If you use your difficulties to create art, says Ruth Ozeki, it will give them meaning.
Music as a contemplative practice requires both the performer and the listener to pay close attention. Culture critic Donald Brackett offers suggestions for meditative albums.
“I’ve been thinking a lot about death and rebirth,” says Born I, “and this song is a reflection of that.”
This special episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast features music from Buddhist artists Jessica Pimentel and Born I Music.
Born’s new song is a shot of grounding inspiration right when we all could use it.
Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist themes in The Matrix.
Mutual discusses the dharma and dedication that go into her vivid visual meditations of Buddhist deities.
Best known for his role in The Sopranos, Michael Imperioli is a dedicated Buddhist. From gangsters to gurus, film to family—this is his spiritual journey.
A review of Turner’s autobiography, “Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good.”
The dharma speaks through music—it always has, it does today. From jazz to metal to rap to emergent hybrid forms, Buddhism’s influence on the musical realm can be discovered at almost every turn.