The Lion's Roar celebrates the spirit of wakefulness wherever it appears - in the arts, relationships, politics, livelihood, popular culture, and all the challenges of modern life. It offers a Buddhist view for people of all spiritual traditions who are open, inquisitive, passionate and committed.
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ONE BRIEF PAUSE IS ALL IT TAKES
MY TWO RELIGIONS • FLORENCE CAPLOW isn’t half Buddhist and half Christian—she’s completely both.
WHAT ABOUT ME? • Jealousy is part of the human condition, says KATHIE FISCHER. Instead of shaming yourself for feeling jealous, show yourself compassion.
SHALL I STAY OR SHALL I GO? • More people than ever before are changing jobs, or at least thinking about it. To help you decide, says DAN ZIGMOND, contemplate the nature of change.
FRAGRANT • A smell could take MARIANNA POGOSYAN back in time, or she could stay present to this precious, fleeting moment.
JOYFUL WANDERING • From ecology to nirvana to a monk in high heels—BONNIE NADZAM recommends new books for your spiritual journey.
UBUNTU I Am Because We Are • The African philosophy of ubuntu teaches that we are human only through the humanity of others. Buddhists of African descent explore the synergy between ubuntu and the Buddhist teachings on interdependence.
Ten Years After My Accident • Scholar DANIEL COZORT studied and taught Buddhism for years, but he really learned what the dharma meant when he needed it most. He shares how Buddhist teachings saved him, and how they can help us too when life gets difficult.
The Mindful Bodhisattva • Mindfulness is more than just a meditation practice. Mindfulness is life, and life is love. That’s why it’s the whole path of the bodhisattva, says Zen teacher NORMAN FISCHER.
GET CURIOUS ABOUT YOUR ANXIETY • Buddhism and psychoanalysis take the same approach to calming the anxious mind, says DR. PILAR JENNINGS—look with friendly curiosity at your anxiety and what causes it.
HOW I STOPPED MY PANIC ATTACKS • Stricken with anxiety as a child, Buddhist teacher MINGYUR RINPOCHE learned how to heal his panic with awareness. He teaches us three techniques that helped him.
CALM YOUR ANXIOUS MIND WITH THESE 5 MEDITATIONS • Five easy meditations you can do to find calm, care for yourself, and ease your anxiety in any situation.
EXPLORE BUDDHISM Enlightenment • FROM THE END OF SUFFERING TO RECOGNIZING OUR TRUE NATURE—HOW BUDDHISTS VIEW THE ULTIMATE GOAL
Song of Mahamudra
BUDDHIST DIRECTORY • A DIRECTORY OF MEDITATION, RETREAT, AND YOGA CENTERS