Sister Peace shares why she gave it all up to pursue enlightenment the old-fashioned way to practice and study the dharma full-time.
We review Mark Gerzon’s “The Reunited States of America,” Dzogchen Ponlop’s “Emotional Rescue,” a Buddhist baby book, and more.
Steve Antinoff remembers his first teacher, an intimidating Zen monk whose every gesture seemed charged with the Absolute.
Our July 2016 magazine is the third issue of Lion’s Roar (the leading Buddhist magazine formerly known as the Shambhala Sun), and it’s now available. It’s theme surrounds difficult emotions, featured on the cover — and looks into how a Buddhist practice can help you find their wisdom and release you from their pain inside. […]
Dr. BJ Miller shares the story of how he came to devote his life to helping others face their death because he has stared straight at his own.
Our editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, discusses freeing yourself from difficult emotions and why simply enjoying your life is the best gift you can give.