Melvin Escobar on dealing with the loss of a virtual friend.
When you study your thought process, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, you not only see how it rules your life. In the breaks and gaps between thoughts, you can experience awakened mind on the spot.
Their sangha gathered virtually, but it was still real. Rachel Paige King on the loss of an online dharma brother.
There’s lots you can do without a local meditation center. Mitchell Ratner offers some ideas.
Karen Maezen Miller gives us tools to engage with our fellow Facebookers in ways that benefit us all.
As automation increasingly replaces human work in many industries, Cristina Moon shares the shortcomings of artificial intelligence when it comes to replacing the intimate role of a priest.
Artificial intelligence doesn’t need a mind of its own to threaten our freedom. All it needs are flawed human minds behind it. That’s why ethical standards are so important, says AI scientist and Buddhist teacher Nikki Mirghafori.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, LionsRoar.com’s Sam Littlefair looks at how our phones can be both an object of distraction and an object of meditation.
Liberate Meditation features a collection of talks and guided meditations from Buddhist teachers of color.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist themes in The Matrix, 20 years after the film’s release.