The Editorial introduction for the November 2012 issue of Lion’s Roar by Associate Editor, Rod Meade Sperry.
As a Jew and a Briton, Henry Shukman had avoided all things German. But he said yes when asked him to teach at a zendo in the Black Forest.
Brief summaries of Buddhist books from the November 2012 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
About a Poem: Carole Glasser Langille analyzes Czeslaw Milosz’s poem “Love” in the November 2012 issue of Lion’s Roar.
Andrew Olendzki reviews “The Self Illusion: How the Social Brain Creates Identity” by Bruce Hood.
Sara Eckel discovers that volunteering isn’t about getting back more than you give. It’s just about giving.
Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyl on the power of belief to move us out of a small, self-focused world and into a bigger way of being.
When a friend is dealt a heavy emotional blow, Pico Iyer suggests to her that silence and stillness might be the best medicine.
“There is a natural healthiness and sense of goodness we can all experience personally,” says Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on the Shambhala teachings. “Then we will discover what kind of joy is needed to help the world. We find that the joy of warriorship is always needed.”
Hopscotching through Brooklyn, Bonnie Fiedman discovers the delight in nonattachment.