When neuroscientists tested expert meditators, they discovered something surprising: The effect of Buddhist meditation isn’t just momentary; it can alter deep-seated traits in our brain patterns and [...]
For much of the 19th and 20th centuries, Buddhism was considered a threat to America. How did that come to be, and why [...]
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Illustration by Ray Fenwick. What are the four noble truths? Buddhism's famed four truths are called noble because [...]
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The March 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar is a special all-teachings issue. Inside, you’ll find teachings on key Buddhist principles, and what they mean for your life, from over 20 great Buddhist teachers including Pema Chödrön, Sharon Salzberg, Shunryu Suzuki, Roshi, and more.
The Spring 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly is available now. Inside, you’ll find the Madhyamaka view of the two truths, unpacked by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, a guided tour by Josh Bartok of the subtle practice of shikantaza, an in-depth look at Dogen and his understanding of “being–time,” and more.