Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:06:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 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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Emptiness http://www.lionsroar.com/emptiness/ http://www.lionsroar.com/emptiness/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:49:03 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74391 Dainin Katagiri Roshi teaches on the Buddhist concept of emptiness.

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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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The Sex Talk http://www.lionsroar.com/sex-talk-rima-fujita/ http://www.lionsroar.com/sex-talk-rima-fujita/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:07:05 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74353 Artist Rima Fujita helps teach Tibetan kids the facts of life.

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Bhikkhu Bodhi talks “Four Noble Truths of the Climate Crisis” at White House http://www.lionsroar.com/bhikkhu-bodhi-talks-four-noble-truths-of-the-climate-crisis-at-white-house/ http://www.lionsroar.com/bhikkhu-bodhi-talks-four-noble-truths-of-the-climate-crisis-at-white-house/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:35:55 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74335 In this video from a gathering of Buddhists at the White House, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi addresses climate change and related issues through a Buddhist lens.

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Thich Nhat Hanh’s health “making remarkable progress,” Plum Village reports http://www.lionsroar.com/thich-nhat-hanhs-health-making-remarkable-progress-plum-village-reports/ http://www.lionsroar.com/thich-nhat-hanhs-health-making-remarkable-progress-plum-village-reports/#respond Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:17:07 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74332 Thich Nhat Hanh. Photo by Velcrow Ripper.In a new June 28th statement, Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village community in France reports that the Zen teacher, who suffered a stroke last fall, has been, “despite his advanced age, […] making remarkable progress.” From the statement: We are happy to report that Thay’s health has improved greatly […]

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Theravada bhikkhunis in Indonesia “bounce back” after 1000 years http://www.lionsroar.com/theravada-bhikkhunis-in-indonesia-bounce-back-after-1000-years-3/ http://www.lionsroar.com/theravada-bhikkhunis-in-indonesia-bounce-back-after-1000-years-3/#respond Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:33:30 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=74324 "After being asleep for more than 1000 years," Indonesia's lineage of fully ordained female Theravada monastics has "bounced back."

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