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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.
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.
“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.
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
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.
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.
"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.
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.
The statement was created "to spur a wider discussion in Zen centers and communities, as well as encouraging denominations and religious communities of all faith traditions to express themselves about the fate of the earth." The post “A Western Soto Zen Statement on the Climate Crisis” issued appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Surfing has had a longstanding association with spirituality, often being talked about in terms of Zen — after all, it’s pretty much impossible to think about anything but the present moment when you’re riding a wave. This association...Show More Summary
Whether you’re waiting tables or washing laundry, meditating or making art, the key, Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara teaches, is always to savor the task at hand. The post How to Make All Your Work Meaningful appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The way to really rest our busy minds in meditation is to let go of all thoughts about our thoughts. The more we do this, the more we discover our "enlightened potential." The post Resting the Busy Mind appeared first on Lion's Roar...
Like the monk who strived so hard he couldn’t see the goddess right behind him, if we push too hard for results we miss what is most intimate. When we and our work are one, says Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara, even the most mundane of life’s activities are profound and beautiful. The post The Work of the Moment appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hahn and Dr. Lilian Cheung on how the simple act of mindfully eating an apple can bring you many delights. The post How to Eat an Apple appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The modern Vipassana meditation teacher Sayadaw U Pandita has died, at the age of 94. A highly influential Theravada teacher, U Pandita was, at the time of his death, the abbot of Pa??it?r?ma Meditation Center in Yangon, Myanmar, whcih...Show More Summary
Understanding that many friends of Lion's Roar and Buddhadharma will feel compelled to offer financial assistance to relief efforts in Japan, we've created this page to share links to organizations seeking donations. The post After the Japan earthquakes, how to help appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Photo (c) Alexander Podshivalov / dreamstime.com.Inside our May 2016 magazine, 10 figures familiar to movie buffs and Buddhist alike — including Krista Tippett, Jeff Bridges, Peter Coyote, Naima Mora, and more — nominate their favorite Buddhist-themed films, from Groundhog Day to Kung Fu Panda. Show More Summary
“This splash of color against the monochrome building is spectacular. It’s a great example of fresh seeing.” The post A splash of color appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Pema Chödrön: an introduction to the life, books, and teachings of one of America's most beloved Buddhist teachers, from Lion's Roar and Buddhadharma. The post Pema Chödrön appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Hillary Clinton told WABC's Joan Hamburg that she values meditation and how the practice allows her a sense of relaxation and groundedness. The post Hillary Clinton, meditator? (And what about Bill?) appeared first on Lion's Roar.