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Commentary: Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal and Buddhism’s Theology of Lament

Former Marine and Buddhist teacher Alex Kakuyo reflects on his emotions while witnessing the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

No One Like Me

Lama Rod Owens on taking care of your own needs when you don’t see yourself represented in those around you.

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: When Sadness Rages Like Fire with Pema Khandro Rinpoche

Pema Khandro Rinpoche shares the life of the Tibetan yogi Shabkar, whose practice and teachings were inseparable from loss and grief. 

Ven. Bhikkhuni Kusuma, pioneering female Buddhist monastic, dies at 92

In 1996, Ven. Bhikkhuni Kusuma became the first female Buddhist monastic to ordain in Sri Lanka in 10 centuries.

Dharma Relief launches new project, “Healing Race Relations”

Dharma Relief is launching a new fundraising project in response to continued acts of racial violence and discrimination against in the U.S.

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: Love and Rage and Letting Go with Lama Rod Owens

This episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast features teacher and author of “Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger,” Lama Rod Owens.

California Buddhist centers evacuated, hit by wildfires

Two Buddhist centers in California have evacuated due to wildfires raging across the state.

Spiritual Free Agents: The Buddhists of Gen Z

A report on findings from Gen Z Buddhists surveyed in Springtide Research Institute’s “The State of Religion and Young People.”

Follow Indigenous Leaders to Stop Line 3

Soto Zen priest Ben Connelly shares why we must listen to the call from Indigenous leaders to find ways to show up to protect our water and stop Enbridge’s proposed oil pipeline, Line 3.

Seasons of Awakening

Joan Sutherland shares why we must learn to trust the ebbs and flows of awakening — agreeing to all of its seasons and tides.

Fitness, Health & Healing, Ira Sukrungruang, Shambhala Sun, Lion's Roar, Buddhism

Body and Me

Body was 375 pounds. Ira Sukrungruang bares his soul about their complicated relationship.

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The Alchemy of Mindfulness

Tara Bennett-Goleman describes how the transforming power of mindfulness can be applied to our painful emotional patterns.