On a backpacking trip through Nepal and Ladakh, Ryan Fitzpatrick encountered his fair share of expectations, attachments, and obstacles. Though none of us are traveling right now, here he shares what we can learn when we do.
Lama Elizabeth Monson was on pilgrimage with her husband in Bhutan when borders began to close as coronavirus cases expanded around the world. Trying to get home, she learns the power of finding stillness in the midst of chaos.
Buddhist monks in the Himalayas are taking action against climate change, inspired by their devotion to His Holiness Kyabgön Chetsang Rinpoche. Eben Yonnetti reports.
The Gandharan Buddhist manuscripts are leading scholars to rethink the origins of Mahayana Buddhism. Richard Salomon looks at what we can learn from the recently-unearthed texts.
Yeshe Dhonden, the foremost Tibetan doctor in the world, died on November 26. He was 93.
Buddhism is a religion of peace. So why do some monks carry guns and preach hatred? In this conversation with Lion’s Roar, religious studies professor Michael Jerryson says that, if you look closely, “violence abounds” in Buddhist doctrine.
The Dalai Lama said that the Tibetan Buddhist system of recognizing reincarnate Buddhist teachers “may have had its day.”
On Tuesday, Indian lawmakers made significant administrative changes to the contested region of Kashmir, India.
Is the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar rooted in religion, or is it fundamentally a manifestation of secular right-wing nationalism? Khin Mai Aung looks at the role of Buddhism in Myanmar’s ongoing genocide.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion’s Roar’s Andrea Miller shares her transformative experience on pilgrimage in India.