Blog Profile / Shambhala SunSpace


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Archived Since:November 5, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Year-end Thich Nhat Hanh health update issued by Plum Village

Thich Nhat Hanh. Photo by Velcrow Ripper.A new health update for Thich Nhat Hanh has been issued by the monks and nuns of his Plum Village community. The message indicates that Nhat Hanh, who has been in the Bay Area receiving care after...Show More Summary

Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche, head of Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, dies

Photo via RIGPA WikiTaklung Tsetrul Rinpoche, who was appointed head of the Nyingma tradition of Buddhism in 2012, died in Bodhgaya, India, on December 23. Born in 1926, in Central Tibet, he was ordained and recognized as a tulku at age 5, and trained in Tibet until 1959 when he fled the country. Show More Summary

Reuters: “China co-opts a Buddhist sect in global effort to smear Dalai Lama”

In new investigation, Reuters says that China has long been backing a break-off sect of Tibetan Buddhism in an effort to co-opt Tibetan Buddhism. The post Reuters: “China co-opts a Buddhist sect in global effort to smear Dalai Lama” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A Buddhist’s report from the Paris Climate Conference

After attending the 21st UN climate change conference, Judy Lief says we must look at inward to find the solution to climate change. The post A Buddhist’s report from the Paris Climate Conference appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Noah Levine talks Buddhism, “connected parenting”

Dharma punk and Buddhist teacher Noah Levine talks about what it means to be connected to his daughter. The post Noah Levine talks Buddhism, “connected parenting” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How are Buddhists responding to the refugee crisis?

The refugee crisis: there's lots of quibbling (and worse) going on around it. But the reality is, only action can help. The post How are Buddhists responding to the refugee crisis? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Pema Chödrön & k.d. lang talk Buddhism, creativity, and “gapaciousness”

The beloved Buddhist teacher and famed singer discuss Buddhism, creativity, and "the gap." The post Pema Chödrön & k.d. lang talk Buddhism, creativity, and “gapaciousness” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The more you give, the richer you feel

Judy Lief looks at why generosity is the starting place for virtue. The post The more you give, the richer you feel appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How to do Mindfulness Meditation

“Mindfulness practice is simple and completely feasible, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. "Just by sitting and doing nothing, we are doing a tremendous amount.” The post How to do Mindfulness Meditation appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How does concentration develop? [Video]

Michael Stone outlines the difference between mindfulness and concentration. The post How does concentration develop? [Video] appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Watch the trailer for “My Buddha is Punk”

"My Buddha is Punk" is a new documentary about a 25-year-old punk rocker in Burma, named Kyaw Kyaw, who uses his music to raise awareness of social issues. The post Watch the trailer for “My Buddha is Punk” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Meeting police violence with compassionate action

As a Buddhist activist, I am constantly looking for ways to meet my contemplative practice with social engagement. The post Meeting police violence with compassionate action appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Flash back to 1971 as a Buddhist hippie recalls his first three-week retreat

"In my third interview with him, Rinpoche suggested that I do a three-week retreat in my teepee at the Pygmy Farm." The post Flash back to 1971 as a Buddhist hippie recalls his first three-week retreat appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Chinese government announces plans to build database of “legitimate Living Buddhas”

A Chinese official accused "fake Living Buddhas" of engaging in "splittist" activities and supporting Tibetan independence. The post Chinese government announces plans to build database of “legitimate Living Buddhas” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

“Mars” series author Kim Stanley Robinson on bringing science, Buddhism together

“Literature is my religion,” says Kim Stanley Robinson. “The novel is my way of making sense of things.” The post “Mars” series author Kim Stanley Robinson on bringing science, Buddhism together appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Thanks for making the Lion’s Roar Auction a success!

Thank you so much for all your support. It's been another rewarding year. The post Thanks for making the Lion’s Roar Auction a success! appeared first on Lion's Roar.

How should Buddhists respond to the gun violence epidemic?

Like everyone else, I have been pondering the significance and aftermath of the recent mass shooting in San Bernadino, CA. The post How should Buddhists respond to the gun violence epidemic? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Kindness Changes Everything

When we practice loving-kindness, says Noah Levine, we change for the better—and so does our world. The post Kindness Changes Everything appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Chris Marblo becomes Garrison Institute executive director

The Garrison Institute has appointed Chris Marblo as its new Executive Director. The post Chris Marblo becomes Garrison Institute executive director appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Heart of the Dalai Lama

In this exclusive and heartfelt essay, Pico Iyer reveals the simple human secret that makes the Dalai Lama the most beloved spiritual figure in the world. The post Heart of the Dalai Lama appeared first on Lion's Roar.

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