From getting to sleep to completely waking up, working with your breath offers practical and profound benefits.
The Buddha taught mindfulness of breathing as a complete approach to awakening. Buddhist teacher Shaila Catherine outlines his 16-step breath practice that guides us to liberation.
Your true home is this body. This mind. This moment. There, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, you’ll find peace and freedom.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong reports on how Buddhist teachings could transform the abortion debate — and benefit women.
For some Black Buddhists in predominantly white sanghas, certain practices harken back to the history of forced subservience to white people. Melvin Christopher Horton explores his experience in a powerful poem.
Lisa Ernst asks us to notice who we don’t notice.
Read a selection of wisdom shared by Buddhist leaders at “May We Gather: A National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors.”
Beth Wallace, Associate Publisher for Lion’s Roar, writes about the importance of breath in her editorial for the September 2021 issue.
Andrea Miller reflects on the truth that interbeing is as close to us as the white on rice.
Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche gets personal with the Lion’s Roar readership.