Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod introduces “Mindful Politics,” a new collection of teachings and commentary speaking to our troubled times.
Just as you consume food, you consume media. And like food, some media is wholesome and some is unhealthy. Sister True Dedication on why you need to pay attention to what nourishes your mind.
Charlene Leung discusses the importance of using Buddhist practice to become aware of our biases and develop cultural humility.
Native American Buddhist teacher Bonnie Duran works to decolonize healthcare for Indigenous communities.
Approximately 2,000 children remain separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border
Activist Alex Rodriguez looks back on the work Buddhists have done to foster at the Oregon ICE headquarters in Portland.
Inspired by Buddhist teachings on death, Teen activist Lauryn Renford wants to memorialize teen victims of gun violence with art.
The past week has seen an upwelling of outcry from Buddhist communities.
Lion’s Roar deputy editor speaks with Zen teacher Tenku Ruff about a collective statement that she helped author — signed by 200 Buddhist teachers — calling for an end to the US government’s practice of separating migrant children from their parents.