If you’re still holding up and trying to meditate right now, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel invites you to fall down.
In this commentary from Ray Buckner, they urge white Buddhists to see the call for the end of white supremacy as a Buddhist call to “make this life livable for all sentient beings.”
Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda teaches us how to generate loving-kindness and good will as an antidote to hatred and fear.
It’s not enough to simply to believe compassion is important. We must transform our thoughts and behaviour on a daily basis to cultivate compassion.
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The July 2020 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine features teachings and meditations from leading dharma teachers to help us get through these difficult times. Inside, you’ll also find an exploration of the dharma of fashion by Otto von Busch; a profile of Christian writer Anne Lamott and her husband Neal Allan; Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg on how we can have the world we want; Buddhist book reviews; and much more.
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In the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man killed by police in Minneapolis, dharma teacher Larry Ward says we have to “create communities of resilience,” and offers his mantras for this time.
As a dharma teacher, says Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, she’s told she shouldn’t feel or express rage, but she disagrees.