Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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

Blog Post Archive

“He Never Said No” — The inside story of Garry Shandling’s Buddhism

Brother Phap Hai shares personal insights into Garry Shandling's Buddhist practice. The post “He Never Said No” — The inside story of Garry Shandling’s Buddhism appeared first on Lion's Roar.

President Obama salutes Vesak, or “Buddha Day”

"I send greetings to all those observing Vesak," writes President Obama. The post President Obama salutes Vesak, or “Buddha Day” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Great Awakening Beckons

Never before have the teachings of the Buddha found themselves in a society as diverse as ours. The post The Great Awakening Beckons appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Queer Eye, Right View

The queer eye sees what it’s not supposed to. Likewise, the Dhammapada tells us that the wise see with the inner eye. The post Queer Eye, Right View appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Loosening the Knots of Anger Through Mindfulness Practice

Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us how to relax the bonds of anger, attachment and delusion through mindfulness and kindness toward ourselves. The post Loosening the Knots of Anger Through Mindfulness Practice appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Rich color, rich textures

“Rich color, rich textures: this is such an uncontrived image. It’s a beautiful example of fresh seeing.” The post Rich color, rich textures appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Georgia Buddhist Jampa Pawo to be executed today

Jampa Pawo, a member of the Atlanta Shambhala community, is scheduled to be executed on the evening of April 27. The post Georgia Buddhist Jampa Pawo to be executed today appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Meditation teacher Larry Yang voted San Francisco Pride Parade’s Community Grand Marshal

"Who would have thought in the Buddha’s time that a queer dharma teacher would have such a role?” The post Meditation teacher Larry Yang voted San Francisco Pride Parade’s Community Grand Marshal appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Are We Really Meditating?

Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel examines common misconceptions about Buddhist practice that can derail even the most seasoned practitioners. The post Are We Really Meditating? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How to Transform Anger in 4 Steps

Using the traditional metaphor of the poison tree, Judy Lief teaches us four Buddhist techniques to work with our anger The post How to Transform Anger in 4 Steps appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A GPS of the Mind

The GPS in my car never gets mad at me, no matter how many times I turn to avoid the torn-up street she has recommended. She just says, “Recalculating” and directs me to turn right, and then right again, until I am back where she wanted me—on the street blocked by construction. Again I select […] The post A GPS of the Mind appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies seeks new Executive Director

The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, a nonprofit organization devoted to the integration of Buddhist study and practice, is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The post Barre Center for Buddhist Studies seeks new Executive Director appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The First Noble Misunderstanding

There's a lot of misunderstanding about meditation. In fact, that's pretty much all that meditation is — the process of seeing how very much you've misunderstood about it and everything else. The post The First Noble Misunderstanding appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The World We Have

Only when we combine our concern for the planet with practice will we have to tools to make the necessary changes to address the environmental crisis. The post The World We Have appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Such presence

“The light and textures in this image have such presence. It’s a great example of fresh seeing.” The post Such presence appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How to Practice Vipassana Insight Meditation

Step-by-Step instructions on how to do this important practice ­— the foundation of all Buddhist meditations — from the late Vipassana master Sayadaw U Pandita. Vipassana, or insight meditation, is the practice of continued close attention to sensation, through which one ultimately sees the true nature of existence. Show More Summary

Dharma teachers Trudy Goodman and Jack Kornfield to tie the knot

Trudy Goodman on how she and Jack Kornfield came to be a couple, and now, engaged: "We were teaching together and working together. It was such a pleasure to discover we were on the same page. It happened very organically." The post Dharma teachers Trudy Goodman and Jack Kornfield to tie the knot appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Buddhists lend their signatures to Interfaith Climate Change Statement

The "Interfaith Climate Change Statement" was signed by a number of Buddhists, as well as five Catholic cardinals, the CEO of the world’s largest Islamic humanitarian NGO, and many others. The post Buddhists lend their signatures to Interfaith Climate Change Statement appeared first on Lion's Roar.

New York’s Rubin Museum to #HonorNepal on anniversary of earthquakes

"Nepal’s recovery is only just beginning, and preserving cultural heritage is more crucial now than ever,” says Rubin Museum of Art Executive Director Patrick Sears about the new exhibit. The post New York’s Rubin Museum to #HonorNepal on anniversary of earthquakes appeared first on Lion's Roar.

I was “completely unprepared” for cancer — but mindfulness and yoga helped

Esther Brandon recalls how — though they never met — Rabbi Alan Lew's words helped her to persevere through her battle with breast cancer. The post I was “completely unprepared” for cancer — but mindfulness and yoga helped appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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