David Sipress

Recent Articles

The Sound of Vultures’ Wings

Read a brief of The Sound of Vultures’ Wings: The Tibetan Buddhist Chöd Ritual Practice of the Female Buddha Machik Labdrön , by Jeffrey W. Cupchik. and an exclusive excerpt courtesy of its publisher, SUNY Press.

Gone, Gone, Everything Gone

Like leaves in the autumn or wood in the fire, all things pass. But, there is a moment in which we can see things as they are.

One Brief Pause Is All It Takes

Lion's Roar AV producer Sandra Hannebohm reflects on the impacts of pausing during times of anxiety. From the March 2022 issue of Lion's Roar magazine.

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: Radical Friendship and Tonglen Practice with Kate Johnson

Buddhist meditation teacher Kate Johnson leads a tonglen meditation session informed by current events and talks about her new book "Radical Friendship."

iBme Brings Mindfulness to Teens of Color

After launching their first Teens of Color in-person retreat in 2019, Inward Bound Mindfulness Education pivots to online programming.

The Beauty of Imperfection

Lion's Roar Special Projects editorial assistant Sandra Hannebohm looks at wabi-sabi and the perfection of imperfection.

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria explores relationship between Buddhism and contemporary art

The Canadian gallery's project will focus on artists who have heavily drawn on Buddhism in their art, including Yoko Ono, Marina Abramovic, John Cage, and Tenzing Rigdol.

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What’s So Funny About Buddhism? — cartoonist David Sipress explains

In his bio, cartoonist David Sipress states that he considers Buddhism to be "an excellent source of jokes." What is so funny about Buddhism?