Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:02:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 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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The strange case of Doctor Strange’s Tibet http://www.lionsroar.com/the-strange-case-of-doctor-stranges-tibet/ http://www.lionsroar.com/the-strange-case-of-doctor-stranges-tibet/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:35:25 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74383 Much of Doctor Strange takes place in a highly mythical version of Tibet mashed up with other Asian cultures. So, how will the film deal with this?

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Fake Buddhist monks a growing global problem http://www.lionsroar.com/fake-buddhist-monks/ http://www.lionsroar.com/fake-buddhist-monks/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:02:20 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74365 A new panhandling trend takes advantage of the public's image of Buddhist monks as harmless. The problem is only growing more pernicious.

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One Earth Sangha seeks to train “EcoSattvas” http://www.lionsroar.com/one-earth-sangha-seeks-to-train-ecosattvas/ http://www.lionsroar.com/one-earth-sangha-seeks-to-train-ecosattvas/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:08:49 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74310 This autumn One Earth Sangha will host a series of online, interactive sessions called “EcoSattva Training.”

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Zen Mind, Vajra Mind http://www.lionsroar.com/zen-mind-vajra-mind/ http://www.lionsroar.com/zen-mind-vajra-mind/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:58:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/zen-mind-vajra-mind/ The late Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche described Suzuki Roshi as his “accidental father” in America, and through their close friendship he gained great respect for the Zen tradition. In this talk, Chögyam Trungpa looks at the basic differences between Zen and tantra.

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Happily Ever After http://www.lionsroar.com/happily-ever-after/ http://www.lionsroar.com/happily-ever-after/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:00:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/happily-ever-after/ A gay couple’s decision to wed threw them into the heart of an American culture war.

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