Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
Thrash metal band Sacred Reich is releasing its first album in 23 years, and it comes with some heavy Buddhist themes.
“People find out who they are by writing,” says Maryland poet laureate Grace Cavalieri. At 86, Cavalieri tells Haleigh Atwood, she’s still writing.
John Malkin talks to musician Jarboe about the influence of Buddhism in her work.
In his new novel, “The Perfume Burned His Eyes,” actor and writer Michael Imperioli imagines a teenage boy’s friendship with Lou Reed.
We are all one and the same. This is the experience of Zen. So teaches Shodo Harada Roshi in his book of original calligraphies.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist themes in The Matrix, 20 years after the film’s release.
Network anchor Dan Harris keeps his Buddhism real. His bestselling book and popular app offer down-to-earth wisdom and achievable goals. As Harris tells Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, he wants to help bring meditation from the fringes to the mainstream.
The poet W.S. Merwin died on March 15, age 91. In this essay, published in Lion’s Roar magazine in 2011, Susan Dunlap contemplates Merwin’s poem “Vixen.”
Andrea Miller interviews vegan chef Jean-Philippe Cyr, also known as The Buddhist Chef, about cultivating compassion for everyone — including animals.