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Listen to meditations, interviews, and dharma talks to awaken your heart and mind.

This Is My Mind, Luminous and Empty

In Vajrayana, the fast track to awakening is to look directly at your own mind and discover its true nature. Tsoknyi Rinpoche shows us how.

The Miracle of Everyday Mindfulness

When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.

This Is My Mind, Luminous and Empty

In Vajrayana, the fast track to awakening is to look directly at your own mind and discover its true nature. Tsoknyi Rinpoche shows us how.

The Miracle of Everyday Mindfulness

When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.

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How to Look at a Wall

Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller explains Bodhidharma’s famous practice of wall-gazing.

How to do Zazen Zen Meditation Practice Tomi Um Shambhala Sun Meditation Jules Shuzen Harris Soto Instructions

How to Practice Zazen

Jules Shuzen Harris teaches Zazen, the meditation practice at the heart of Zen Buddhism.

Why Meditation isn’t Enough

We can’t just blindly meditate, says Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. Our practice must be illuminated by deep, critical study of the Buddhist teachings.

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How Not to Freak Out

If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you…

How Not to Freak Out

If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you…

How Not to Freak Out

If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you…

In the Moments of Non-Awakening

Larry Yang takes an honest look at what it means to be a dharma teacher who hasn’t been, and doesn’t imagine ever being, enlightened.

The Problem With Problems

The more we increase our ability to deal with our own difficulties, the more aware we are that we can’t solve the troubles of loved ones.

The Four Noble Truths

Buddhist teacher and scholar Jan Willis on the Buddha’s central teaching — his diagnosis and cure for suffering.

All Beings Liberating, Together, At Once

Judy Roitman unpacks the Mahayana vision. “The essence of this vision,” she says, “is a universe in which time and space are flexible, and in which beings are neither separate nor dissolved in each other.”

LIFE & CULTURE

Be Kind to Yourself

You have enlightened nature, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche. If you truly know that, you’ll always be kind to yourself.

Not Enlightened Yet?

Author and musician Miguel Chen comforts a practitioner who doesn’t seem to be getting any closer to enlightenment.

Too Much Criticism

Someone in your life who’s too critical can undermine your self-worth. Psychologist Lynn Monteiro suggests four ways to take care of yourself.

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This Floating World

Zen teacher Joan Sutherland on life’s dreamlike nature and why it should be embraced.

THE MAGAZINE

CURRENT ISSUE

The March 2021 issue of Lion’s Roar explores how to use mindfulness, psychology, and Buddhist wisdom to heal emotional wounds.

CURRENT ISSUE
Loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, equanimity — these four loving qualities, says Pawan Bareja, are powerful ways to heal our trauma.

The Buddha on Zoom

Dr. Robert Waldinger offers five ways to keep our connection alive in this time of seperation.

BUDDHADHARMA

CURRENT ISSUE

The Winter 2020 issue of Buddhadharma features in-depth teachings for cultivating your Buddhist practice and manifesting those teachings meaningfully in everyday life. 

CURRENT ISSUE
Enlightenment is everywhere we look, says Joan Sutherland — we can choose to notice it, but at the same time, we can also trust that it will find us, wherever we are.

It Comes Down to Character

We often look at Buddhist practice as a way of cultivating particular qualities; Thanissaro Bhikkhu reminds us, however, that the Buddha also spoke of qualities we must have to take up the practice in the first place.