Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
One year after his death, Funie Hsu reflects on honoring the legacy of Aaron Lee, known to many as the “Angry Asian Buddhist.”
How have Buddhists become implicated in one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world? Randy Rosenthal looks through history to understand how a religion of peace has become a justification for violence.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.
Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod introduces “Mindful Politics,” a new collection of teachings and commentary speaking to our troubled times.
As Rosa Sabido continues to seek sanctuary in a church to avoid deportation, she remains grateful to her supporters, including a Zen chaplain who became a good friend.
Zen teacher Taigen Dan Leighton attended the Tree of Life synagogue while growing up in Pittsburgh. He reflects on how all of us, near and far, are connected to the tragedy.
Greg Snyder on how to reclaim the grace and humanity that our access to guns has led us to squander.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Buddhadharma’s deputy editor Koun Franz addresses patriarchy in Buddhism.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.