In this week’s Weekend Reader newsletter, LionsRoar.com’s Lilly Greenblatt draws inspiration from the wonderful minds of children.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda says it’s not enough to help others. You have to take care of yourself too.
A young monk in Nepal practiced so many prostrations that he left his handprint pressed into a mat. Vanessa Sasson can’t forget him.
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.
Thanissara presents an honest discussion of internalized racism and how seeing it clearly transforms sanghas.
The practice of koan study isn’t so different from teaching math, says high school teacher Pat Higgiston.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux explores what it means to be human.
When the Buddha taught us to abstain from taking life, he didn’t make an exception for animals we like to eat. While many Buddhists eat meat, Bob Isaacson of Dharma Voices for Animals argues they shouldn’t.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com’s Lilly Greenblatt looks at the inspiring sky above us.
Buddhism teaches us that the buddhas can appear in different bodies. Finn Enke chronicles a lifelong journey to find the identity that makes them feel, finally, “I am here.”