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Photo by David Shankbone.In his Shambhala Sun profile of Joan Didion – the great American novelist – David Swick explored Didion’s renown, her thoughts about death, and her relationship to Zen. Now, Didion’s nephew, Griffine Dunne, points...Show More Summary
In this video, life coach and blogger JP Sears gives some tips on how to be ultra spiritual, including “silently-slash-passive aggressively” comparing how spiritual you are to others, talking in a super-soft voice with other spiritual...Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Bhikkhu Bodhi, Theravada teacher and accomplished Buddhist translator, gave a talk at the first American Tipitaka Chanting Ceremony. The post Bhikkhu Bodhi discusses the path to liberation in early Buddhism appeared first on Lion's Roar.
You could easily miss this scene if you were looking for something 'photogenic.' However, the rich colors and texture make a very strong image. It's a great example of fresh seeing. The post Beyond “photogenic” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
For Christmas a few years ago, my partner, Teja, gave me a round yoga mat about six feet in diameter. When I spread it out and began to practice—by the twinkle of the Christmas tree lights—I was amazed at the way my asanas transformed. The post Yoga from the Inside Out appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Named for the fearless proclamation of the buddhadharma, Lion's Roar offers news, commentary and features from the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma magazines. The post Welcome to LionsRoar.com appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Wisdom Publications, the not-for-profit, ecumenical publisher of Buddhist books, has hired a new director of sales and marketing, Daniel Aitken. The post Daniel Aitken joins Wisdom Publications as Sales and Marketing Director appeared first on Lion's Roar.
We posted recently about a Japanese temple that is using “cute-sexy” anime depictions of deities to promote itself. Now, here’s another surprising trend in Buddhist art. The post Buddhism and anime collide yet again appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Ashoka Mukpo is cured of Ebola. Yesterday evening, he posted on Twitter, "Just got my results. 3 consecutive days negative." The post Ashoka Mukpo cured of Ebola [Updated] appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Who is the Dalai Lama? The Dalai Lama Foundation wants to answer that question simply and definitely with one website, The Living History of the Dalai Lama. The post Support the Dalai Lama Foundation’s “Living History” campaign appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Insight teacher Gina Sharpe is working to create a truly inclusive sangha. The place to start, she says, is facing the truth that even Buddhist communities aren’t free from the suffering caused by racism. The post There is a Path that Frees Us from Suffering appeared first on Lion's Roar.
We are pleased to announce the launch of LionsRoar.com, the new online home for the Shambhala Sun, Buddhadharma, and the activities of the Shambhala Sun Foundation. Taking its name from the Buddha’s metaphor for the fearless proclamation of the truth, Lion’s Roar brings together all the teachings and articles once found on the Shambhala Sun […]
We have a big announcement coming tomorrow.
On October 19, the Oprah Winfrey Network will broadcast a feature interview with Oprah and Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön. They will discuss Pema’s life, her book, When Things Fall Apart, and techniques for living more consciously. The program will be broadcast at 11AM EST, on the program Super Soul Sunday. Pema is a regular contributor to […]
An Internet campaign to help pay Ashoka Mukpo’s medical bills is rapidly gaining traction online. Mukpo is the NBC cameraman who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa. See our previous coverage here. At the time of writing – 8:45AM EST – the campaign had raised more than $27,000. Stephanie Federico, the campaign’s creator and […]
Tonight, Rubin Museum founders Shelley and Donald Rubin, with actor Peter Sarsgaard, will flip the switch on the Empire State Building’s lights, turning it red in honor of the museum’s tenth anniversary. The museum, dedicated to Himalayan art, opened in Manhattan on October 6, 2004. See our post about the anniversary, here, and check out […]
In celebration of its new play about reincarnation, Manhattan’s Lincoln Center is hosting two talks on Tibetan Buddhism. The play, by Sarah Ruhl, is called, The Oldest Boy. It tells the story of an American toddler recognized as the reincarnation of a great Buddhist teacher. For more info, see our article on the play from August. […]
It doesn’t matter if we start small; we can find a way to hold the whole world in our heart. In her Shambhala Sun article, “Biggest Love,” Judy Lief explains how we might cultivate a love that is unfettered and pure — a love that touches everyone. Sound too big, too undoable? Don’t worry — […]
Twenty five years after it ended, Twin Peaks is returning to television, director David Lynch announced earlier today. Written and Directed by David Lynch and Mark Frost, the 1991-92 series followed an FBI investigation, headed by Special Agent Dale Cooper, into the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer. The show is famous for its campy, creepy […]
From author and contemplative photographer Andy Karr comes this, the latest “Seeing Fresh” contemplative photo of the week, submitted by Rinzing Kelsang. Andy’s comment: “This perception is so blunt and graphic. The slash of strong color, with the black wire spokes, against the featureless gray background, produces a very pleasing image. It’s a fine example of fresh […]