Lion’s Roar staff members look back at 2018 and choose their favorite Buddhist book of the year.
According to Zen priest Gesshin Greenwood, NBC’s The Good Place shows us people are good because of their bond to each other — even in the afterlife.
Wayne Shorter is one of jazz’s great geniuses, and at 85 remains an inspired, inspiring workhorse. His new three-disc album — which comes matched with a graphic novel — showcases his innovation, recalls his storied career, and reflects his Buddhist practice.
We review “The Day The Buddha Woke Up,” by Andrea Miller. From the July 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
Guy Armstrong reviews “Rebirth in Early Buddhism and Current Research,” by Bhikkhu Analayo. From the Summer 2018 issue of Buddhadharma.
We review “The Truth of This Life: Zen Teachings on Loving the World as It Is” by Katherine Thanas.
We review “I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too” by Miguel Chen with Rod Meade Sperry.
Michael Sheehy reviews “Rainbow Body and Resurrection” by Francis V. Tiso.
We review “Holy Rascals: Advice for Spiritual Revolutionaries” by Rami Shapiro.
We review “Aging with Wisdom: Reflections, Stories & Teachings” by Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle.