The Ethics and Reconciliation Council of Spirit Rock Meditation Center has withdrawn the authorization to teach given to Noah Levine. Jack Kornfield, who led Levine’s teacher training and was his authorizing teacher, has rescinded that 2006 authorization.
Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg has suffered what a new letter from Salzberg’s director of operations, Lily Cushman, describes as “a major health emergency this past weekend.”
The characters in “Mad Men” are like hungry ghosts, says Rod Meade Sperry, endlessly consuming liquor, drugs — and each other.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com’s Rod Meade Sperry shares the lessons he’s learned through the years from loving and losing pets.
Wayne Shorter is one of jazz’s great geniuses, and at 85 remains an inspired, inspiring workhorse. His new three-disc album — which comes matched with a graphic novel — showcases his innovation, recalls his storied career, and reflects his Buddhist practice.
What can you do if you haven’t found a nearby place to meditate? One good answer: D.I.Y. Here are 7 tips from Rod Meade Sperry to get you started.
Today Buddhist teacher Lama Rod Owens announced to his Facebook followers that he would serve as the officiant at the funeral of rapper XXXTentacion.
Meditation is getting mainstream enough to attract the attention of big advertisers. Rod Meade Sperry analyzes the latest videos from KFC.
Against the Stream released a statement addressing allegations of sexual misconduct by Noah Levine, to which he has responded.
Many Buddhist practitioners, teachers, and communities participated in Saturday’s March for Our Lives, or otherwise expressed solidarity.