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According to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, to be enlightened is to be free of obsessions. Given that I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, I usually feel very far from that ideal. The post Over and Over Again appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Thich Nhat Hanh is in hospital, but his condition is “OK.” The post Despite rumors, Thich Nhat Hanh is “OK” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Whether buying products on the Internet or Skyping with our students and teachers, we instantly recognize our interdependence, and yet how about when we walk outside our door? The post Which River Will You Cross? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
With violence mounting, an election one year away, and President Obama visiting the country next week, the world is watching Burma. The post Making sense of the anti-Muslim violence in Burma appeared first on Lion's Roar.
It's often difficult to just see reflections, without being distracted by the things reflected, but these colors and textures need no embellishment. The post Seeing reflections appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Tibetan teacher and author Khensur Jampa Tegchok died in India on Tuesday, October 28. The post Tibetan teacher Khensur Jampa Tegchok passes away appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Experience may be how we decorate our homes, our lives, but stillness is how we give them meaning and make them something to inhabit. The post Pico Iyer on “The Art of Stillness” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The great punchline of Zen is that everything is completely obvious. For those of us who are slow, this truth can take decades to sink in. The post Out of the Blue appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The Khyentse Foundation offers scholarships and grants for those who wish to study and practice dharma. The foundation was founded by Bhutanese teacher and filmmaker Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche in 2001, to promote the teachings of the Buddha through education, preservation and translation. Show More Summary
Thich Nhat Hanh's Deer Park Monastery, in California, is planning to build three dormitories and a small cottage. Deer Park is a monastery in the order of Thich Nhat Hanh, a Zen Buddhist monk and peace activist. The post Video: Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastery needs your help appeared first on Lion's Roar.
I arrive at the airport well in time for my early morning flight to Orange County, where an old friend has taken quite ill. I notice the flight is delayed. The post A Bad Day at the Airport appeared first on Lion's Roar.
This morning, hundreds of Western Buddhist teachers sent an open letter to the President, asking him to show concern for Burma's Muslims. The post Buddhist teachers plead for Burma in an open letter to Obama appeared first on Lion's Roar.
From “The Pentacle” to Corpse Pose, yoga teacher Cyndi Lee invites you to open up and watch the movie of your mind. “Openness doesn’t come from resisting our fears but from getting to know them well.” Last Halloween, one of the teachers here at OM Yoga Center began his evening class by inviting the students […] The post Halloween Hatha appeared first on Lion's Roar.
One of the Nicholas Vreeland dipytchs being shown at Tibet House beginning November 7.Poetry as Practice, Practice as Poetry December 5-7, 2014 Copper Beech Institute, West Hartford, CT, USA Website Copper Beech Institute is offering a three-day poetry writing retreat. Show More Summary
From author and contemplative photographer Andy Karr comes the latest “Seeing Fresh” contemplative photo of the week, submitted by Emerald. The post Seductive lines on a pastel sky appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Buddhism is about realization and experience, not institutions or divine authority. This makes it especially suited to those who consider themselves spiritual but not religious. Here are ten reasons why: The post Are You Spiritual But Not Religious? 10 Reasons Why Buddhism Will Enrich Your Path appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Buddhism and environmentalism are a natural fit. Jessica Morey points this out in her review of Susan Murphy's new book, Minding the Earth: Mending the World, The post What can Buddhism do for the environment? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In nature we see Buddhist truths unfold, while in Buddhism we find ways to heal the natural world. Jessica Morey on Minding the Earth, Mending the World. The post Bodhi Trees appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Digital Monastery Project has launched an Indiegogo campaign to protect Buddhist artefacts in Bhutan. The post Indiegogo campaign raising funds to protect artifacts appeared first on Lion's Roar.
“Spiritual but not religious” is the term used to describe the 30 million Americans who have some spiritual belief yet belong to no denomination. The post Is Buddhism the religion for people who don’t like religion? appeared first on Lion's Roar.