On the occasion of Pema Chödrön’s birthday, Lion’s Roar’s deputy editor Andrea Miller shares the important lessons Pema has taught her.
Psychologist and author Rick Hanson shows Lion’s Roar’s Chris Pacheco how to use your mind to change your brain for the better.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
You’re going to make one anyway, says Anita Feng. So why not go big? You might end up with something more beautiful than perfection.
Three Asian American and Black Buddhist teachers reflect on healing, solidarity, and how Buddhists of color can work together for greater racial justice.
Vipassana teacher Konda Mason answers the question: “Is it OK if I find other ways to be meditative besides sitting on a cushion following my breath?”
To understand how to practice mindfulness in daily life, says Gaylon Ferguson, we have to look at all eight steps of the Buddha’s noble eightfold path.
Rather than feeling discouraged by laziness, we could get to know laziness profoundly. This very moment of laziness becomes our personal teacher.
It’s not a luxury to feel loved and cared for—it’s what makes us emotionally secure. If it didn’t happen when we were children, says psychotherapist Tara Bennett-Goleman, meditation can help us develop a secure emotional base now.
Lion’s Roar speaks with the co-organizers of Harvard University’s Buddhism and Race Conference, discussing the “Radical Re-Orientation Speaker Series.”