The legendary founder of Zen in China famously taught a dictum long-regarded as the taproot of Zen, “Point directly at the human mind, see its nature, and become Buddha.”
Rev. Kenjitsu Nakagaki wants to educate the West about the history of the manji, a counterclockwise swastika that means “good fortune” in Japanese.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s editorial assistant Haleigh Atwood explores the real meaning of kindness.
In June, Tenzin Dorjee was unanimously elected as chair of the commission.
After 23 years, the meditation center has plans to move into a smaller space.
In the opening editorial of our January 2019 issue, Lion’s Roar‘s editorial assistant Haleigh Atwood shares how she defines kindness.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s editorial assistant Haleigh Atwood explores the meaning and use of sound in Buddhist practice.
In his graphic novel, Dream in Thin Air, Michael Nybrandt explains how he started the Tibet National Football Team to help the Tibetan people showcase their national pride.
The Chinese government has enacted new policies that require Tibetan monastics to promote the Communist Party.
On October 26, Thich Nhat Hanh traveled back to his homeland to spend the remainder of his life at the pagoda where he was ordained.