Blanche Hartman explains one of the Buddha’s most significant teachings—impermanence—and discusses how it can bring great happiness.
James Ishmael Ford gets personal with the Lion’s Roar readership.
Tracy Franz reviews “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Zen,” “A Quiet Mind,” “River of Offerings,” and more.
Mary Ray Cate offers parents these Buddhist principles to help children with their fears about climate change.
Pico Iyer loves reading spiritual books, but he’s found just as much good dharma in the books of three favorite novelists.
There’s a lot of neurosis around the subject of money. Financial expert Spencer Sherman on four states of mind we can cultivate to improve our relationship with it. When was the last time you had a positive attitude toward money? For millions of Americans, financial troubles are real and difficult. Particularly in this time of […]
Forget the complexities of “haute cuisine.” Sometimes a simple, homey ingredient, fresh andwell-prepared, is what Elissa Altman craves.
The opening editorial from the May 2021 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Zen priest and hospital chaplain Tenku Ruff shares an intimate bond of uncertainty with Covid patients. She knows what they’re going through — because she’d had it herself. Dizang asked Fayan, “Where are you going?” Fayan said, “Around on pilgrimage.” Dizang said, “What is the purpose of pilgrimage?” Fayan said, “I don’t know.” Dizang said, […]
Shine the warm light of awareness on your thoughts and feelings, says Thich Nhat Hanh.