Zen priest Liên Shutt teaches a short meditation to foster compassion for beings in search of refuge. Many people think Buddhism is about getting rid of desire. Really, our main focus is on [...]
East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland is a leader in developing dharma for people who don’t feel welcome elsewhere. [...]
"It doesn't make sense to grab at the highest teachings and reject the rest," says Tsoknyi Rinpoche in this teaching [...]
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration's family [...]
“Nirvana” is a Buddhist term you don’t hear much these days. What does it really mean? In Buddhism, we are said to be [...]
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The July 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine features Buddhist teachings on the real reasons to meditate. Inside, you’ll also find a profile of Oakland’s East Bay Meditation Center, the story of a childhood bully-turned-Buddhist, Roshi Joan Halifax on the five “edge states,” and more.
The Summer 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly is available now. Inside you'll find a step-by-step guide through the intricacies of breath practice in meditation by Jiryu Rutschman-Byler, a firsthand account of sexual misconduct by a guru and profound insight for fellow survivors by Lama Willa Miller, a classic teaching on the wisdom of emptiness by Dainin Katagiri Roshi, and more.