Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Nepal: Death, catastrophic damage after 7.9 earthquake

Photo by Dr Sheelendra Shakya via BBCAn earthquake of 7.9 magnitude has struck Nepal, causing extensive catastrophic damage. According to the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs, more than 150 people have died, and many injured. The quake took place at 11:41 local time, with aftershocks continuing. Show More Summary

Vatican: Buddhists, join us in anti-slavery fight

The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue to Buddhists has issued a message called “Buddhists and Christians, together to counter modern slavery." The post Vatican: Buddhists, join us in anti-slavery fight appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Pro-Tibet #ReleasePanchenLama campaign announced

The Central Tibetan Administration hopes to mobilize support for the release of the Panchen Lama, who disappeared 20 years ago. The post Pro-Tibet #ReleasePanchenLama campaign announced appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A King in Queens: Seeing the Karmapa

When I saw His Holiness the Karmapa would be within striking distance, I bought a plane ticket and made the trek to New York to see what he’s up to. The post A King in Queens: Seeing the Karmapa appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Forum: What Does Mindfulness Mean for Buddhism?

Four leading thinkers address Buddhists' questions about secular mindfulness: Where are the ethics? Does it go deep enough? Will it help or hurt Buddhism? The post Forum: What Does Mindfulness Mean for Buddhism? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Perception of pure form

This is such a fine example of a perception of pure form: color and rich texture. The post Perception of pure form appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Earth Gathas

These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day. The post Earth Gathas appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Zen priest Tim Buckley has died

Zenshin Thomas "Tim" Buckley, zendo director of Great River Zendo in Bath, Maine, died on April 16. The post Zen priest Tim Buckley has died appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Should the swastika be banned, or reclaimed?

The swastika — known to many as a symbol of peace, and many more as a symbol of Nazi fascism — will be hotly debated at George Washington University. The post Should the swastika be banned, or reclaimed? appeared first on Lion's Roa...

Tibetan man self-immolates in front of shrine

Reports say that a Tibetan man died after self-immolating in China's Sichuan province on Thursday. The post Tibetan man self-immolates in front of shrine appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How to Practice Zazen

Jules Shuzen Harris teaches the meditation practice at the heart of Zen Buddhism. The post How to Practice Zazen appeared first on Lion's Roar.

“What can I say?”

What can I say? It's a great shot. And a fine example of fresh seeing. The post “What can I say?” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Living the Compassionate Life

The Dalai Lama explains how the Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and compassion lead inevitably to feelings of self-confidence and kindness. The post Living the Compassionate Life appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Offer Your Depression

Once I was in a meeting with a publisher to discuss a book I was writing (for which he had paid a tidy sum). He hated it. He hated me. The post Offer Your Depression appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Talking Buddhism and politics at the White House

On May 14, Buddhist leaders including will join together to present the first-ever White House-US Buddhist Leadership Conference. The post Talking Buddhism and politics at the White House appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Watch: “Touching the Untouchable” — and learn more about Dalit Buddhists

From Meena Srinivasan and her partner comes a short film, about the Dalit Buddhist community in Tamil Nadu, India. The post Watch: “Touching the Untouchable” — and learn more about Dalit Buddhists appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Buddha statue found in an ancient Viking hoard

Last month, Sweden Post released a stamp that depicts the Buddha sitting in a lotus as part of a series commemorating the Era of Vikings. The post The Buddha statue found in an ancient Viking hoard appeared first on Lion's Roar.

You Can’t Fail at Meditation

Dan Harris gets the inside story on mindfulness and compassion from Buddhist teachers Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, and Mark Epstein. The post You Can’t Fail at Meditation appeared first on Lion's Roar.

6 great Buddhist books for kids

Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux has son who, over the years, has enjoyed many great bedtime stories. The post 6 great Buddhist books for kids appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Two tibetan nuns die in second and third self-immolations this year

Two Tibetan nuns, Yeshe Khado and another identified as Yegha, have died after self-immolations undertaken in protests to China's policies regarding Tibet. The post Two tibetan nuns die in second and third self-immolations this year appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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