Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:30:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Living the Compassionate Life http://www.lionsroar.com/living-the-compassionate-life/ http://www.lionsroar.com/living-the-compassionate-life/#respond Sat, 18 Apr 2015 03:00:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/living-the-compassionate-life/ The Dalai Lama explains how the Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and compassion lead inevitably to feelings of self-confidence and kindness.

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Zen priest Tim Buckley has died http://www.lionsroar.com/zen-priest-tim-buckley-has-died/ http://www.lionsroar.com/zen-priest-tim-buckley-has-died/#respond Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:34:16 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73290 Zenshin Thomas "Tim" Buckley, zendo director of Great River Zendo in Bath, Maine, died on April 16.

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Should the swastika be banned, or reclaimed? http://www.lionsroar.com/should-the-swastika-be-banned-or-reclaimed/ http://www.lionsroar.com/should-the-swastika-be-banned-or-reclaimed/#respond Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:26:21 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73283 The swastika — known to many as a symbol of peace, and many more as a symbol of Nazi fascism — will be hotly debated at George Washington University.

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Tibetan man self-immolates in front of shrine http://www.lionsroar.com/tibetan-man-self-immolates-in-front-of-shrine/ http://www.lionsroar.com/tibetan-man-self-immolates-in-front-of-shrine/#respond Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:46:39 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73282 Reports say that a Tibetan man died after self-immolating in China's Sichuan province on Thursday.

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How to Practice Zazen http://www.lionsroar.com/how-to-practice-zazen/ http://www.lionsroar.com/how-to-practice-zazen/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:13:45 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73226 Jules Shuzen Harris teaches the meditation practice at the heart of Zen Buddhism.

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“What can I say?” http://www.lionsroar.com/what-can-i-say/ http://www.lionsroar.com/what-can-i-say/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:34:11 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73261 What can I say? It's a great shot. And a fine example of fresh seeing.

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Updated: China turns up the heat on Tibet http://www.lionsroar.com/china-has-plans-to-test-tibetan-monastics-patriotism/ http://www.lionsroar.com/china-has-plans-to-test-tibetan-monastics-patriotism/#respond Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:07:02 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73179 China's Tibet policy has made headlines again this week, after the government accused the Dalai Lama of encouraging self-immolations on Wednesday morning.

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Talking Buddhism and politics at the White House http://www.lionsroar.com/talking-buddhism-and-politics-at-the-white-house/ http://www.lionsroar.com/talking-buddhism-and-politics-at-the-white-house/#respond Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:35 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73217 On May 14, Buddhist leaders including will join together to present the first-ever White House-US Buddhist Leadership Conference.

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Offer Your Depression http://www.lionsroar.com/offer-your-depression/ http://www.lionsroar.com/offer-your-depression/#respond Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:15:17 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72801 Once I was in a meeting with a publisher to discuss a book I was writing (for which he had paid a tidy sum). He hated it. He hated me.

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Share Your Wisdom: Buddhism & Your Life http://www.lionsroar.com/share-your-wisdom-buddhism-your-life/ http://www.lionsroar.com/share-your-wisdom-buddhism-your-life/#respond Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:27:26 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73021 We asked Shambhala Sun and LionsRoar.com readers to answer this question: What is the best thing Buddhism has done for your life? Here are your answers.

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