Actor and activist Richard Gere talks about his teacher the Dalai Lama, the warm heart of the Tibetan people, and how humanity can benefit from the values of Tibetan culture.
Melvin McLeod breaks down the Buddha’s four noble truths and argues it’s not only the ultimate self-help formula, but the best guide to helping others and benefiting the world.
Things to see, do, and enjoy in three American Buddhist hotspots.
Five Buddhist teachers share practices to clear away the poisons that cause suffering and obscure your natural enlightenment.
Editor-in-Chief Melvin McLeod reflects on the importance of death in Buddhist philosophy in the opening editorial of the November 2021 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Our editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, shares why Buddhism is the ultimate self-help, despite one of its central principles — nonself.
Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod discusses our new online learning series.
Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod looks at the reasons many Buddhists meditate.
Buddhist thinker and environmental activist Joanna Macy on the global awakening the planet needs. At heart, it’s a spiritual revolution.
The Buddha’s analysis of how to free ourselves from suffering is profound, universal, and eternal, says Melvin McLeod.