Welwood was a pioneer in the field of East–West psychology and coined the term “spiritual bypassing.”
Joseph Jarman developed a love of Jazz while in the army and then discovered Buddhism when he returned home. The two passions defined the rest of his life.
Rev. Kenjitsu Nakagaki wants to educate the West about the history of the manji, a counterclockwise swastika that means “good fortune” in Japanese.
Arts & Culture
When Jan Chozen Bays noticed purveyors of commercial products appropriating the word “Zen,” she responded with an open letter published in the Fall 2002 Buddhadharma.
In a new video, a Christian pastor, a Jewish rabbi, and a Buddhist priest sit down with a chemist, a paleontologist, and a volcanologist to discuss life’s big questions.
Chinese authorities in the Tibet Autonomous Region are intensifying their campaign against His Holiness the Dalai Lama and forcing some Tibetans to remove images of His Holiness from their homes, according to a report published by the International Campaign for Tibet.
A Buddhist center in Columbus, Ohio that was destroyed by arson fire in January 2016 has raised $1.5 million dollars toward its $2.3 million goal to rebuild.
More than two-and-a-half centuries ago, Mahapajapati Gotami, the Buddha’s aunt, set a precedent for the women’s rights.
Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams discuss how we can bring spirituality and politics together to build a more just and compassionate society.
Rory Lindsay reviews “Spontaneous Creativity,” by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, “In the Cool Shade of Compassion” by Kamala Tiyanavich, and more.
Lion’s Roar staff members look back at 2018 and choose their favorite Buddhist book of the year.
Teachers & Centers
A lifelong outsider, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara leads a warm and engaged Zen community in New York’s Greenwich Village. Lindsay Kyte profiles one of Buddhism’s leading teachers.
Kathok Getse Rinpoche, the seventh head of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, has died, Tibet Sun reports. He was 64.