Are we all alone in this world or at one with everything? Nick Walser shines a spotlight on the paradoxical nature of loneliness.
Shenpa is the urge, the hook, that triggers our habitual tendency to close down. We get hooked in that moment of tightening when we reach for relief. To get unhooked we begin by recognizing that moment of unease and learn to relax in that moment.
On the occasion of Pema Chödrön’s birthday, Lion’s Roar’s deputy editor Andrea Miller shares the important lessons Pema has taught her.
Meditation, writes David Guy, is the practice of trusting life. When we practice this trust, we can more easily accept the inevitability of death.
Life is busy. Here’s a selection of quick meditations to work with emotional distress and foster mindfulness when time is scarce.
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
When a car drove over her foot, Carla Beharry felt like her anger would never end. She soon learned that the only way out of suffering is through it.
The late Tibetan Buddhist nun Ani Trime developed this series of simple affirmations to teach people to plant seeds of positivity in their minds.
Contemplative photography is about more than taking pictures, says Andy Karr. It’s about fully connecting with the visual richness of our lives.
Who says you always have to sit in silence? Ryan Winger explains how you can bring the mind of meditation to the music you love — with friends.