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.

Photo by Murielle Michetti Baumgartner.

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.

Daisaku Ikeda, President of Soka Gakkai International, dies at 95

Daisaku Ikeda, the president of Soka Gakkai International, a global Buddhist association that practices the teachings of Nichiren Buddhism, died November 15 at the age of 95.

A dorje sits on a page of tibetan writing

How Learning Tibetan Changed the Way I Think

Translator Estefania Duque shares her journey studying Tibetan, revealing how language shapes the mind, influences perspective, and offers spiritual inspiration.

Woman sitting with VR headset on

Through the Digital Veil: Inside the World of VR Meditation

Can virtual reality deepen contemplative practice? Ross Nervig dons a headset and explores the promise and peril of mesmerizing worldscapes.

Kazuaki Tanahashi painting.

Kazuaki Tanahashi: Painting Peace

Explore this selection of art and Buddhist wisdom to give hope in a time of global crisis by artist, peace and environmental worker, and renowned calligrapher, Kazuaki Tanahashi.

Jane Hirshfield sitting in sunroom on a bench

The Zen of Jane Hirshfield

When we live in the liminal state, the place of listening, of not-knowing, then everything draws near to us, becomes kin. Noelle Oxenhandler on the words and wordlessness of the renowned American poet Jane Hirshfield.

Mingyur Rinpoche and Paul McGowan in the mountains, looking at the scenery around them.

Wandering…But Not Lost: Director Paul MacGowan on Capturing Mingyur Rinpoche’s Wandering Retreat

Martine Panzica talks to director Paul MacGowan about the making of the documentary film “Wandering...But Not Lost,” which chronicles Mingyur Rinpoche's remarkable four-and-a-half year wandering retreat.

Collage of photos of Dharma Relief Fellowship cohort.

Dharma Relief announces “Healing Racial Trauma Through Buddhist Communities” Fellowship recipients

The fellowship aims to provide Black dharma teachers and leaders with resources to “carry on their profound work of offering healing and support through a Buddhist lens for African-descendant communities in the U.S.”

Born I's Amida Album

Hip-hop artist and meditation teacher Born I releases new album “AMIDA”

Born I’s September release, “AMIDA,” is an “introspective blend of Buddhist philosophy, Lofi elements, and Eastern modalities.”