The brahmaviharas are four prized emotions or mindstates that give us a framework to cultivate positive behaviors and minimize harmful ones.
Why feel bad about yourself when you are naturally aware, loving, and wise? Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to see past the temporary stuff and discover your own buddhanature.
Jack Kornfield shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us.
Thupten Jinpa teaches us two great practices to start and end every day.
When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.
If you ignore power, you ignore powerful Buddhist teachings. Pema Khandro Rinpoche says that Buddhism teaches us how to be powerful and compassionate at the same time.
For December, Lion’s Roar features teachings on a powerful practice: compassion. Here, Gina Sharpe offers a short introduction to generosity, explaining how it can be the beginning of the end of suffering.