Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:41:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Subtle, yet rich http://www.lionsroar.com/subtle-yet-rich/ http://www.lionsroar.com/subtle-yet-rich/#respond Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:40:48 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72261 The subtlety of this perception is only matched by its richness. I love this image. It's a wonderful example of fresh seeing.

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Want to meditate in Umbria, Italy? http://www.lionsroar.com/want-meditate-umbria-italy/ http://www.lionsroar.com/want-meditate-umbria-italy/#respond Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:33:58 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72257 As testament to the excitement generated by the our online auction, we have a bidder who won an item, only to later discover they couldn't use it.

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We Cry Out for Justice http://www.lionsroar.com/cry-justice/ http://www.lionsroar.com/cry-justice/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:43:30 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72255 There will only be justice in America, says Jan Willis, when we see all people as our equals. She offers an ancient Buddhist meditation to help us do that.

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If Siddhartha Didn’t Leave Home http://www.lionsroar.com/siddhartha-didnt-leave-home/ http://www.lionsroar.com/siddhartha-didnt-leave-home/#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:42:26 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72243 As A. Jesse Jiryu Davis meditates on the anniversary of the Buddha's enlightenment, he finds a tender connection to the young man who said goodbye to everything.

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Wise Fools http://www.lionsroar.com/wise-fools-november-2013/ http://www.lionsroar.com/wise-fools-november-2013/#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:00:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/wise-fools-november-2013/ Honesty. Insight. Outside-the-box thinking. Today’s great comedians may not know much about Buddhism, but they practice some of its core principles.

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Zen Mountain Monastery abbot steps down http://www.lionsroar.com/zen-mountain-monastery-abbot-steps/ http://www.lionsroar.com/zen-mountain-monastery-abbot-steps/#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:15:49 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72238 On Sunday, January 25th, Ryushin Sensei stepped down as abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery after it became known that he had been committing adultery for the previous six months.

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Update: Extremist monk Wirathu responds to global criticism http://www.lionsroar.com/wirathus-latest-comment-just-drop-bucket/ http://www.lionsroar.com/wirathus-latest-comment-just-drop-bucket/#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:20:44 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72225 Burmese monk Wirathu made worldwide headlines earlier this week for a disparaging comment he'd made about a U.N. human-rights envoy.

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The Folly of the Weather Forecast http://www.lionsroar.com/the-folly-of-the-weather-forecast-january-2011/ http://www.lionsroar.com/the-folly-of-the-weather-forecast-january-2011/#respond Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:40:27 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/the-folly-of-the-weather-forecast-january-2011/ Not knowing the future helps Pico Iyer keep his hyperactive mind at bay. Then, whether it snows tomorrow or dawns radiant, every moment is a happy surprise.

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Students for a Free Tibet flag important issue http://www.lionsroar.com/students-free-tibet-flag-important-issue/ http://www.lionsroar.com/students-free-tibet-flag-important-issue/#respond Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:41:05 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72201 On January 14th, Students for a Free Tibet launched the #TibetFlagChallenge.

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An Olive Branch to host Buddhist ethics webinar http://www.lionsroar.com/olive-branch-host-buddhist-ethics-webinar/ http://www.lionsroar.com/olive-branch-host-buddhist-ethics-webinar/#respond Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:19:42 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72206 Starting January 27, An Olive Branch will host a free series of webinars, titled “Ethics in American Buddhist Groups.”

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