Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:57:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Joshin Brian Byrnes appointed as Upaya vice-abbot http://www.lionsroar.com/joshin-brian-byrnes-appointed-upaya-vice-abbot/ http://www.lionsroar.com/joshin-brian-byrnes-appointed-upaya-vice-abbot/#respond Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:54:33 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72763 Upaya Zen Center has appointed Joshin Brian Byrnes, the center's president, as vice-abbot. Byrnes is a student of the center's abbot, Roshi Joan Halifax.

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Pema Chödrön online teaching: “The Freedom to Choose Something Different” http://www.lionsroar.com/pema-chodron-online-teaching-freedom-choose-something-different/ http://www.lionsroar.com/pema-chodron-online-teaching-freedom-choose-something-different/#respond Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:28:53 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72543 In a new, eight-part video course from Sounds True, Pema Chödrön teaches how to achieve liberation from your habits, addictions, and behaviors.

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Bustling, bubbly & Buddhist: The illustrations of Tomi Um http://www.lionsroar.com/bustling-bubbly-buddhist-illustrations-tomi-um/ http://www.lionsroar.com/bustling-bubbly-buddhist-illustrations-tomi-um/#respond Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:16:34 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72514 Tomi Um’s first editorial illustration was in the Shambhala Sun, in 2009. Since then, she's worked for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and TIME.

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Forget Perfect. Just Practice. http://www.lionsroar.com/forget-perfect-just-practice-2/ http://www.lionsroar.com/forget-perfect-just-practice-2/#respond Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:56:25 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72324 Rod Meade Sperry, in his Editorial for our "DIY Dharma" issue, offers some encouragement for keeping with practice.

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Karmapa US tour to begin soon; Stanford tickets sold out http://www.lionsroar.com/karmapa-us-tour-begin-soon-stanford-tickets-available-now/ http://www.lionsroar.com/karmapa-us-tour-begin-soon-stanford-tickets-available-now/#respond Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:50:32 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72555 His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will soon be embarking on a limited US tour that will see him visiting at several universities.

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More than a dirty mess http://www.lionsroar.com/dirty-mess/ http://www.lionsroar.com/dirty-mess/#respond Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:18:23 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72550 The textures and colors in this image are stunningly attractive. If you think about the subject matter, it's just a dirty mess.

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Updated: Kayla Mueller remembered by Buddhists around the world http://www.lionsroar.com/lost-great-human-remembering-kayla-mueller/ http://www.lionsroar.com/lost-great-human-remembering-kayla-mueller/#respond Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:30:36 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72385 As aid worker Kayla Mueller is mourned around the world, the Tibetans with whom she volunteered are offering prayers and condolences. Mueller, a 26-year-old American, was abducted in Syria in 2013 by Islamic State militants, and held hostage for eighteen months. Her death was confirmed this week. A committed Christian, Mueller was also deeply influenced by Buddhist teachings.

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And now, Jon Stewart’s lifetime of Zen? http://www.lionsroar.com/now-jon-stewarts-lifetime-zen/ http://www.lionsroar.com/now-jon-stewarts-lifetime-zen/#respond Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:19:14 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72545 It would seem that Jon Stewart now has a plan for what comes next after he steps down from The Daily Show.

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Pioneering Buddhist teacher Ruth Denison dies at age 92 http://www.lionsroar.com/pioneering-buddhist-teacher-ruth-denison-dies-age-92/ http://www.lionsroar.com/pioneering-buddhist-teacher-ruth-denison-dies-age-92/#respond Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:31:20 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72538 The pioneering Buddhist teacher Ruth Denison has died after a serious stroke earlier in February.

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Woman to Woman http://www.lionsroar.com/woman-to-woman/ http://www.lionsroar.com/woman-to-woman/#respond Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:00:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/woman-to-woman/ Sandy Boucher on her life as a student of Ruth Denison at Dhamma Dena.

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