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We've just packed up and sent out our second annual collection of copies of Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma, as well as some select Buddhist books to the Los Angeles County penal system. The post Dharma makes a difference for prisoners appeared first on Lion's Roar.
As a young child, I loved to play with “magic seeds.” I’d drop them into a glass of water, and they would suddenly swell into huge and exotic paper flowers. The post Making the Buddha’s Perfections our Own appeared first on Lion's R...
In 1963, Vietnamese Buddhists accused Allen Ginsberg of espionage. "He said he was a poet and a little crazy and that he liked Buddhists," a spokesman of the group told reporters. The post Allen Ginsberg the spy? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Have you ever had that accusation thrown in your face? Brad Warner has, and it’s made him think about what it really means to act like a Buddhist. The post That’s Not Very Buddhist of You appeared first on Lion's Roar.
We asked Shambhala Sun and LionsRoar.com readers to answer this question: What is the best thing Buddhism has done for your life? Here are your answers. The post Share Your Wisdom: Buddhism & Your Life appeared first on Lion's Roar.
My twin brother and I were born at a Marine base in North Carolina on July 16, 1945—the same day as the first atomic bomb explosion in Alamogordo. The post Meet a Teacher: Jack Kornfield appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings. The post A Bodhicitta Practice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
I first went there in 1980, and thirty-five years later Old Delhi remains my favorite tourist place in the world. The post A typical day in Old Delhi appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The University of Arizona has announced that it will launch a Buddhism Studies minor this fall. The post University of Arizona launches Buddhism Studies minor appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The practice of mindful walking, says Thich Nhat Hanh, is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth. The post Thich Nhat Hanh on Walking Meditation appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Announcing The Dalai Lama -- a special keepsake edition honoring the Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday. The post The Dalai Lama at 80 – a new Collector’s Edition; Reserve your copy now appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In a scathing article published this morning, The Economist called China's policies towards the Dalai Lama "nonsense" and "preposterous." The post The Economist on China’s Dalai Lama policies: “Preposterous” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Wrapping up her first trip to Japan, Michelle Obama visited Kiyomizu-dera, a 1200-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto. The post Watch: Michelle Obama visits Buddhist temple in Japan appeared first on Lion's Roar.
You would think this image would be about the houses in the background, but the perception was clearly about the textures of the trees. The post The texture of the trees appeared first on Lion's Roar.
A select visual history of Dharma books designed for the masses from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. The post Original Faces: Buddhists Books Go Pop! appeared first on Lion's Roar.
From Barbara Gates, co-editor and co-founder of the Buddhist publication Inquiring Mind, comes notice that after three decades, the magazine is folding. The post Inquiring Mind ceasing publication; seeks to make big share to prisoners appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Maura O'Halloran was a young Irish-American woman who took to Zen practice. Since her passing, O'Halloran's story has captured imaginations everywhere. The post Remembering “Irish Zen Saint” Maura O’Halloran appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Filmmaker John Bush, who made the "Journey into Buddhism" trilogy, is back at work on a new documentary project. The post Help Kickstart a “cinematic pilgrimage into the heart of India” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Whether you’re part of a full-scale Buddhist center or the humblest of sitting groups, there’s always more you can do to share your energy and practice with others. Brooklyn Zen Center executive director Greg Snyder shares four tips for a deep and helpful relationship with the community around you. The post Four Ways to Connect With Your Community appeared first on Lion's Roar.
On Friday, a fire at Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery, an FPMT (Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition) center in Australia, left the monastery without its recently built prayer room. So new was the room, in fact, that it was not yet insured. Show More Summary