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A Friendly Guide to the Heart Sutra, One of Buddhism’s Key Texts

It’s one of Buddhism’s most famous texts and, to be honest, it can be confounding: the Heart Sutra seeks to cut our usual dualistic thinking at the root.

The Lion’s Roar Podcast: Mindfulness, Work, and Deepening Your Practice with Beth Wallace

This episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast features our own Beth Wallace, a certified mindfulness teacher and longtime practitioner of the dharma.

Sending & Taking: A Guide to Tonglen Meditation

Tonglen, or “sending and taking,”  is a meditation practice to kindle sympathy. Breathing in, we take in the pain of others and send them relief while breathing out.

Four Meditations to Practice in the Wake of a Tragedy

Diana Winston teaches a step-by-step meditation to practice in times of tragedy.

The Benefits of Walking Meditation

Walking meditation, says Sayadaw U Silananda, reflects the Buddha’s injunction to practice mindfulness while in all the four postures, and in all the activities of our lives.

Buddha shakyamuni sculpture in wood and lacquer.

More Truth, Less Suffering

Anushka Fernandopulle on how mindfulness reduces the suffering caused by our collective sense of separation.

The Dharma of Dinosaurs (and Other Cool Stuff)

From paleontology to astrophysics, four scientists talk to Andrea Miller about their search for truth — scientific and spiritual.

In Times of Crisis, Draw Upon the Strength of Peace

When we are called upon to help in a crisis, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, we must respond. But the way we do is crucial.

A Friendly Guide to the Heart Sutra, One of Buddhism’s Key Texts

It’s one of Buddhism’s most famous texts and, to be honest, it can be confounding: the Heart Sutra seeks to cut our usual dualistic thinking at the root.

Learn about the National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony livestream on May 4

Buddhist communities and teachers from around the US are gathering together on May 4th for a livestreamed ceremony to remember Asian American ancestors.

Beyond Self & Other

In this exclusive excerpt from his book, The Heart of the Universe, Mu Soeng sheds light on the Buddhist view of the self.

Summer Job Opportunity: Editorial and Publishing Assistant

Editorial and Publishing Assistant What’s Lion’s Roar?  Lion’s Roar Foundation is a successful and growing