Mingyur Rinpoche says the best part of his time as a wandering yogi was his near death experience, which taught him to rejoice in everything. The post In exclusive first interview, Mingyur Rinpoche reveals what happened during his four years as a wandering yogi appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In this Buddhadharma, we look at the Buddha's life story, Buddhist-Catholic dialogues at the Vatican, and how Gen X teachers are changing Buddhism. The post Inside the Winter 2015 Buddhadharma magazine appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Buddhists, says David Loy, have often been slow to open their eyes to the problem of climate change. He examines key teachings to understand why. The post Can We Awaken to the Ecological Crisis? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In his latest and most ambitious work, "After Buddhism," Stephen Batchelor makes a sustained and serious attempt to argue for his vision of Buddhism. The post Review: Stephen Batchelor’s “After Buddhism” appeared first on Lion's Roa...
Gen X teachers from across traditions are transforming the vision and landscape of American Buddhism. The post Forum: The Road Ahead appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Rory Lindsay reviews "A Historical Atlas of Tibet," "The Buddha on Wall Street," "Buddhisms: An Introduction," "The Chan Whip Anthology," and more. The post Book Briefs for Winter, 2015 appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Three teachers discuss whether Buddhists must in ordain to achieve enlightenment. The post Is enlightenment off-limits to laypeople? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
In the direct, insightful style for which he is known, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana teaches the meditation technique known as Vipassana and explains why only meditation addresses the human condition. The post Vipassana Meditation appeared first on Lion's Roar.
At New York’s Reciprocity Foundation, homeless youth receive nourishment for body and mind alike. Founder Taz Tagore explains the program’s recipe for success. The post Home Cooking appeared first on Lion's Roar.
There are wonderful contrasts between the textures of the rain on the bus, the humor of the illuminated sign, and the ghostly images of the people. The post Blue Evening appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Welcome to our 4th Annual Gratitude Journal! From Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, the IDP community posts our gratitude daily in the comments section below. read more
The 21st United Nations conference on climate change starts on Monday, and Buddhists around the world are busy working to raise awareness. The post Buddhists come together for 21st UN climate change meeting appeared first on Lion's Roar.
'Just As You Are: Buddhism for Foolish Beings' "Just As You Are: Buddhism for Foolish Beings' is for anyone who wants to live a good life but is tired of...
Look inside the comic book celebrating nonviolent heroes Thich Nhat Hanh, Alfred Hassler, and Sister Chan Khong. The post 3 Heroes, 5 Powers appeared first on Lion's Roar.
This prayer was used throughout South Vietnam in 1965 in the “Don’t Shoot Your Own Brother” campaign to rouse the willingness to work for peace. During meetings of young people, we chanted this poem, uniting our hearts and our efforts to continue to work for peace. In beauty, sitting on a lotus flower, is […] The post A Prayer for Peace appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Zenkei Blanche Hartman reflects on “The Great Matter” that has driven and sustained her. The post Good Evening, Bodhisattvas appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The appearance of koan collections in the Song dynasty marks a shift in Zen teaching methodology or skillful means. It is a move towards refined literary activity, which was termed "lettered Ch'an" or moji Zen. Moji Zen was not a...
The term "hermeneutics" when I read it, tends to turn me off to any further reading of the subject especially when it comes to Buddhism. Sure, I understand it is about interpretation and explanation of texts especially the Bible. It...
The Lion’s Roar Foundation’s Ninth Annual Online Auction opens on Tuesday, November 24th. The post Place a bid in the Lion’s Roar online auction! appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Due to concerns about terrorism following the attacks in Paris, French police have revoked permission for a Paris rally to demand strong action on climate change. The demonstration was to be held November 29. The U.N.’s 21st annual conference on climate change, COP21, is scheduled to begin on the next day, with world leaders, business …