Hilma af Klint and the Five Buddha Families with Kevin Townley

Hilma af Klint and the Five Buddha Families with Kevin Townley

Kevin Townley discusses the five wisdom energies, or buddha families in Tibetan Buddhism, and how the spiritualist abstract artist Hilma af Klint embodied the energy of emptiness through her work.

Beginner's Mind with Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind with Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Zenju Earthlyn Manuel shares her journey and how it's been informed by the wisdom of Suzuki Roshi's "Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind."

The New Wave of Mindfulness with Christiane Wolf

The New Wave of Mindfulness with Christiane Wolf

Christiane Wolf talks about the early days of the modern mindfulness movement and how mindfulness can be used in cognitive therapy and pain management.

Travel as a Spiritual Experience with Pico Iyer

Travel as a Spiritual Experience with Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer, author of dozens of books including The Lady and the Monk and The Art of Stillness, talks to Melvin McLeod about the spiritual value of the profound wonder that travel inspires.

Medicine for Internalized Racism with Karla Jackson-Brewer

Medicine for Internalized Racism with Karla Jackson-Brewer

Karla Jackson-Brewer, senior teacher with the Tara Mandala Buddhist Retreat Center, talks with Pamela Ayo Yetunde about internalized racism and how to heal it.

The Secret to Happiness with Robert Waldinger

The Secret to Happiness with Robert Waldinger

Psychiatrist and Zen teacher Robert Waldinger speaks with Lion’s Roar’s Melvin McLeod about the findings of a 75 year-long study on happiness.

Kinship and Community with Pamela Ayo Yetunde

Kinship and Community with Pamela Ayo Yetunde

Pamela Ayo Yetunde talks with Noel Alumit about the deep challenges that lead to violence and how we can heal from them together.

The Dharma of Harriet Tubman with Spring Washam

The Dharma of Harriet Tubman with Spring Washam

Pamela Ayo Yetunde talks to Spring Washam, author of "The Spirit of Harriet Tubman: Awakening from the Underground."

The Practice of Writing with Natalie Goldberg

The Practice of Writing with Natalie Goldberg

Zen practitioner, painter, and author of fifteen books, Natalie Goldberg, talks to Lion’s Roar editor Andrea Miller about how writing can be a practice of studying your mind.

The Evolution of the Mindfulness Movement with Diana Winston

The Evolution of the Mindfulness Movement with Diana Winston

Diana Winston discusses significant changes in the mindfulness movement and the relationship between the movement and Buddhism.

New Year’s Prayers from Roshi Joan Halifax & Leigh Brasington on The Path to Peace by Ayya Khema

This episode Upaya Zen Center founder Roshi Joan Halifax, as well as longtime student of the Buddhist nun Ayya Khema, Leigh Brasington.

The Eightfold Path Adult Graphic Novel with Steven Barnes, Charles Johnson and Bryan Moss

The Eightfold Path Adult Graphic Novel

Co-creators of a Buddhist Afrofuturist comic book discuss the power and process of storytelling through a Black lens in a Buddhist context.

Why We Meditate with Tsokyni Rinpoche and Daniel Goleman

Why We Meditate with Tsokyni Rinpoche & Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman and Tsokyni Rinpoche talk about their new book, "Why We Meditate: The Science and Practice of Clarity and Compassion."

Calm Abiding and the Divine Abodes with Lama Tsomo

Calm Abiding and the Divine Abodes with Lama Tsomo

Buddhist teacher Lama Tsomo talks about her new book, Deepening Wisdom, Deepening Connection, shamatha meditation, the four prized emotions referred to as the “Divine Abodes,” and how to find your own Buddhist teacher, including a “calm abiding” meditation.

The Trauma of Caste with Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Dalit civil rights organizer and author of the forthcoming book, The Trauma of Caste, speaks with Lion’s Roar associate editor Noel Alumit about being classified as “untouchable,” how caste oppression relates to civil rights in the Western world, and what Buddhists can do about it.

Being Open to What Works for You with Mushim Patricia Ikeda

Being Open to What Works for You with Mushim Patricia Ikeda

Lion’s Roar’s Rod Meade Sperry sits down with Mushim Patricia Ikeda, a teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center with a background in Japanese and Korean Zen and Vipassana. Recently, as she thinks about the passing of time and, ultimately, death, she’s taken a different direction of practice, exploring the end of life in the…

Mindfulness of Race with Ruth King

Mindfulness of Race with Ruth King

Ruth King, founder of the Mindful of Race Institute, talks about how to approach talking about race and how mindfulness can heal racial wounds.

The Practice of Meditation with Yung Pueblo

The Practice of Meditation with Yung Pueblo

Mariana Restrepo talks to Yung Pueblo, author of the upcoming book "Lighter: Let Go of the Past, Connect with the Present, and Expand the Future."

The Buddhist Enneagram with Susan Piver

The Buddhist Enneagram with Susan Piver

Susan Piver applies Buddhist principles to a well-known typology of personality types. Then, a review of Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club selection, That Bird Has My Wings by imprisoned Buddhist author Jarvis Jay Masters.

We're Not Who You Think We Are, with Chenxing Han

We’re Not Who You Think We Are, with Chenxing Han

Chenxing Han reads her article examining the stereotypes that have marginalized Asian American Buddhists, and the rich diversity of a new generation of practitioners.