Lion's Roar http://www.lionsroar.com Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:45:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Greyston names Mike Brady President and CEO http://www.lionsroar.com/greyston-names-mike-brady-president-ceo/ http://www.lionsroar.com/greyston-names-mike-brady-president-ceo/#respond Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:44:26 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72829 Mike Brady, President of Greyston Bakery, has now been named President and CEO of Zen Peacemakers' Greyston Brakery.

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Watch: Tibetan Monks make sand mandala on House of Cards http://www.lionsroar.com/watch-tibetan-monks-make-sand-mandala-house-cards/ http://www.lionsroar.com/watch-tibetan-monks-make-sand-mandala-house-cards/#respond Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:50:56 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72828 Episode 6 of the new season of Netflix’s House of Cards includes Tibetan monks creating and destroying an intricate sand mandala in the White House.

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Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Sit http://www.lionsroar.com/thich-nhat-hanh-sit/ http://www.lionsroar.com/thich-nhat-hanh-sit/#respond Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:33:24 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72280 Thich Nhat Hanh shares gentle guidance for beginning your meditation practice.

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University of Michigan creates world’s first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism http://www.lionsroar.com/university-michigan-creates-worlds-first-endowed-chair-thai-buddhism/ http://www.lionsroar.com/university-michigan-creates-worlds-first-endowed-chair-thai-buddhism/#respond Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:14:35 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72813 The University of Michigan has received a gift of $2 million to establish the world's first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism.

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Karmapa 2015 US tour dates announced http://www.lionsroar.com/karmapa-us-tour-begin-soon-stanford-tickets-available-now/ http://www.lionsroar.com/karmapa-us-tour-begin-soon-stanford-tickets-available-now/#respond Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:00:32 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72555 His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will soon be embarking on a limited US tour that will see him visiting at several universities.

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Buddhist-Muslim peace called for in Yogyakarta Statement http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhist-muslim-peace-called-yogyakarta-statement/ http://www.lionsroar.com/buddhist-muslim-peace-called-yogyakarta-statement/#respond Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:30:34 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72807 “If we want peace and justice, it is very important for Buddhists and Muslims to come together because these are two major world religions.”

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Facebook using Buddhist tools to fight hate speech in Burma http://www.lionsroar.com/facebook-using-buddhist-tools-fight-hate-speech-burma/ http://www.lionsroar.com/facebook-using-buddhist-tools-fight-hate-speech-burma/#respond Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:31:56 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72790 As Burma is emerging from 50 years of military dictatorship, its citizens are thronging to social media, and anti-Muslim extremists are too.

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NYC workshop: Zen & The Heart of Creative Practice http://www.lionsroar.com/nyc-workshop-zen-heart-creative-practice/ http://www.lionsroar.com/nyc-workshop-zen-heart-creative-practice/#respond Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:53:14 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72781 Theatre Within, the grassroots non-profit in New York dedicated to the performing arts, is offering a new workshop—"Zen & The Heart of Creative Practice"

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On Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender http://www.lionsroar.com/awakening-race-sexuality-gender/ http://www.lionsroar.com/awakening-race-sexuality-gender/#respond Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:51:35 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72474 I was hungry when I attended my first Nichiren Buddhist meeting in 1988. I mean that literally.

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Watch: “Love has no labels” http://www.lionsroar.com/watch-love-no-labels/ http://www.lionsroar.com/watch-love-no-labels/#respond Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:05:26 +0000 http://www.lionsroar.com/?p=72769 In this beautiful new PSA about implicit bias, we're reminded of love's power to cross any perceived boundaries.

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http://www.lionsroar.com/watch-love-no-labels/feed/ 0 Video: "Love has no labels" - Lion's Roar In this beautiful new PSA addressing implicit bias, we're reminded about love's power to cross any and all perceived boundaries. The PSA is just one part of a new year-long campaign about implicit bias. "Most of us aren’t even conscious of our prejudice," the campaign's website explains. "That’s why Compassion,Diversity,LGBT,metta,News,Race,Religion,Sex & Sexuality,Video,love psa