Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Why Larung Gar, the Buddhist Institute in eastern Tibet, is Important

Larung Gar Buddhist Academy is a major center of Buddhist monasticism and study in Tibet. It faces demolition later this month. The post Why Larung Gar, the Buddhist Institute in eastern Tibet, is Important appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi mobilizes task force to confront Buddhist extremists

Aung San Suu Kyi and her government have clamped down on Buddhist-led violence against Muslims after many months of silence. The post Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi mobilizes task force to confront Buddhist extremists appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A good pavement shot

“I’m a sucker for a good pavement shot and this is a good one: all texture and color." The post A good pavement shot appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Meditation: Touching In with the Present Moment

A meditation practice to find yourself in the present moment from renowned American Buddhist teacher Pema Cho?dro?n. The post Meditation: Touching In with the Present Moment appeared first on Lion's Roar.

What is the Eightfold Path?

The Buddha taught his disciples this eight-step path to awakening. These eight aspects of Buddhist practice are described as “wise,” or simply, “right.” The post What is the Eightfold Path? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

You Can’t Get Rid of Your Anger— And That’s OK

Denying anger or giving in to it only makes things worse. The middle way, says Josh Korda, is to live with your difficult emotions skillfully. The post You Can’t Get Rid of Your Anger— And That’s OK appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The 4 Noble Truths of Emotional Suffering

The Buddha laid out a four-step path to freedom from difficult emotions. Anyen Rinpoche says the secret is understanding why our emotions cause suffering. The post The 4 Noble Truths of Emotional Suffering appeared first on Lion's R...

How Do I Put My Mind to Rest?

We constantly face the challenge of emotional turmoil and restless mind. Karen Maezen Miller suggests you cut off your conflicting emotions at their root. The post How Do I Put My Mind to Rest? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Who is Tara, the Liberator?

Three Buddhist teachers explain the significance of the deity Tara. The post Who is Tara, the Liberator? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Waking Up to Whiteness

For our practice to have meaning in today's world, says Greg Snyder, it must include a thorough understanding of our racial identities and their impact. The post Waking Up to Whiteness appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Compassion and Wisdom

"The human heart is basically very compassionate, but without wisdom, compassion will not work. Wisdom is the openness that lets us see what is essential and most effective." The post Compassion and Wisdom appeared first on Lion's R...

Twenty Tibetan Buddhist nuns are first ever to earn Geshema degrees

The Geshema degree is the highest training in the Gelugpa school of Buddhism, previously only available to men. Now, 20 nuns have earned Geshema degrees. The post Twenty Tibetan Buddhist nuns are first ever to earn Geshema degrees appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Pema Chödrön’s reading go-to? Harry Potter

What does America's most beloved Buddhist nun do when her nerves get fried? The post Pema Chödrön’s reading go-to? Harry Potter appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Demolition of half of world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist institute to begin July 25th

Demolitions at Larung Gar Buddhist Academy will reportedly begin July 25th following China's demands to demolish 50 percent of residences at the monastery. The post Demolition of half of world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist institute to begin July 25th appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Practice of Recollection

The Buddha called recollection "the only way." Quite simply, recollection is remembering to establish the attention with full awareness on the present. The post The Practice of Recollection appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Just a rusty fender

“It's ridiculous that a rusty fender could yield such an attractive perception. It’s a good example of fresh seeing.” The post Just a rusty fender appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Transforming the Heart of Suffering

In order to have compassion for others, we have to have compassion for ourselves. The post Transforming the Heart of Suffering appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Boxing champion Keith Thurman calls himself “Christian-Buddhist”

For those of you who thought Buddhism was only for pacifists, here's some news: reigning welterweight boxing champion Keith Thurman studies Buddhism. The post Boxing champion Keith Thurman calls himself “Christian-Buddhist” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Harold Ramis, Judd Apatow talk “Groundhog Day,” Buddhism, and San Francisco in the 60s

Judd Apatow talks to the legendary and late Harold Ramis about the influence of Buddhism on him and his classic film, Groundhog Day. The post Harold Ramis, Judd Apatow talk “Groundhog Day,” Buddhism, and San Francisco in the 60s appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Jaimal Yogis’ documentary “Saltwater Buddha” teaches the samsara of surfing

For surfer, journalist, and Zen practitioner Jaimal Yogis, his documentary film, "Saltwater Buddha," has been the ultimate lesson in letting go. The post Jaimal Yogis’ documentary “Saltwater Buddha” teaches the samsara of surfing appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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