How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.
You have enlightened nature, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche. If you truly know that, you’ll always be kind to yourself.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion’s Roar’s deputy editor Andrea Miller shares the important lessons Pema Chödrön has taught her.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair explores how the right question can illuminate the path.
Karen Maezen Miller on how the domestic practice of ancient Zen masters can lead us to intimate encounters with our own lives.
Throughout her life, GaBrilla Ballard has often vacillated between the extremes of grasping and pushing away. In a seemingly mundane moment, she finds the beauty of the center.
In The Art of Simple Living, Shunmyo Masuno offers pithy tips on how to increase our feelings of well-being by making some seemingly small changes in how we approach life.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
In this time of so much loss, says Joan Sutherland, we need to come to terms with grief.
Sylvia Boorstein on how to rescue your mind when confusion overwhelms it into suffering.