Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Tue, 05 May 2015 20:49:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 Job Posting: Shambhala Sun Assistant Editor http://www.lionsroar.com/job-posting-shambhala-sun-assistant-editor/ http://www.lionsroar.com/job-posting-shambhala-sun-assistant-editor/#respond Tue, 05 May 2015 20:49:36 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73409 The Shambhala Sun Foundation is looking for an assistant editor to work in the short-term as a member of our print and online editorial team.

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Watch: How Buddhists are helping after the Earthquake http://www.lionsroar.com/after-nepal-quake-buddhists-making-a-real-difference/ http://www.lionsroar.com/after-nepal-quake-buddhists-making-a-real-difference/#respond Tue, 05 May 2015 13:27:21 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73379 After last Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal, many Buddhists (and non-Buddhists) with ties to the area mobilized quickly.

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After the Plane Crash http://www.lionsroar.com/after-the-fire-the-freeze-allan-lokos-plane-crash/ http://www.lionsroar.com/after-the-fire-the-freeze-allan-lokos-plane-crash/#respond Mon, 04 May 2015 19:17:14 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73142 Allan Lokos marvels at the despair, the joy, and the healing process that he and his wife experienced after surviving a horrific airplane crash.

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Find salivation at NYC’s “Foodhist” temple http://www.lionsroar.com/find-salivation-at-nycs-foodhist-temple/ http://www.lionsroar.com/find-salivation-at-nycs-foodhist-temple/#respond Mon, 04 May 2015 16:28:35 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73400 UNIX Gallery in Manhattan opened a Buddhist-style temple that venerates, cake, pizza, sushi, and bacon.

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http://www.lionsroar.com/find-salivation-at-nycs-foodhist-temple/feed/ 0 Find salivation at NYC's "Foodhist" temple - Lion's Roar UNIX Gallery in Manhattan opened a show last month that NYU Local described as an "uncannily authentic feeling Buddhist temple." The catch? Instead of paying homage to non-attachment and compassion, the show venerates, cake, pizza, sushi, and bacon. The exhibition is titled, "The Foodhist Temple." W Art,dharmaburger,Food,New York City,foodhist
We Cry Out for Justice http://www.lionsroar.com/cry-justice/ http://www.lionsroar.com/cry-justice/#respond Mon, 04 May 2015 15:43:30 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72255 There will only be justice in America, says Jan Willis, when we see all people as our equals. She offers an ancient Buddhist meditation to help us do that.

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Was Yoda based on this Buddhist master? http://www.lionsroar.com/was-yoda-based-on-this-buddhist-master/ http://www.lionsroar.com/was-yoda-based-on-this-buddhist-master/#respond Mon, 04 May 2015 15:38:17 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73386 A Buddhist scholar says George Lucas met this Tibetan Buddhist rinpoche and used him as the model for Yoda.

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Nepal rescue efforts wane as deaths exceed 7,000 http://www.lionsroar.com/nepal-rescue-efforts-wane-as-deaths-exceed-7000/ http://www.lionsroar.com/nepal-rescue-efforts-wane-as-deaths-exceed-7000/#respond Mon, 04 May 2015 15:28:02 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73387 The earthquake that struck Nepal's Kathmandu Valley on April 25 continues to impact the region as the death toll mounts, having surpassed 7,000 on Sunday.

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38 nuns progress toward geshema degrees http://www.lionsroar.com/nuns-take-exams-toward-geshema-degrees/ http://www.lionsroar.com/nuns-take-exams-toward-geshema-degrees/#respond Mon, 04 May 2015 15:14:15 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73394 Thirty-eight nuns are undergoing exams toward their geshema degree, the monastic equivalent of a Ph.D in Tibetan Buddhist studies.

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Do We Have to Talk About Ethics? http://www.lionsroar.com/do-we-have-to-talk-about-ethics/ http://www.lionsroar.com/do-we-have-to-talk-about-ethics/#respond Fri, 01 May 2015 18:11:34 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=73332 The subject of Buddhist ethics usually brings up negative reactions, but Ethan Nichtern proposes a better way forward.

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A look at “Thai Magic Tattoos” / Photos and review http://www.lionsroar.com/a-look-at-thai-magic-tattoos-photos-and-review/ http://www.lionsroar.com/a-look-at-thai-magic-tattoos-photos-and-review/#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:16:01 +0000 http://shambhalasun.com/sunspace/?p=33388 Among the several books reviewed by the Sun‘s Andrea Miller in our September magazine is Thai Magic Tattoos: The Art and Influence of Sak Yant. Here’s Andrea’s review, interspersed with a selection of the photos found inside the book. A form of tattooing practiced in Southeast Asia, Sak Yant is rooted in a combination of […]

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