We recommend some great books by LGBTQ Buddhist teachers and practitioners.
On the 25th anniversary of “Friends,” Lama Surya Das recalls the honest, kind, and thoughtful Phoebe.
You might be comfortable sitting on the cushion for twenty minutes. But what if the session didn’t end? The Lighthouse, starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe, offers a metaphor for the mind of the anxious meditator.
The British Library showcases masterworks of Buddhist printing in a new exhibition that explores how Buddhism spread across Asia through the centuries.
After the launch of the New York Public Library’s J.D. Salinger exhibit, Rod Meade Sperry reflects on how the famed author and his characters reckoned with Buddhism and spirituality.
While he was changing his tennis shoes, Mr. Rogers was quietly changing children’s lives — and ours as well.
In this Lion’s Roar archive article, Rick Bass looks at Oliver’s poem “The Summer Day,” which asks, “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
In 1969, poet Gary Snyder wrote his “Smokey the Bear Sutra,” imagining Smokey as the Great Sun Buddha giving a discourse, in the style of a Buddhist sutra. Fifty years later, the message of the sutra continues to resonate.
Musician and visual artist Laurie Anderson has lent her voice to perhaps her most outwardly Buddhism-influenced project yet.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.