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Like the Buddha, we all get our call to wake up. It often comes when life isn’t working and we may have to go a little crazy. The post Answering the Call to Awaken appeared first on Lion's Roar.
It’s common for writers of all traditions to express Buddhist ideas in their work, even if they’re unschooled in Buddhism. Let us know what you think. The post Share Your Wisdom: What’s your favorite novel with Buddhist themes? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
David Weinstein remembers his relationship with the late Aitken Roshi. The post “It Was Me, Too” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Venerable Pannavati, Anne Klein, and Ejo McMullen on the possibilities and challenges of the bodhisattva path. Introduction by Taigen Dan Leighton. The post Awakening the Bodhisattva appeared first on Lion's Roar.
former Madison police captain Cheri Maples — a Buddhist teacher — was seriously injured when a van struck her bicycle on Thursday. The post Buddhist teacher Cheri Maples hospitalized appeared first on Lion's Roar.
SIT is a new, short documentary film by Yoko Okumura, daughter of the Bloomington, Indiana-based Japanese Soto Zen priest Shohaku Okumura. The post Watch the beautiful short film, SIT — plus a bonus clip appeared first on Lion's Roa...
When something Darlene Cohen said about a friend comes back to bite her, she reluctantly begins rethinking the value of right speech. An avid gossiper since age twelve, I’d always thought of gossip as innocuous chatter about a third person. Show More Summary
"The process of undoing bewilderment is based on stabilizing and strengthening our mind," says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. "Shamatha meditation is how we do that.” The post Shamatha Meditation: Training the Mind appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In an address to the people of Laos, yesterday, President Obama stressed the strengths of of Buddhist faith. The post Obama, in Laos, highlights the strength of Buddhist faith appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Greg Snyder on how to reclaim the grace and humanity that our access to guns has led us to squander. The post Why We Go for the Gun appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Jack Kornfield teaches us the transformative mindfulness practice known as "RAIN." The post How RAIN Can Nourish You appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The trailer for Walk With Me — a "journey into the world of mindfulness... and Thich Nhat Hanh," narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch — has been released. The post Watch the trailer for the new Benedict Cumberbatch-narrated documentary about Thich Nhat Hanh appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Vipashyana meditation can eventually show us the basic nature of everything, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. It has the power to cut samsara at the root—to liberate us from ignorance. The post Deep Seeing appeared first on Lion's Roar...
Freezing cold showers in the depth of winter make Shinzen Young choose between misery and mindfulness. The post A Small Price to Pay for a Different Kind of Life appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Heidi Minx explains Tibetan thangka (or, scroll painting) art, and why some of today's top tattoo artists are enamored of this very special art form. The post Top tattoo artists talk Tibetan thangka art with Heidi Minx appeared first on Lion's Roar.
To practice the dharma purely, we have to walk barefoot before we can run–learning and practicing fundamentals before we go on to more advanced techniques. The post Pure Dharma, Barefoot Dharma appeared first on Lion's Roar.
"How do we find joy amid chaos?" asks Karen Maezen Miller. It's easy: chaos is the first step. The post 5 Steps to Joy appeared first on Lion's Roar.
I'm experiencing a fair bit of pain in my knees when I meditate. Do I grin and bear it, meditate on it, or just move my legs? The post I’m experiencing pain in my knees when I meditate. What do I do? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Meditation sometimes doesn't feel pleasurable to me. Any tips? The post Meditation sometimes doesn’t feel pleasurable to me. Any tips? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
We suffer, according to Buddhism, simply because we misunderstand the nature of reality. Sylvia Boorstein on developing insight into how things really are. The post How do I develop insight through Buddhist practice? appeared first on Lion's Roar.