I Vow Not to Burn Out

Mushim Ikeda says it's not enough to help others. You have to take care of yourself too. At the end of January, one of my close spiritual friends died. A queer Black man, a Sufi imam [...]

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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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Dad’s Happiness

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

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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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Look inside the Fall 2016 issue of Buddhadharma, with features on the bodhisattva vow, the late Zenkei Blanche Hartman, rimay, and more.

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