Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:48:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Buddhist Arts and Practice: Coming Events (November & December 2014) http://www.lionsroar.com/event-roundup/ http://www.lionsroar.com/event-roundup/#respond Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:44:03 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70697 One of the Nicholas Vreeland dipytchs being shown at Tibet House beginning November 7.Poetry as Practice, Practice as Poetry December 5-7, 2014 Copper Beech Institute, West Hartford, CT, USA Website Copper Beech Institute is offering a three-day poetry writing retreat. “In this workshop, mindfulness practice will help you experience your own connection to the universe, and […]

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Seductive lines on a pastel sky http://www.lionsroar.com/seductive-lines-pastel-sky/ http://www.lionsroar.com/seductive-lines-pastel-sky/#respond Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:23:45 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70704 From author and contemplative photographer Andy Karr comes the latest “Seeing Fresh” contemplative photo of the week, submitted by Emerald.

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Are You Spiritual But Not Religious? 10 Reasons Why Buddhism Will Enrich Your Path http://www.lionsroar.com/are-you-spiritual-but-not-religious-10-reasons-why-buddhism-will-enrich-your-path-november-2013/ http://www.lionsroar.com/are-you-spiritual-but-not-religious-10-reasons-why-buddhism-will-enrich-your-path-november-2013/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:00:00 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/are-you-spiritual-but-not-religious-10-reasons-why-buddhism-will-enrich-your-path-november-2013/ Buddhism is about realization and experience, not institutions or divine authority. This makes it especially suited to those who consider themselves spiritual but not religious. Here are ten reasons why:

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The Sunlight of Awareness http://www.lionsroar.com/sunlight-awareness/ http://www.lionsroar.com/sunlight-awareness/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:14:51 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70640 Shine the warm light of awareness on your thoughts and feelings, says Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Welcome to LionsRoar.com http://www.lionsroar.com/welcome-lionsroar-com/ http://www.lionsroar.com/welcome-lionsroar-com/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:00:04 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70377 Named for the fearless proclamation of the buddhadharma, Lion's Roar offers news, commentary and features from the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma magazines.

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What can Buddhism do for the environment? http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhism-transforming-environmentalism/ http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhism-transforming-environmentalism/#respond Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:58:58 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70689 Buddhism and environmentalism are a natural fit. Jessica Morey points this out in her review of Susan Murphy's new book, Minding the Earth: Mending the World,

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Bodhi Trees http://www.lionsroar.com/bodhi-trees/ http://www.lionsroar.com/bodhi-trees/#respond Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:09:11 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70686 In nature we see Buddhist truths unfold, while in Buddhism we find ways to heal the natural world. Jessica Morey on Minding the Earth, Mending the World.

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Indiegogo campaign raising funds to protect artifacts http://www.lionsroar.com/indiegogo-campaign-raising-funds-protect-treasure/ http://www.lionsroar.com/indiegogo-campaign-raising-funds-protect-treasure/#respond Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:59:34 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70681 Digital Monastery Project has launched an Indiegogo campaign to protect Buddhist artefacts in Bhutan.

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Is Buddhism the religion for people who don’t like religion? http://www.lionsroar.com/guardian-npr-comment-religionless-spirituality/ http://www.lionsroar.com/guardian-npr-comment-religionless-spirituality/#respond Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:59:06 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70675 “Spiritual but not religious” is the term used to describe the 30 million Americans who have some spiritual belief yet belong to no denomination.

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Symposium for Contemplative Studies starts Thursday http://www.lionsroar.com/symposium-contemplative-studies-starts-thursday/ http://www.lionsroar.com/symposium-contemplative-studies-starts-thursday/#respond Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:01:10 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=70642 From October 30th to November 2nd, great minds will meet to discuss mind itself, at the Mind & Life International Symposium for Contemplative Studies.

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