Noble Truths, Noble Path

Read a brief of the new book of the Buddha’s original teachings from Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, and an exclusive excerpt courtesy of its publisher, Wisdom Publications.

A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment

Read a brief of Kadam: Stages of the Path, Mind Training, and Esoteric Practice: Part One by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Taye, translated by Artemus B. Engle and an exclusive excerpt courtesy of its publisher, Shambhala Publications.

Looking Into the Future of Vajrayana Buddhism In the West

Lama Karma Yeshe Chödrön, Lama Justin von Bujdoss, and Lama Drupgyu Tenzin (Anthony Chapman) join Lion’s Roar/Buddhadharma editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod to discuss how, or if, the very advanced practices of Tantric Buddhism can be introduced and promulgated in modern Western society.

Resting In Luminosity

Lama Karma Wall on how the practice of clear light (osel) yoga can help us recognize the luminous nature of our mind free from dualistic conceptualization.

Awakening Through Dream

What role do dreams have in our path to liberation? Charlie Morley on the history and benefits of the fourth of Naropa’s Dharmas, milam, or yoga of the dream state. Includes a short dream yoga practice for you to try tonight.

The Fine Art of Conscious Dying

Glenn Mullin on phowa, the tantric practice of transferring our consciousness at the moment at death in order to take rebirth in a pure realm.

A Wake-Up Call

Andrew Holecek on bardo, one of the Six Dharmas of Naropa’s two practices for helping us find our way, when the time comes, through the death experience. It can help us in life, too.

Embodied Practice, Experiential Awareness

Ian A. Baker offers the opening commentary to the Buddhadharma Spring 2024 issue.

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Ask the Teachers: What Would the Buddha Do?

Myokei Caine-Barrett, Dave Smith, and Lama Karma Yeshe Chödrön on knowing — or not knowing — what the Buddha would do.

Buddhadharma on Books: Spring 2024

Constance Kassor reviews "The Sound of Vulture’s Wings" by Jeffrey W. Cupchik, "The Kalachakra Mandala" by Edward Henning, "Xuedou’s 100 Odes to Old Cases" by Steven Heine, and more.