In this exclusive excerpt from his book, The Heart of the Universe, Mu Soeng sheds light on the Buddhist view of the self.
Koun Franz ponders the famous koan and the Zen master’s enigmatic answer (it’s not woof).
Blanche Hartman explains one of the Buddha’s most significant teachings—impermanence—and discusses how it can bring great happiness.
James Ishmael Ford gets personal with the Lion’s Roar readership.
Shine the warm light of awareness on your thoughts and feelings, says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Joan Sutherland shares why we must learn to trust the ebbs and flows of awakening — agreeing to all of its seasons and tides.
When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.
Newly translated works by the renowned Korean poet Ko Un offer powerful glimpses into the human condition and the paradoxes of the Buddhist path.
Zenju Earthlyn Manuel’s deepest vow is to be a person who doesn’t cause suffering and walks in peace. It’s what we all really want.
These classic Buddhist slogans offer six powerful techniques to transform obstacles into awakening and benefit.