Welcoming the Year of the Wood Dragon

For Tibetan Buddhists, this week marks Losar, the new year — a time to clean house, cherish family, make offerings, contemplate the past year and welcome the new.

We Remember: Six Remarkable Black Buddhists

In celebration of Black History Month, we find inspiration in the lives and practice of six remarkable Black Buddhists.

The 2022-2022 Contemplative Medicine Fellowship cohort in a group photo at their graduation.

Study finds Contemplative Medicine training reduces burnout in medical professionals

The study measured the effects of the New York Zen Center's twelve-month "Contemplative Medicine Fellowship" on burnout among medical professionals.

A Cloud Never Dies

Andrea Miller on what Thich Nhat Hanh taught her, his inspiring and courageous life, and how—through us—his wisdom continues.

Watch – New Videos on Reckoning With Abuse in Buddhist Communities

Confronting systemic abuse within spiritual communities is important for individual and community alike. That's why Damcho Diana Finnegan, co-founder of the Dharmadatta Community, has launched a series of interviews that aim to help us face and understand abuse and how to promote community accountability and justice for survivors.

When Refuge in Another Sangha on MLK Day Was No Longer Enough

Tanya Marie Bonner shares the journey of creating an annual program to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day at her home sangha.

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The King We Need: Martin Luther King Jr., Moral Philosopher

He was even more than the civil rights leader he is remembered as today. Charles R. Johnson looks at how Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of America's greatest moral philosophers.

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How Buddhism Met Science: A Monastic Scholar’s Journey

Dhondup T. Rekjong shares the journey of Geshe Thabkhe, a Tibetan monastic scholar at the intersection of the ongoing dialogue between Buddhism and modern science.

Buddhas and bodhisattvas inspire at Norton Simon Museum’s “Benevolent Beings”

Lion’s Roar associate editors Mihiri Tillakaratne and Noel Alumit visit the “Benevolent Beings” exhibition at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California.

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Sexual Ethics and Healthy Boundaries in the Wake of Teacher Abuse

Scholars Ann Gleig and Amy Langenberg look at how Buddhist sanghas have responded and evolved in response to the ethical breaches of the past few decades.