Racism festers when we don’t talk about it, says scholar Breeze Harper—even in vegan and Buddhist communities. Andrea Miller reports.
On a pilgrimage to India, Andrea Miller connects with the flesh-and-blood Buddha, who lived, reached enlightenment, and taught in these very places.
Lion’s Roar magazine’s deputy editor Andrea Miller reflects on her time spent with Thich Nhat Hanh in celebration of his 92nd birthday.
Lion’s Roar deputy editor speaks with Zen teacher Tenku Ruff about a collective statement that she helped author — signed by 200 Buddhist teachers — calling for an end to the US government’s practice of separating migrant children from their parents.
Buddhism isn’t about depriving yourself of worldly pleasures. Andrea Miller explains how a healthy meal helped Siddhartha understand the importance of nourishment — and offers a healthful recipe for cashew pulao.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar deputy editor Andrea Miller talks about the ocean and what it means to us.
Even if you don’t think much about them, they’re always present. Andrea Miller reexamines something we all might have missed in the meaning of the quiet, watchful deer.
We review “The Truth of This Life: Zen Teachings on Loving the World as It Is” by Katherine Thanas.
We review “I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too” by Miguel Chen with Rod Meade Sperry.
We review “Holy Rascals: Advice for Spiritual Revolutionaries” by Rami Shapiro.