Andrea Miller interviews vegan chef Jean-Philippe Cyr, also known as The Buddhist Chef, about cultivating compassion for everyone — including animals.
Thupten Jinpa teaches us two great practices to start and end every day.
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.
Laura Johnson’s eight-month-old cat died as the California wildfires destroyed nearby homes. She reflects on how her deeply personal loss opened her heart to society’s shared humanity.
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
Avalokiteshvara has undergone many transformations over the centuries, but their purpose remains the same — to help humanity with compassion and mercy.
“Chinese – Seated Guanyin (Kuan-yin) Bodhisattva – Walters 25256 (2)” – Walters Art Museum. Licensed under Public domain via Public domain. In Buddhist iconography, compassion is embodied in the bodhisattva Kuan Yin, who is said to manifest wherever beings need help. Engendering such compassion is not only good for others, says Christina Feldman, it is also […]
City life offers many opportunities to practice kindness. Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche on how urban living can open our hearts.