Rebecca Solnit’s activism embraces income inequality, injustice and climate change. Here she is pictured at an early Occupy Wall Street demonstration in San Francisco. Photo courtesy if Rebecca Solnit.

Why Is Rebecca Solnit Hopeful?

Writer and activist Rebecca Solnit fearlessly tells the truth about misogyny, injustice, and environmental destruction. But as Lindsay Kyte reports, she tells us another important truth: we have hope, [...]

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Dad’s Happiness

In her widowed father’s pale, hopeful face, Ann Nichols saw that everything her mother had fallen for in a [...]

What is Monkey Mind?

We all recognize monkey mind—that wild mind going in more than one direction at a time, swinging from one [...]

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Enlightenment in Female Form

While the images we habitually associate with enlightenment—whether buddhas, teachers, or deities—are usually [...]

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Running Into Meditation

Meditating and running go hand in hand, says Sakyong Mipham. Exercise can be a support for meditation, and [...]

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How to do Walking Meditation

Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith, authors of The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditation, shed light on a common [...]

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Inside the September 2016 Lion’s Roar magazine

The September 2016 issue of Lion's Roar 20+ teachers on the Buddhist view of mindfulness — what it is, how to do it, and how it benefits Buddhist practice.

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