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How to Practice Wise Intention

Regularly remind yourself of your intentions, advises Sylvia Boorstein. It’s the key to keeping your life on target.

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You Are Already a Buddha

In this, the first of a four-part series on tantra, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presents the three stages of meditation. Meditation, he says, is the process of recognizing your buddhanature, then nurturing that recognition.

Buddhist Sangha as Refuge for LGBTQ+ People

Pamela Ayo Yetunde reflects on the recent shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, sharing how Buddhists can work to create a community of refuge for LGBTQ+ people.

The Four Points of Letting Go in the Bardo

It’s when we lose the illusion of control—a “bardo” state where we are most vulnerable and exposed—that we can discover the creative potential of our lives.

You Are Already a Buddha

In this, the first of a four-part series on tantra, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presents the three stages of meditation. Meditation, he says, is the process of recognizing your buddhanature, then nurturing that recognition.

How to Practice Wise Intention

Regularly remind yourself of your intentions, advises Sylvia Boorstein. It’s the key to keeping your life on target.

Buddhist Sangha as Refuge for LGBTQ+ People

Pamela Ayo Yetunde reflects on the recent shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, sharing how Buddhists can work to create a community of refuge for LGBTQ+ people.

The Four Points of Letting Go in the Bardo

It’s when we lose the illusion of control—a “bardo” state where we are most vulnerable and exposed—that we can discover the creative potential of our lives.

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THE MAGAZINE

CURRENT ISSUE

The January 2023 issue of Lion’s Roar explores psychedelics and spirituality, diving into new frontiers in the science of well-being.

CURRENT ISSUE
Psychedelics and spirituality — including more than a few Buddhist concepts and practices — are reuniting with science after decades of estrangement. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on this new frontier in the study of mind.

You Are Already a Buddha

In this, the first of a four-part series on tantra, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presents the three stages of meditation. Meditation, he says, is the process of recognizing your buddhanature, then nurturing that recognition.

Yes, Never, Sometimes?

Buddhism doesn’t have just one thing to say about consuming alcohol and other intoxicants. In time for party season, we look at the surprising diversity of Buddhist views.

Breaking Free from Addiction

The dharma can help people wake up to the truth of their substance abuse and find a way to get—and stay—sober. We present four true stories of recovery.

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How to Do Metta

Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.

Just Sitting, Going Nowhere

The Zen practice of just sitting, says Lewis Richmond, doesn’t help us to reach our destination. It allows us to stop having one. But how do you “go” nowhere?

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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…

Packed and Ready for Whatever’s Next

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche offers a fresh teaching on “phowa” practice and how navigating the various transitions in our lives, including the very small ones, lays a foundation for navigating the much bigger ones when they come.

Embodied Nonviolence

Inspired by the teachings of the Buddha, Singhashri Gazmuri outlines the steps we must take when seeking a life of nonviolence.

The Ultimate Service

Indigo Ocean explores the concept of worship and how it can enrich the Buddhist practice of awareness. 

LIFE & CULTURE

The Power of Silence

Silence can be noble or ignoble, liberating or oppressive. Bhante Sumano on knowing when, why, and how to be silent—but not silenced.

BUDDHADHARMA

CURRENT ISSUE

The Fall 2022 issue of Buddhadharma celebrates our 20th anniversary.

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Editor Koun Franz introduces the 20th anniversary issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Guide, which looks back at where Western Buddhism has been, and what might lie ahead.

Progress & Pitfalls: An Historic 20 Years

For Buddhadharma’s 20th-anniversary issue, Barbara O’Brien takes a look back at the last two decades of losses, challenges, and opportunities in Western Buddhism.

We Give What We Hope to Receive

According to Dawa Tarchin Phillips, the work in the Buddhist BIPOC community is about recognizing the need for dignity, safety, and access—and then offering those same things.

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