In this, the first of a four-part series on tantra, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presents the three stages of meditation. Meditation, he says, is the process of recognizing your buddhanature, then nurturing that recognition.
Joan Stamm on how the Japanese art of flower arranging taught her to appreciate her mother—and the seeds she planted in Stamm’s heart.
As many participate in “Dry January” in the wake of party season, we look at the surprising diversity of Buddhist views.
Photographer Chris Rainier has spent decades seeking out spiritual landscapes and religious sites on all seven continents. He’s come to understand what sacred really means.
The dharma can help people wake up to the truth of their substance abuse and find a way to get—and stay—sober. We present four true stories of recovery.
Novels, fables, and plays — they’re stories that are made up, yet they often express deep truths.
Five writers and thinkers explore the spiritual teachings they’ve found in fiction.
Publisher Ben Moore introduces the January 2022 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Qalvy Grainzvolt gets personal with the Lion’s Roar readership.
Arepas have been eaten in South America since pre-Columbian times. For Mariana Restrepo, they’re a reminder of all the hands that have fed and shaped her.
Mindfulness, courage, and compassion are key. Bonnie Nadzam presents a selection of new books on living well.