Bagan, in Maynmar, is one of 29 sites added to UNESCO’s list this year.
Buddhist translator Scott Wellenbach won more than $650,000 playing poker. He’s giving it all away to charity.
Thrash metal band Sacred Reich is releasing its first album in 23 years, and it comes with some heavy Buddhist themes.
Arts & Culture
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
“People find out who they are by writing,” says Maryland poet laureate Grace Cavalieri. At 86, Cavalieri tells Haleigh Atwood, she’s still writing.
A Buddhist memorial service coordinated by Duncan Ryuken Williams will be held at a protest against migrant detention at Fort Sill on July 20.
Famed Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh was awarded the prize for “Outstanding Inner Peace.”
For our 40th anniversary, Lion’s Roar is looking forward to the next 40 years of Buddhism over the course of six issues. In the first issue, we ask: what is Buddhism’s most important message moving forward.
These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day.
In 1892, a book was compiled of 345 versions of the Cinderella story and related tales. Now, from Rebecca Solnit—Zen Buddhist and acclaimed author of Men Explain Things to Me—comes the enlightened, feminist version for our time.
In Call It Grace, Serene Jones offers a deeply personal reflection on her spiritual journey and what it means to connect with the divine.
Teachers & Centers
DaRa Williams, Devin Berry, Noliwe Alexander, and Rosetta Saunders share what they feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in coming decades.
Tibetan Buddhist lama Geshe Tashi Tsering has been recognized on the Queen of England’s Birthday 2019 Honours List.