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Help India Breathe

With COVID-19 infections surging in India, Rinzai Zen priest and climate scientist, Kritee, shares what we can do to help.

Help India Breathe

With COVID-19 infections surging in India, Rinzai Zen priest and climate scientist, Kritee, shares what we can do to help.

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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…

Buddha shakyamuni sculpture in wood and lacquer.

More Truth, Less Suffering

Anushka Fernandopulle on how mindfulness reduces the suffering caused by our collective sense of separation.

Be Free of Suffering

Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings.

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.

LIFE & CULTURE

From Blame to Love

We humans are gifted at finding fault. Buddhist teacher Tara Brach teaches us how we can connect to compassion instead.

THE MAGAZINE

CURRENT ISSUE

The March 2021 issue of Lion’s Roar explores how to detox your mind using Buddhist wisdom and practices. 

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Five Buddhist teachers share practices to clear away the poisons that cause suffering and obscure your natural enlightenment. Introduction by Lion’s Roar’s editor-in-chief Melvin Mcleod.

Finding Myself in the Garden

Valerie Brown returns to gardening to recover her broken spirit, and discovers what really grows in a garden is love.

The Lady in the Tent

Psychologist David J. Keuler is used to helping people, but this was different. Could he really practice limitless compassion?

BUDDHADHARMA

CURRENT ISSUE

The Spring 2021 issue of Buddhadharma features in-depth teachings on the nature of mind for cultivating your Buddhist practice and manifesting those teachings meaningfully in everyday life. 

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Whatever answers you think you have, says Judy Roitman, you don’t—and in that not knowing, we find the heart of Buddhist practice.

59 Ways to Turn Your Mind Around

The way to bodhicitta, the mind of compassion, is marked by the fifty-nine lojong slogans. Gaylon Ferguson points us in the right direction.