Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s art director Megumi Yoshida reflects on the early influence of Buddhism in her life.
When Judy Roitman learned her favorite dharma text was actually a patchwork of phrases and poems lifted from other sources, she started looking into the authorship of Buddhist texts. What she found surprised her.
A video of the Japanese band Kissaquo reciting the “Heart Sutra” has gone viral, collecting nearly a million views.
Comic artist John Porcellino tells Lauria Galbraith how Zen has inspired his comics and helped him through hard times.
Penetrate the true meaning of the Heart Sutra, says Karl Brunnhölzl, and nothing will be the same again. The secret is making it personal.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers his new translation of the Heart Sutra, which teaches transcendent wisdom, and Norman Fischer offers comment.
Aura Glaser express the truth of the Buddha’s Heart Sutra in 26 words — from A to Z.
Thich Nhat Hanh on Sept. 11 released a new English translation of the Heart Sutra, titled “The Insight That Brings Us to the Other Shore.”
A review of “The Heart Attack Sutra: A New Commentary on the Heart Sutra” and “Thunderous Silence: A Practical Guide to the Heart Sutra”.
Emptiness is not something to be afraid of, says Thich Nhat Hanh. The Heart Sutra teaches us that form may be empty of self but it’s full of everything else.