Zen teacher Norman Fischer discovers the life-changing — and society-changing — power of really knowing other people’s pain.
We review “Divine Gardens” by Mayumi Oda and The San Francisco Zen Center.
We review “Long Strange Journey: On Modern Zen, Zen Art, and Other Predicaments” by Gregory P. A. Levine.
We review ‘Zen Camera: Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography” by David Ulrich.
Valerie Mason-John talks to Lion’s Roar’s Rod Meade Sperry about the Buddhist Recovery approach to contending with addiction.
Andy Karr reflects on why we need to approach the Buddha’s teachings with open minds in the opening editorial of our March 2018 issue.
We review “The Pure Joy of Being: An Illustrated Introduction to the Story of the Buddha and the Practice of Meditation” by Fabrice Midal.
It sounds like a good thing to do, but psychiatrist and Buddhist teacher Mark Epstein says you should resist ego’s endless demands for self-improvement.
Give him five minutes and Mark Meyers, the Buddhist founder of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue, can make anyone fall in love with the oft-ignored animal.
The March 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar is a special all-teachings issue with teachings on key Buddhist principles from over 20 great Buddhist teachers.