The beloved poet Mary Oliver died at her home on Thursday. She was 83. In this Lion’s Roar archive article, Rick Bass looks at Oliver’s poem “The Summer Day.”
Zen teacher John Tarrant offers seven guidelines for taking advantage of life’s crises and surprises
As Barry Boyce tells us, the 17th Karmapa’s views will help define Buddhism in the 21st century.
Natalie Goldberg finds herself hanging suspended between a Zen koan, an ailing hippo, and a “Who am I?” cry to greasy mechanics.
Jenny Phillips reviews “That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row,” by Jarvis Jay Masters, a Buddhist practitioner on death row.
A new generation of practitioners waits to take the reins from their baby boomer elders. A profiles six young Buddhists practicing the dharma.
The bodhisattva’s commitment to the benefit of others manifests in the practice of the six perfections, the 17th Karmapa explains.
Elizabeth Gilbert in an interview with Andrea Miller about passion, her spiritual path, and her new book.
His son’s pity party prompts Daniel Asa Rose to take him for a bike ride. Along the way, they pause for a lesson on suffering—and gratitude.
Barry Boyce on overcoming shyness and social anxiety with mindfulness-based stress reduction.