In the dharma of knitting, there is no past or present or future, says Jennifer Urban-Brown. Without holding on to the promise of the finished object, loop yarn, pull through, breathe in, breathe out.
Racism festers when we don’t talk about it, says scholar Breeze Harper—even in vegan and Buddhist communities. Andrea Miller reports.
By accepting our emotions and not reacting, says Lama Justin von Bujdoss, we can learn to effectively serve others.
By reciting the short verses known as gathas, says Zachiah Murray, we transform any activity into an opportunity to awaken to our true nature.
Buddhist teacher Mushim Patricia Ikeda on finding your way through tiny successes, step-by-step.
The Buddha is compared to a doctor because he treated the suffering that ails all of us. His diagnosis and cure, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, is called the four noble truths.
Melissa Myozen Blacker, Roshi on how to find space and relief when painful emotions are present.
Lead to Life repurposes weapons as tools, planting healing seeds for a cleaner earth. From the September 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Lindsay Kyte traces the history of the Buddhist Churches of America — and the Japanese immigrant experience in America — through four generations of one family.
Breeze Harper on the precarious balance of work and motherhood.