Tis always the season for giving. Six Buddhist teachers on why generosity is the starting place of all the virtues.
For December, Lion’s Roar features teachings on a powerful practice: compassion. Here, Gina Sharpe offers a short introduction to generosity, explaining how it can be the beginning of the end of suffering.
Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
Lama Tsulrtim Allione explains how the Buddhist practice of chöd — offering ones own body to demons — can help us overcome ego.
disillusionment is the starting place of the spiritual path, say Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo. They offer a Buddhist take on genuineness.
Judy Lief looks at why generosity is the starting place for virtue.
For December, we’re celebrating compassion on Lion’s Roar and in Shambhala Sun. Here, Norman Fischer says giving is the Buddha way.
About a Poem: Genine Lentine analyzes Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s poem, “The Last Time I Saw Amelia”.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from the January 2014 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
Deputy Editor Andrea Miller’s editorial introduction to the January 2014 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.