When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
For a long time, Dorotea Mendoza hid her Marxism from her fellow Buddhists and her Buddhism from her activist comrades. Finally, as the dialecticians say, she resolved the contradiction.
Greg Snyder on how to reclaim the grace and humanity that our access to guns has led us to squander.
In January, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi gave this keynote address at a conference on “Buddhism and Women’s Liberation” in Bodhgaya, India.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda says it’s not enough to help others. You have to take care of yourself too.
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.
David Ige — one of America’s most prominent Buddhist politicians — on immigration, climate change, and compassion in governance.