Three teachers answer the question "how do I introduce Buddhism to my children without forcing it on them?" The post How do I share the dharma with my kids? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Blanche Hartman, senior dharma teacher at San Francisco Zen Center, is in hospital facing $100,000 in medical bills, and her community is asking for help. The post Help cover Zenkei Blanche Hartman’s medical costs appeared first on Lion's Roar.
About 50 dharma teachers gathered June 6-10 for the second Gen X Dharma Teachers Conference, to discuss the future development of Buddhism in the West. The post “Gen X” teachers address Western Buddhism’s future appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail talks about the band's new LP Pull The Thorns From Your Heart, and its often-Buddhist influences. The post Heaviness and dharma work together in new Senses Fail LP appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Yoga teacher Dharma Mittra shares his story of how he became a teacher, where he got his name, and his continuing mission of teaching students about compassion. The post Grokker + Yoga Journal Production: Self Realization and Compassion appeared first on Yoga Journal.
A personal meditation practice is the foundation of Buddhism, but do we need more? Essentially we make the journey alone, but many people find that committing themselves to the three jewels—Buddha, dharma, and sangha—helps take them further. Show More Summary
Kathryn Jezer-Morton explores the resonances between the the dharma and Arnold Lobel's "Frog and Toad" stories. The post Discovering the dharma in “Frog and Toad” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Zenkei Blanche Hartman, Senior Dharma Teacher of San Francisco Zen Center, has taken seriously ill. The post Thinking of Zenkei Blanche Hartman appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Dharma Productions, Lionsgate, Endemol India and Fox Star Studios are teamed on Brothers, the Bollywood remake of Gavin O’Connor’s 2011 Oscar-nominated sports drama Warrior which starred Tom Hardy. Produced by Karan Johar, directed by...Show More Summary
Dharmavidya A Wonderful Ten Days Presenting Dharma in California I am now at the end of what has been a wonderfully successful visit to the Bay Area in California, staying...
In the Diamond Sutra or known in Sanskrit as the, Vajracchedik? Prajñ?p?ramit? S?tra, section XXII can lead to serious misunderstandings that there is, in fact, no enlightenment or awakening. It is all a big joke, in other words. But this...
In Zen we say that everyone is already a buddha, an awakened one. But we don’t know we are until we are shaken out of our complacent habitual thoughts. The post Dharma gates are everywhere, says Melissa Blacker appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Dharma Deva is a deity in Hinduism and is prominently mentioned in the Mahabharata. This... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
If the Buddha were here today running a Dharma center, there would be nothing physically extraordinary about him. We wouldn't see any thirty-two marks (which are immaterial, e.g., the ninth mark which is having the torso like a lion's, actually...
In the late 90s, a group of Buddhist teachers and practitioners began talking about the need for a new meditation center in Oakland, California. The post EBMC brings diversity to dharma appeared first on Lion's Roar.
My latest article for Religion Dispatches looks at a few disparate conversations about the Dharma, war, and peace that are currently taking place in American Buddhist circles — including one that has come out of last week’s historic gathering of Buddhist leaders at the White House. Here’s a snippet: In his book An Introduction to […]
The following comes from the pen of Rev. Caitlin who is part of the community at Great Ocean Dharma Refuge in Pembrokeshire Wales. This article was written for the Portobello Buddhist Priory Newsletter and is published with kind permission. Show More Summary
On a hot summer day I was walking on a street with my dharma teacher. Although we walked at an easy pace, sweat ran down my face. Not being in the most desirable condition, I felt irritated and almost resentful towards the hot weather. Show More Summary
For some, taking refuge in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha is not abstraction. It’s front-and-center reality. But what if that refuge is breached? read more
Episode Description: Dr. Reggie Ray is an author, teacher, and the Spiritual Director for the Dharma Ocean Community. In the conclusion to a recent conversation with host Vincent Horn, Reggie shares his thoughts on technology and human development, transhumanism, and the danger of not being human enough. Show More Summary