Designed to explain Buddhist teachings in an easy-to-understand way, creators hope the robot will boost temple visitor numbers.
“I was taught about the idea of how changing your bank account can contribute to bettering the environment. That was an enlightenment for me.”
One student described the work as “a mysterious and precious experience.”
The short film “Reactor” is the story of Michael Stone’s 2012 trip to Japan in the wake of the 2011 tsunami and Fukushima disaster.
Maura O’Halloran was a young Irish-American woman who took to Zen practice. Since her passing, O’Halloran’s story has captured imaginations everywhere.
“Kubo and the Two Strings,” a new animated film that hits theaters today, takes kids on an adventure with strong Buddhist themes.
Understanding that many friends of Lion’s Roar and Buddhadharma will feel compelled to offer financial assistance to relief efforts in Japan, we’ve created this page to share links to organizations seeking donations.
In 2012, David Butow ventured to find the parallels between his work as a photojournalist and one of his most enchanting inspirations: Buddhism.
This short documentary introduces you to Scott Mangis, a former Marine who now practices Zen as a householding monk near Tokyo
On Friday, September 11, the New York Buddhist Church will rededicate its iconic statue of Shinran Shonin, the founder of the Jōdo Shinshū sect of Buddhism.