Mindfulness teacher Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John unpacks the parable of the “second arrow” and what the parable says about the additional suffering we cause ourselves. Life has a way of throwing us a curveball when we least expect it, and when we think we can’t withstand anymore, something else happens. Author and mindfulness teacher Dr. […]
Renowned author, bell hooks, imparts some relationship advice to listeners and Zen Buddhist Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath shares how to evade the snares of idealization and delusion in romance. Author and activist bell hooks shares a simple formula for healthy romantic relationships, starting with the myth that love is a feeling – a noun. In fact she […]
The Fall 2020 issue of Buddhadharma features in-depth teachings for cultivating your Buddhist practice and manifesting those teachings in everyday life.
The September 2020 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine features Buddhist wisdom and meditations on the healing power of your heart.
Just added to the Lion’s Roar store: six new, gorgeous prints from our “Buddhas and Bodhisattvas” collection. Featured are two statues of Shakyamuni Buddha: a twelfth-century Tibetan work and another from eighteenth-century Burma; and four bodhisattvas, including Guan Yin. All are from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s wonderful collection of Buddhist art. Learn more about […]
Buddhist teacher Mushim Patricia Ikeda gets personal with the Lion’s Roar readership.
Melvin McLeod shares why why Buddhism is well-suited to people who don’t necessarily like religion, and Buddhist author and scholar Robert Thurman tells an old Buddhist folk tale. There are Buddhists who don’t believe in God (or gods) and there are Buddhists who do. In this reading by editor in chief Melvin McLeod from an article he wrote […]
Author and mindfulness teacher Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John offers ways in which to work with our painful reactions and stop kicking ourselves. Life has a way of throwing us a curveball when we least expect it, and when we think we can’t withstand any more, something else happens. Author and mindfulness teacher Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) […]
The Summer 2020 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly features in-depth teachings for cultivating your Buddhist practice and manifesting those teachings meaningfully in everyday life. Inside, you’ll find thoughtful commentaries, reviews of the latest Buddhist books, Ask the Teachers, and more. Features In Times of Crisis, Draw on the Strength of Peace When we are called […]
Meditation teachers Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, and Trudy Goodman explore questions around how white people can open to and respond to the suffering of racism in our society.