Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:29:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 Are you offended by The Lancet’s Buddha image? http://www.lionsroar.com/are-you-offended-by-the-lancets-buddha-image/ http://www.lionsroar.com/are-you-offended-by-the-lancets-buddha-image/#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:45:16 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74484 Explaining the retraction of this cover, Lancet Infectious Diseases editor John McConnell wrote, "we were not aware of any proscription against picturing statues of the Buddha." The cover was replaced with a more generic treatment. Take a good, good look at that magazine cover. Are you offended? No? Well, some people think you should be. […]

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“Buddhist Studies Today” symposium begins in Vancouver http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhist-studies-today-symposium-begins-in-vancouver/ http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhist-studies-today-symposium-begins-in-vancouver/#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:34:03 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74479 Featured speakers Arvind Gupta, president, University of BC; Ted Lipman, Chief Executive Officer, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation; and Pauline Yu, President, American Council of Learned SocietiesFrom July 7-9, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver will host a private symposium titled “Buddhist Studies Today.” The symposium was created by the American Council of […]

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Happy Birthday, Dalai Lama! http://www.lionsroar.com/happy-birthday-dalai-lama/ http://www.lionsroar.com/happy-birthday-dalai-lama/#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:01:54 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74467 On the 80th birthday of the Dalai Lama, Shambhala Sun editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod reflects on the life and work of this singular, inspiring figure.

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Step back 20 years with the Dalai Lama http://www.lionsroar.com/an-interview-with-the-dalai-lama/ http://www.lionsroar.com/an-interview-with-the-dalai-lama/#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:45:02 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74371 On the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday, we look back at a conversation we had with him two decades ago.

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Broadway’s brightest wish the Dalai Lama a Happy Birthday http://www.lionsroar.com/broadways-brightest-wish-the-dalai-lama-a-happy-birthday/ http://www.lionsroar.com/broadways-brightest-wish-the-dalai-lama-a-happy-birthday/#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:47:09 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74463 Broadway Wishes the Dalai Lama Happy 80th Birthday from Josh Baran on Vimeo. Watch as cast members from twelve Broadway shows wish the Dalai Lama the happiest of birthdays in this new video. There are plenty of names you’ll know: Jason Alexander, Michael Cerveris, Chuck Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth, Robert Fairchild, Peter Gallagher, Joel Grey, Kelsey Grammer, […]

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George Bush gives his painting of the Dalai Lama to His Holiness http://www.lionsroar.com/george-bush-gives-his-painting-of-the-dalai-lama-to-his-holiness/ http://www.lionsroar.com/george-bush-gives-his-painting-of-the-dalai-lama-to-his-holiness/#respond Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:16:22 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74438 George Bush gave his painting of the Dalai Lama to His Holiness himself as a birthday gift.

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Playing With Buddha http://www.lionsroar.com/playing-with-buddha-september-2012/ http://www.lionsroar.com/playing-with-buddha-september-2012/#respond Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:28:55 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/playing-with-buddha-september-2012/ At age seven, Ira Sukrungruang believed that the Buddha was more than a bronze statue. The Buddha was his best friend.

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What might “Ordinary Zen” look like? http://www.lionsroar.com/what-might-ordinary-zen-look-like/ http://www.lionsroar.com/what-might-ordinary-zen-look-like/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:13:02 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74414 In 2011, I started to ask about my sangha's ordinariness. What do we look like meditating in our apartments, or sitting on a couch?

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Join Melvin McLeod and three of his favorite teachers at Omega http://www.lionsroar.com/join-melvin-mcleod-and-three-of-his-favorite-teachers-at-omega/ http://www.lionsroar.com/join-melvin-mcleod-and-three-of-his-favorite-teachers-at-omega/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:19:57 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74412 Melvin McLeod, the editor-in-chief of the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma, invites you to take part in "Waking Up in Every Moment" in late August.

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Buddhists for Racial Justice site launches http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhists-for-racial-justice-site-launches/ http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhists-for-racial-justice-site-launches/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:54:53 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74401 A group of Buddhist leaders have launched "Buddhists for Racial Justice."

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