Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu’s grandmother taught him that it’s the human condition to be lonely. Being mindful of our loneliness connects us to all others who are feeling the same way.
Día de los Muertos is a reminder, says Linda González, that we are all one in life and death.
There are plenty of Buddhist books with helpful advice about how to help dying people—and how to die yourself.
Paul Condon draws on traditional Buddhism and Western psychology to show how the act of taking refuge is available to us in every moment, wherever we are.
Breeshia Wade, Tenku Ruff, Damchö Diana Finnegan share how the dharma can help us work through grief.
It’s the Buddha’s basic teaching. It’s life’s universal truth. It’s what we most want to deny. Sallie Jiko Tisdale on how this hard but liberating truth can transform your life.
An excerpt from Ruth Ozeki’s new novel, “The Book of Form and Emptiness.”
Editor-in-Chief Melvin McLeod reflects on the importance of death in Buddhist philosophy in the opening editorial of the November 2021 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Michael Hebb, founder of Death Over Dinner, offers some important questions to guide your contemplation of mortality.
To change your life now and prepare for the inevitable, says Pamela Ayo Yetunde, regularly contemplate these five home truths.