In Strava’s heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sacred geography.
Inspired by ancient Buddhist artwork on cave walls, Amanda Giacomini set out on a mission to paint 10,000 Buddhas all over America. Lilly Greenblatt tells her story.
This week, Therevada Buddhist monk Bhante Suddhaso will lead a group of New Yorkers in meditation at the city’s Museum of Modern Art.
From global ethics to Buddhist practice — Lion’s Roar’s recommendations from the Dalai Lama’s vast and varied body of writings.
Today Buddhist teacher Lama Rod Owens announced to his Facebook followers that he would serve as the officiant at the funeral of rapper XXXTentacion.
Bourdain, who died in early June, attended a Buddhist death ritual on the final day of shooting the last episode of the show’s eleventh season.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine associate editor Lindsay Kyte talks about her favorite profiles.
What happens after you die? That used to be just a religious question, but science is starting to weigh in. Sam Littlefair looks at the evidence that you’ve lived before.
A new ad from Canada Dry poses the profound question, “are you ready to taste nirvana?”
This month, Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” turns 50. “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien talked to Lion’s Roar about the film’s influence.