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Beginning in January, Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California will be offering “Everyday Life as Mindfulness Practice,” an online course in eleven parts led by Insight meditation teacher Sylvia Boorstein — a favorite among...Show More Summary
For December, we're celebrating compassion on Lion's Roar and in Shambhala Sun. Here, Norman Fischer says giving is the Buddha way. The post Nothing to Give, No One to Receive It appeared first on Lion's Roar.
An Olive Branch presents an action plan for putting the necessary supports in place to protect sangha members from abuse The post Be Proactive appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The January 2015 Shambhala Sun magazine is now on newsstands everywhere, featuring the cover theme, "Compassion Changes Everything. The post Compassion Changes Everything: Inside the January 2015 Shambhala Sun appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In our third video on confronting abuse, Pam Rubin says that having compassion for people who have been abused does not mean demonizing abusers. The post Watch: Compassion is Not a Pie Chart appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Dearest Sangha Members, This Thanksgiving week and holiday season are a time of remembrance. It is a time to consider both the blessings of our lives and one of reflection. The post Brooklyn Zen Center leadership issues “Thanksgiving & Ferguson” letter appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The RZA—born Robert Diggs—needs no introduction to hardcore fans of hip-hop. He sat down with me to discuss how far his spiritual quest has taken him, and how far he still hopes to go. The post The Tao of the RZA appeared first on Lion's Roar.
For December, Lion's Roar features teachings on a powerful practice: compassion. Here, Gina Sharpe offers a short introduction to generosity, explaining how it can be the beginning of the end of suffering. The post The Heart of Generosity appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village community has issued another update on the Zen teacher’s health after he suffered a brain hemorrhage in early November. It reads, in part: “Thay’s condition in the hospital remains stable. [...He] continues...Show More Summary
With Brooklyn Zen's 12-Step Sangha, Luke Holland, brings together people with addictions of all kinds, to find support in Buddhism and the 12 steps. The post Interview: How Brooklyn Zen’s 12-Step Sangha works appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has just been released (watch it here), and to celebrate, we're sharing an excerpt from Matthew Bortolin's book, The Dharma of Star Wars. The post May the Force — and Luke Skywalker’s wisdom — “Awaken” with you appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Shambhala Sun Foundation: "Seated Guanyin Bodhisattva" PrintThe Shambhala Sun Foundation auction is bursting with a full and diverse range of spectacular art. Some Buddhist, some secular. Some original, some in print form. Some tactile and some purely, magnificently visual. Show More Summary
Pam Rubin explains that the conditions which foster sexual abuse in any organization have the exact same effect in Buddhist organizations. The post Watch: Blinding ourselves to abuse appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Tibet Film Archive director Tenzin Phuntsog has released never-before-seen clips of Tibet, dating between 1939 and 1959. The post Watch: Beautiful pre-occupation footage of Tibet discovered appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pam Rubin, a women's trauma counsellor and lawyer, explains why we need to start confronting abuse by believing its victims. The post Video: Confront abuse by believing appeared first on Lion's Roar.
This image catches the eye with the lovely red-ish hues of the wall, but it is the way the leaf floats in front of the wall on the spider's web that gives surprising depth. The post Caught in a web appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo williams discuss the challenges of being teachers of color in predominantly white communities. The post Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo williams in dialogue appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Photo by Velcrow Ripper.On Saturday, Novemeber 22, Plum Village issued a new update on the health of Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, who recently suffered a brain hemorrhage. It reads: “The doctors have expressed surprise at Thay’s resilience and stability over the last week, as the intensive treatment continues. Show More Summary
We took our time getting to the issue of abuse in Buddhist sanghas—perhaps too long. In hindsight, I wish we had talked sooner. The post No More Secrets appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The Shambhala Sun Foundation's Eighth Annual Online Auction starts this coming Monday. You'll find 450+ great deals for yourself or to give as gifts. The post Our annual online auction launches Monday! appeared first on Lion's Roar.