The future of Buddhism will be decided by how we act right now, says Johnny Edward Dean Jr. He’s putting his faith into action on the South Side of Chicago.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion’s Roar deputy editor Andrea Miller tells the story of Siddhartha Gautama.
The late Karma Kagyu master Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche presents a clear explanation of the view of Vajrayana and its main practices of generation and completion.
When we stop feeding our cravings, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we discover that we already have everything we need to be happy.
Devaduta is pali for “divine messengers.” It is said that the Buddha embarked on his quest for enlightenment after encountering three devadutas: a sick person, an old man, and a corpse.
To truly wake up, writes Kimberlyn David, we must expand our understanding of freedom like the Buddha did.
Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.
“Unless we can recognize and sustain the continuity of original wakefulness, deluded experience will not end,” says Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche. “It is the most important point of all.”
Buddhist scholar Peter Harvey explores the facts, myths, and deeper truths of the Buddha’s life story.
Transformation happens in life’s “vital moments,” says Adyashanti — the moments when something changes, and we must redefine our whole identity.