On the 25th anniversary of “Friends,” Lama Surya Das recalls the honest, kind, and thoughtful Phoebe.
While he was changing his tennis shoes, Mr. Rogers was quietly changing children’s lives — and ours as well.
Gesshin Greenwood examines how Netflix’s “Tidying Up” star Marie Kondo combines the emptiness of Zen Buddhist practice with her signature spark of joy.
The characters in “Mad Men” are like hungry ghosts, says Rod Meade Sperry, endlessly consuming liquor, drugs — and each other.
In the November issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, eight practitioners discuss the Buddhist themes in their favorite TV shows. Between compassion, reality, and the cause of suffering, there’s lots to contemplate in Here and Now, says Jessica Pimentel.
In the November issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, eight practitioners discuss the Buddhist themes in their favorite TV shows. Just like samsara, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong notes, The Bachelor runs on delusion.
According to Zen priest Gesshin Greenwood, NBC’s The Good Place shows us people are good because of their bond to each other — even in the afterlife.
Bourdain, who died in early June, attended a Buddhist death ritual on the final day of shooting the last episode of the show’s eleventh season.
This month, Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” turns 50. “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien talked to Lion’s Roar about the film’s influence.
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling will explore the late comedian’s life, comedy, and wisdom.