Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Everything We Do Matters, But Two Things Are Critical

Zen teacher and Unitarian Universalist minister James Ishmael Ford offers a commentary about how we got to Charlottesville and where we go from here. The post Everything We Do Matters, But Two Things Are Critical appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Twin Peaks, in key new episode, nods to Buddhism again

Rod Meade Sperry unpacks the Buddhist reference in last night's episode of "Twin Peaks." The post Twin Peaks, in key new episode, nods to Buddhism again appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A Prayer to Be of Benefit

Buddhist student Kaitlyn Hatch wanted a prayer specifically designed for the divided, trying time we're living in. So she wrote her own. The post A Prayer to Be of Benefit appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Training the Heart

Ajahn Chah says that if you want to transform the mind, you must to know and transform the heart. The post Training the Heart appeared first on Lion's Roar.

After allegations, Sogyal Rinpoche retires from Rigpa

Sogyal Rinpoche, Buddhist teacher and author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, "has decided, with immediate effect, to retire as spiritual director from all the organizations that bear the name of Rigpa in different countries around the world." The post After allegations, Sogyal Rinpoche retires from Rigpa appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Dalai Lama, citing exhaustion, cancels Botswana visit

The Dalai Lama has cancelled a coming visit to the Republic of Botswana, citing exhaustion as the reason. The post Dalai Lama, citing exhaustion, cancels Botswana visit appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Booooring…

Like, say, staring into space. Or counting your breaths. Or living life just as it is. Karen Maezen Miller on the virtues of boredom. The message comes with good intentions, as do most things designed to inspire, so I click on the link in my email and watch the short video. First I see a […] The post Booooring… appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Programmers say this Buddhist Bitcoin could “disrupt religion”

Users would be able to earn “Karma Coins” by meditating and teaching Buddhism. The coins could be spent within a special Buddhist community called the “Lotos Network.” A group of Buddhist programmers says it’s time for the world’s first...Show More Summary

Love Letters Sent by the Wind

“A single night of love is better than a hundred thousand years of sterile meditation,” he wrote. The life and poetry of Ikkyu, translated by John Stevens. The post Love Letters Sent by the Wind appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Treat Everyone as the Buddha

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche shares what a student should do when the teacher is not a good fit, or has committed serious ethics violations. The post Treat Everyone as the Buddha appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The True Dragon

If you are carving your own dragon, you will never see the real one. That’s why true zazen requires giving up your personal style of practice. The post The True Dragon appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Dalai Lama denounces ethical misconduct by Buddhist teachers

The Dalai Lama said that when a teacher commits ethical misconduct and disregards Buddhist ethics, students should make the misconduct public. The post Dalai Lama denounces ethical misconduct by Buddhist teachers appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Five InsightLA teachers earn Theravada authorization

Trudy Goodman, Sharon Salzberg, and Jack Kornfield formally passed on the Theravada lineage to five of InsightLA’s teachers on July 29. The post Five InsightLA teachers earn Theravada authorization appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Share Your Wisdom: What pithy Buddhist teaching do you find most helpful?

We’ve got a question for you: What Buddhist aphorism, motto,?or pithy teaching do you find most helpful, and why? The post Share Your Wisdom: What pithy Buddhist teaching do you find most helpful? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Conversations With My Son

Mushim Patricia Ikeda traces her path as a parent through some of the humorous, poignant and penetrating conversations she's had with her young son, Joshua. The post Conversations With My Son appeared first on Lion's Roar.

What Turns the Wheel of Life

Francesca Fremantle, from her book Luminous Emptiness, discusses the wheel of life and how the Buddha decontructed it. The post What Turns the Wheel of Life appeared first on Lion's Roar.

What are the Two Truths?

What is the relationship between absolute reality and the relative world we inhabit? Mahayana Buddhism’s answer is called the two truths. The post What are the Two Truths? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Things As It Is

A Talk on The Sandokai of Sekito Kisen by Suzuki Roshi. The post Things As It Is appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Helping, Fixing, or Serving?

"Fixing and helping create a distance between people, but we cannot serve at a distance. We can only serve that to which we are profoundly connected." The post Helping, Fixing, or Serving? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Best of Jack Kornfield: Life, Teachings, Quotes, and Books

An introduction to the life, books, and teachings of Jack Kornfield, one of today’s most influential Buddhist teachers.  The post The Best of Jack Kornfield: Life, Teachings, Quotes, and Books appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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