TV character Ted Lasso embodies what we need right now: goodness. In a world of antiheroes, says Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, he just wants to make us better people.
Best known for his role in The Sopranos, Michael Imperioli is a dedicated Buddhist. From gangsters to gurus, film to family—this is his spiritual journey.
Stuck at home and sick of watching the same old stuff? The highly inventive and spiritually minded “The Midnight Gospel” (Netflix) is definitely not that.
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.