In the current issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, we look at academic research on reincarnation at the University of Virginia. How does that research compare to the Buddhist views? We break it down.
Saunders’ novel is based on the idea of bardo, the Tibetan Buddhist concept of a state between death and life.
We talk to George Saunders about his Man Booker Prize-winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo, which blurs the line between the living and the dead. Lincoln in the Bardo, by renowned American short story writer (and Buddhist) George Saunders, is surely the first major novel to use the Tibetan word bardo in the title. The […]
Death is a journey into the unknown. Like any journey, it goes better if you’re prepared. Here are teachings from Tibetan Buddhism to help.
It’s when we lose the illusion of control—a “bardo” state where we are most vulnerable and exposed—that we can discover the creative potential of our lives.
The notion of bardo—the in-between state—from The Tibetan Book of the Dead is very helpful for anyone dealing with the end of a relationship.
In the May 2017 issue of Lion’s Roar, we talk to George Saunders about his new novel “Lincoln in the Bardo.” What exactly is a bardo?
Sturgill Simpson doesn’t claim to be a Buddhist. But, there are clear Buddhist references on “Metamodern Sounds.”
According to Tibetan Buddhism, all life and death take place in the gap, or bardo, between one state and another. While the most famous bardo is the one between death and rebirth, there are others that also shape our lives. Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen presents a commentary on Milarepa’s song of realization “The Eight Bardos.”
What we see as the worst crisis of our lives is actually a wonderful opportunity to discover enlightened mind, says The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.