Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:26:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Video: Confront abuse by believing http://www.lionsroar.com/confronting-abuse-start-believing/ http://www.lionsroar.com/confronting-abuse-start-believing/#respond Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:11:07 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71774 Pam Rubin, a women's trauma counsellor and lawyer, explains why we need to start confronting abuse by believing its victims.

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Caught in a web http://www.lionsroar.com/caught-web/ http://www.lionsroar.com/caught-web/#respond Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:35:16 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71741 This image catches the eye with the lovely red-ish hues of the wall, but it is the way the leaf floats in front of the wall on the spider's web that gives surprising depth.

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Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo williams discuss racism in Buddhist America http://www.lionsroar.com/lama-rod-owens-angel-kyodo-williams-dialogue/ http://www.lionsroar.com/lama-rod-owens-angel-kyodo-williams-dialogue/#respond Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:37:58 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71761 Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo williams discuss the challenges of being teachers of color in predominantly white communities.

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Health update for Thich Nhat Hanh as of November 22 http://www.lionsroar.com/health-update-thich-nhat-hanh-november-22/ http://www.lionsroar.com/health-update-thich-nhat-hanh-november-22/#respond Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:56:16 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71760 Photo by Velcrow Ripper.On Saturday, November 22, Plum Village issued a new update on the health of Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, who recently suffered a brain hemorrhage. It reads: “The doctors have expressed surprise at Thay’s resilience and stability over the last week, as the intensive treatment continues. Thay’s blood pressure and pulse are stable, […]

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Update: Dalai Lama Foundation’s “Living History” campaign http://www.lionsroar.com/campaign-chronicle-life-dalai-lama-online/ http://www.lionsroar.com/campaign-chronicle-life-dalai-lama-online/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:18:24 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70571 Who is the Dalai Lama? The Dalai Lama Foundation wants to answer that question simply and definitely with one website, The Living History of the Dalai Lama.

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Place a bid in the Shambhala Sun online auction! http://www.lionsroar.com/annual-online-auction-launches-monday/ http://www.lionsroar.com/annual-online-auction-launches-monday/#respond Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:12:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71691 The Shambhala Sun Foundation's Eighth Annual Online Auction starts this coming Monday. You'll find 450+ great deals for yourself or to give as gifts.

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Share Your Wisdom — and be in the Shambhala Sun http://www.lionsroar.com/share-wisdom-shambhala-sun/ http://www.lionsroar.com/share-wisdom-shambhala-sun/#respond Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:06:15 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71737 Calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh. Available in the Lion's Roar store.We’ve got a question for you: What’s the best thing that Buddhism has done for you? If you’ve got an answer, we want to hear it. So, tell us by sending an email to Sam@ShambhalaSun.com. We might well include your answer on our new page, […]

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Our Teachers Are Not Gods http://www.lionsroar.com/teachers-not-gods/ http://www.lionsroar.com/teachers-not-gods/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:06:53 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71728 Longtime practitioner and psychotherapist Rob Preece says even though as students we may be devoted to our teachers, we can't afford to idealize them anymore.

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Confronting Abuse of Power http://www.lionsroar.com/confronting-abuse-power/ http://www.lionsroar.com/confronting-abuse-power/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:06:51 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=71732 Recent headlines have revealed that spiritual communities, including Buddhist ones, are particularly vulnerable to sexual abuse by male authority figures.

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No More Secrets http://www.lionsroar.com/bdwinter2014/ http://www.lionsroar.com/bdwinter2014/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:43 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70622 We took our time getting to the issue of abuse in Buddhist sanghas—perhaps too long. In hindsight, I wish we had talked sooner.

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