Survey "shake map" depicting the quake.A new earthquake of 7.3 magnitude has struck Nepal, east of Kathmandu near Mount Everest. This, after a previous quake last month left the country’s Kathmandu region shattered and with 8,000 people dead. Show More Summary

Bad Enough to Meditate

Buddy Nielsen, founding singer of Senses Fail, tells Lion's Roar how his Buddhist practice is helping him come to terms with his traumatic past. The post Bad Enough to Meditate appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Gyalwang Drukpa visits Baltimore, upholds LGBT people at White House

Thursday was a busy day for the Gyalwang Drukpa, head of the Drukpa, or Dragon, Order of Buddhism. The post Gyalwang Drukpa visits Baltimore, upholds LGBT people at White House appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The four essential points of letting go

It’s when we lose the illusion of control—a "bardo" state where we are most vulnerable and exposed—that we can discover the creative potential of our lives. The post The four essential points of letting go appeared first on Lion's R...

Meditating with noise: What should you do?

I can’t seem to escape from external noise when meditating. What should I do? The post Meditating with noise: What should you do? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Job Posting: Shambhala Sun Assistant Editor

The Shambhala Sun Foundation is looking for an assistant editor to work in the short-term as a member of our print and online editorial team. The post Job Posting: Shambhala Sun Assistant Editor appeared first on Lion's Roar.

After the Fire, the Freeze

Allan Lokos marvels at the despair, the joy, and the healing process that he and his wife experienced after surviving a horrific airplane crash. The post After the Fire, the Freeze appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Find salivation at NYC’s “Foodhist” temple

UNIX Gallery in Manhattan opened a Buddhist-style temple that venerates, cake, pizza, sushi, and bacon. The post Find salivation at NYC’s “Foodhist” temple appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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