Is the Dude a Zen master? His enigmatic pronouncements are certainly food for thought—or nonthought.
Roshi Bernie Glassman on the three pure precepts — cease from evil, do good, and do good for others — and why they all come down to one point.
At New York’s Reciprocity Foundation, homeless youth receive nourishment for body and mind alike. Founder Taz Tagore explains the program’s recipe for success.
“God is a fire,” said Nikos Kazantzakis. “He burns and we burn with Him.” Art, passion, and Zen are fires too—burning the self, leaving behind only ashes and essence.
Look inside the comic book celebrating nonviolent heroes Thich Nhat Hanh, Alfred Hassler, and Sister Chan Khong.
Though the climb was steep, the view was expansive. Rachel Neumann on being hot, hungry, thirsty, and tired, but still having a perfect day.
About a Poem: Gary Geddes analyzes Don McKay’s poem “Waking at the Mouth of the Willow River” int he May 2013 issue of Lion’s Roar.
The spiritual path is like any journey we take into uncharted territory—we need a map, a vehicle, and a guide to reach our destination. Judy Lief takes us on the three-yana journey of Vajrayana Buddhism.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from the May 2013 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Bonnie Myotai Treace reviews The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea, by William Scott Wilson.