Elissa Altman shares the story of “Grandma’s Ghost,” a 30-year-old Japanese umeboshi plum, and the healing it brought in this difficult time.
Making bread requires the acceptance of both the imperfect and the impermanent, says Elissa Altman. She shares her thoughts on the meditative process of bread making and a recipe for a bloomer loaf.
Meditations and practices to help us loving-awareness and contribute to the healing of our world in the coronavirus era.
COVID-19 is more than a global health risk. It’s shaken the world’s economy and has many of us worrying about our financial future.
Sunntaram Forest Monastery, Santi Forest Monastery, and Vejjasala Retreat Center are all currently evacuated. No injuries or major destruction have been reported.
Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche offers a fresh teaching on “phowa” practice and how navigating the various transitions in our lives, including the very small ones, lays a foundation for navigating the much bigger ones when they come.
According to Buddhism, people are made of five aggregates, or “heaps.” These are known in Sanskrit as the skandhas.
You may fail to change the system, says Courtney E. Martin, but it’s a good failure if you’ve made life a little kinder or more beautiful.
Lion’s Roar Special Projects editorial assistant Sandra Hannebohm looks at wabi-sabi and the perfection of imperfection.
John Tarrant shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.