As a gay man, I’d like to know how Buddhism views LGBTQ people. I’m not interested in joining any religion that disapproves of who I am.
In traditional Buddhist cosmology, kalpas are unfathomably long periods of time.
In Vietnam during the French Indochina War, Thich Nhat Hanh made an unlikely connection with a French soldier.
Our editor-in-chief discusses where real change comes from and how generosity can heal divisions, fight injustice, and ease suffering.
What is the best response to difficult and uncertain times? Welcome. John Tarrant, Roshi offers 10 Zen pointers on the practice of welcoming.
Michael Stone on picking up skateboarding again at age 42—this time as a spiritual practice.
We review David Nichtern’s “Awakening from the Daydream,” Marianne Williamson’s “Tears to Triumph,” Norman Fischer’s “Experience,” and more.
With a little pink ink, tattoo artist Amy Black helps breast cancer survivors reclaim their bodies.
San Quentin prison volunteer Tyger Blair finds that prison dharma has changed the perspectives of both inmates and guards—as well as his own.
The November 2016 Lion’s Roar magazine is now available, with Buddhist wisdom that offers hope and healing for our world’s troubled times.