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ARTICLES

Pagoda in the mist.

Koans for Troubled Times

How do we as Buddhists meet the challenges of our time? Joan Sutherland says an answer lies in the teachings of two great Chan masters.

Healing America’s Racial Karma

More than 150 years after the end of slavery, America’s tragic racial karma rolls on.

Waking Up in Dark Times

In order to shed light on the realities of climate change, says Ajahn Sucitto, first we should get more comfortable with the darkness.

The Joy of a Long Walk

Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair thinks about the practice of walking.

Covid Craving

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Holly Stocking found herself with an inescapable craving for physical contact.

Pure Dharma, Barefoot Dharma

To practice the dharma purely, we have to walk barefoot before we can run–learning and practicing fundamentals before we go on to more advanced techniques.

Pagoda in the mist.

Koans for Troubled Times

How do we as Buddhists meet the challenges of our time? Joan Sutherland says an answer lies in the teachings of two great Chan masters.

Healing America’s Racial Karma

More than 150 years after the end of slavery, America’s tragic racial karma rolls on.

Waking Up in Dark Times

In order to shed light on the realities of climate change, says Ajahn Sucitto, first we should get more comfortable with the darkness.

The Joy of a Long Walk

Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair thinks about the practice of walking.

Covid Craving

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Holly Stocking found herself with an inescapable craving for physical contact.

Pure Dharma, Barefoot Dharma

To practice the dharma purely, we have to walk barefoot before we can run–learning and practicing fundamentals before we go on to more advanced techniques.