Whether you keep your eyes open or closed during meditation depends on your approach.
There will only be justice in America, says Jan Willis, when we see all people as our equals. She offers an ancient Buddhist meditation to help us do that.
Rinpoche translates literally to “Precious Jewel.” But what does it really mean to Buddhists?
Thich Nhat Hanh shares gentle guidance for beginning your meditation practice.
Jack Kornfield said it really well in a recent tweet: “Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.”
As Zen teacher Suzuki Roshi famously said, “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.”
Tomi Um’s first editorial illustration was for Lion’s Roar in 2009. Since then, she’s worked for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and TIME.
We asked Shambhala Sun and LionsRoar.com readers to answer this question: What is the best thing Buddhism has done for your life? Here are your answers.
“States of Grace” is a documentary about, Grace Dammann — a doctor, mother, and Buddhist — and the accident that changed her life.
Jack Kornfield gets personal with the Lion’s Roar readership.