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.
In the opening editorial of the July 2019 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod reflects on the moral narratives of today’s world.
We believe that growth can be endless, that consumption need have no limits, that meaning is found in things, that aggression brings peace. Margaret Wheatley asks: What happened to our ideals?
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams discuss how we can bring spirituality and politics together to build a more just and compassionate society.
Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
David Ige — one of America’s most prominent Buddhist politicians — on immigration, climate change, and compassion in governance.
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.