In the November issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, eight practitioners discuss the Buddhist themes in their favorite TV shows. Just like samsara, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong notes, The Bachelor runs on delusion.
The conventional definitions of “love” and “compassion” are quite limited, says Buddhist scholar Mu Soeng.
Lauren Casalino on how to get over the effects of insecure attachment.
Breeze Harper on the precarious balance of work and motherhood.
There is a misconception, says Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg, that developing a more loving heart will make us weak.
In the midst of an abusive relationship, Buddhist practitioner Ray Buckner says the three jewels were painfully absent from their life.
Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Sensei on the unity of life, love, and practice.
“It’s very easy to get annoyed,” says Syvlia Boorstein. “Particularly with our loved ones.”
CNN’s political commentator Van Jones and Buddhist teacher Lama Tsomo on why love lays the ground for real dialogue and change.
Zen priest Robert Waldinger is the leader of the longest-running study of happiness, who’s found that science and Buddhism agree on what makes us happy.