Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Fri, 29 May 2015 19:09:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 Play’s the thing, says Dzongsar Khyenste Rinpoche http://www.lionsroar.com/plays-the-thing-says-dzongsar-khyenste-rinpoche/ http://www.lionsroar.com/plays-the-thing-says-dzongsar-khyenste-rinpoche/#respond Fri, 29 May 2015 15:59:46 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73787 "Listen," says Dzongsar Khyenste Rinpoche in this charming new video, "the most important thing in your life is to play. It is!"

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http://www.lionsroar.com/plays-the-thing-says-dzongsar-khyenste-rinpoche/feed/ 0 - Lion's Roar Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche's Advice to Children in Deer Park Institute, Bir, HP. May 2015 from zubin balsara on Vimeo. Children,Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche,family,Happiness,Kindness,Parenting,Sharing,play
A Day in the Life of the Dalai Lama http://www.lionsroar.com/a-day-in-the-life-of-the-dalai-lama/ http://www.lionsroar.com/a-day-in-the-life-of-the-dalai-lama/#respond Fri, 29 May 2015 15:24:19 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73788 The daily routine of one of the world's most beloved religious leaders, as told by the Dalai Lama to Pico Iyer.

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Tsokyni Rinpoche on how to gauge progress in your practice http://www.lionsroar.com/tsokyni-rinpoche-on-how-to-gauge-progress-in-your-practice/ http://www.lionsroar.com/tsokyni-rinpoche-on-how-to-gauge-progress-in-your-practice/#respond Thu, 28 May 2015 19:24:14 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73629 Contemplative photography by Helen A. Vink. See more contemplative photography in the current issue of the Shambhala Sun, and in our "Seeing Fresh" section.How does one know the difference between really progressing in meditation practice, and just looking like it from the outside? First of all, when one’s being is liberated from within through this […]

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Dharma gates are everywhere, says Melissa Blacker http://www.lionsroar.com/dharma-gates-are-everywhere-says-melissa-blacker/ http://www.lionsroar.com/dharma-gates-are-everywhere-says-melissa-blacker/#respond Thu, 28 May 2015 19:23:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73630 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.

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http://www.lionsroar.com/dharma-gates-are-everywhere-says-melissa-blacker/feed/ 0 Dharma gates are everywhere, says Melissa Blacker - Lion's Roar 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 and see clearly that everything we encounter, including ourselves, has the same awakened nature. Once this truth has been revealed to us, we can no l Melissa Myozen Blacker,Waking Up in Every Moment,dharma gates
Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to speak up for the Rohingya http://www.lionsroar.com/dalai-lama-urges-aung-san-suu-kyi-to-speak-up-for-the-rohingya/ http://www.lionsroar.com/dalai-lama-urges-aung-san-suu-kyi-to-speak-up-for-the-rohingya/#respond Thu, 28 May 2015 17:56:25 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73762 In a new interview with The Australian, the Dalai Lama has addressed the Rohingya crisis, urging Aung San Suu Kyi to take a firm stand.

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Reflections on “Seven Wise Women in the Charnel Ground” http://www.lionsroar.com/seven-wise-women-in-the-charnel-ground-impermanence/ http://www.lionsroar.com/seven-wise-women-in-the-charnel-ground-impermanence/#respond Thu, 28 May 2015 15:03:32 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73764 Bonnie Myotai Treace on themes and of impermanence and enlightenment in the ninth century Chinese story, "Seven Wise Women in the Charnel Ground."

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Reflections on Chiyono’s “No Water, No Moon” http://www.lionsroar.com/reflections-on-chiyonos-no-water-no-moon/ http://www.lionsroar.com/reflections-on-chiyonos-no-water-no-moon/#respond Thu, 28 May 2015 14:15:35 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73758 Merle Kodo Boyd responds to Chiyono's "No Water, No Moon."

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Support the Buddhist Emergency Fund for the Rohingya (Updated) http://www.lionsroar.com/support-the-buddhist-emergency-fund-for-the-rohingya/ http://www.lionsroar.com/support-the-buddhist-emergency-fund-for-the-rohingya/#respond Wed, 27 May 2015 23:59:11 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73744 Via United to End Genocide, the largest activist organization is America dedicated to preventing mass atrocities worldwide, comes a plea for Buddhists to take a stand and make much-needed contributions to help a persecuted people in urgent need. This has now been bolstered by an appeal posted by Buddhist Global Relief and signed by Jack […]

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An elegant image of dead leaves http://www.lionsroar.com/an-elegant-image-of-dead-leaves/ http://www.lionsroar.com/an-elegant-image-of-dead-leaves/#respond Wed, 27 May 2015 14:24:01 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73723 You couldn't ask for a more elegant image of dead leaves. The colors and textures are remarkably harmonious.

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Sylvia Boorstein on “keeping the peace” in your mind http://www.lionsroar.com/sylvia-boorstein-on-keeping-the-peace-in-your-mind/ http://www.lionsroar.com/sylvia-boorstein-on-keeping-the-peace-in-your-mind/#respond Mon, 25 May 2015 17:00:17 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73628 These days, if an aversive reaction starts to form in my mind, I think to myself, “Wait! Don’t disturb the peace!”

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