A new report from Religion News Service details financial troubles facing the Shambhala Buddhist community in the wake of revelations of sexual misconduct by the head of Shambhala, Sakyong Mipham and several teachers in the community.
Two women have accused Tibetan Buddhist teacher Dagri Rinpoche, 65, of molestation, reports the Tibet Sun.
John Malkin talks to musician Jarboe about the influence of Buddhism in her work.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com’s Sam Littlefair looks at the modern mantras that help us work through difficulties. Sign up here to receive the Weekend Reader in your inbox. Do you have a favorite saying that helps you work through difficulties? Maybe a memorable quote or an […]
The monk gave the fossil to a lama at a nearby Buddhist monastery, who passed it on to university researchers.
McMaster University, in Ontario, Canada, has announced a new visiting scholar program, created with a $1.2-million donation.
Today marks the 30th birthday of the Panchen Lama, who disappeared when he was six years old.
After the Supreme Court deemed it unconstitutional for a Buddhist prisoner to be executed without spiritual counsel while other prisoners receive such counsel, Texas has banned all spiritual counselors in execution chambers.
The case hinged on the question of whether or not the center qualified as a religious facility, given that the center advertised it’s programs as open to members of all religions.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist themes in The Matrix, 20 years after the film’s release.