According to Pema Chödrön, love and compassion are like the weak spots in the walls of ego.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.
“At times like these,” says Ayesha Ali, “white people, and white institutions, reach out to Black people they barely know or have forgotten about.” She asks white practitioners to reach inside instead and examine their own life and privilege.
Rod Meade Sperry looks at the life, art, and Buddhism of the jazz great Wayne Shorter.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes an in-depth look at how we can work with anger and hatred in our practice.
On the occasion of Pema Chödrön’s birthday, Lion’s Roar’s deputy editor Andrea Miller shares the important lessons Pema has taught her.
In a tense moment on a full plane, Ruth King gets a glimpse of the inner strength of equanimity.
Lion’s Roar deputy editor Andrea Miller talks about the ocean and what it means to us.
Tynette Deveaux shares the difficulties of caregiving and the truth of suffering.
Miracles happen every day. Lilly Greenblatt looks at the supernatural and (seemingly) ordinary magic of Buddhism.