Tonglen, or “sending and taking,” is a meditation practice to kindle sympathy. Breathing in, we take in the pain of others and send them relief while breathing out.
The opening editorial from the May 2021 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day by looking at the inspiring women of Buddhism.
LionsRoar.com’s digital editor Lilly Greenblatt looks at the hope in hopelessness.
“I pray for your success in meeting the challenges that lie ahead in fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of all Americans,” His Holiness writes.
“As Zen Buddhist clergy, we condemn the attack on the United States congress on January 6th,” the statement reads. “We see that the violence at the capitol was deeply tied to the white supremacy that has characterized this nation since its inception.” The Soto Zen Buddhist Association (SZBA) has released a statement in response to […]
Lilly Greenblatt takes a look at our readers’ favorite meditation of 2020: tonglen, or “sending and taking.”
Sojun Mel Weistman, founder and abbot of Berkeley Zen Center, passed away on Thursday, January 7.
New legislation passed by U.S. Congress reaffirms the rights of Tibetans to choose a successor to their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
LionsRoar.com’s digital editor Lilly Greenblatt looks at the bittersweet lessons of winter.