Buddhism

The Three Jewels of Buddhism and Multi-faith Affiliations

July 20, 2018 by Justin Whitaker<p>The Three Jewels (<i>triratna</i> in Sanskrit, <i>tiratana</i> in Pali) represent what for many is <i>the quintessential</i> hallmark of …

Hinduism

Our Grand Delusion

Z<i>en teacher Norman Fischer was born in Pennsylvania in 1946 to observant Jewish parents. As a child he prayed regularly. He became obsessed with</i> …

Meditation

Afraid of Needles? 'VR Pain Medication' Could Fix That

Virtual reality doesn’t come in a pill (yet), but it could be used as a form of pain management.<p>According to the emergency room of St Joseph’s …

Virtual Reality

Five Places To Find Matcha in Las Vegas

In addition to being highly photogenic, matcha is seemingly ubiquitous in Las Vegas. Despite its current surge of popularity in America, the origin of matcha actually dates much further back than the modern day Instagram grid. The history of matcha can be traced back about a thousand years to the …

Tea

Understanding Buddhist nationalism in Myanmar - Lion's Roar

Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair looks at the crisis in …

Human Rights

Assorted Waves 8

DOWNLOAD<br>https://bit.ly/2JF5Vpf<p>PLAYLIST<br>01 Arhetip - Daybreak • https://bit.ly/2rj6O08<br>02 Audiotec - Mind Technology (Sabretooth Remix) • …

Modus

Buddhists to build monastery for 1400 nuns on Prince Edward Island - Lion's Roar

Nuns from the Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute via Buddhist Nuns of PEI on Facebook.<p>The Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute (GWBI) has received government …

Prince Edward Island

Pair of Book Covers for a Buddhist Text | North India and Tibet | Pala period | The Met

Period:Pala period<p>Date:12th century<p>Culture:North India and Tibet<p>Medium:Wood with traces of paint; decorative mounts of silver with gilt semiprecious …

Publication Design

Gary Snyder’s “Buddhism & the Coming Revolution” Notes from the Dawn of Engaged Buddhism

As our holiday adventure exploring Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks winds toward its end I found myself recalling something Gary Snyder said about …

Religion

Look up at the moon every night—not just during the lunar eclipse

On July 27, a blood moon will glow an eerie red ahead of the longest lunar eclipse that Earth will experience in the 21st century. For one hour and 43 minutes, the moon will disappear from the sky, entirely obscured by the shadow that our planet casts upon it.<p>Unfortunately, not all Earthlings will …

Lunar Eclipse

Dalai Lama Says A Female Successor Must Be "Very Attractive, Otherwise Not Much Use"

In an interview with the BBC, the Dalai Lama, who in the past has proclaimed himself a feminist, said he'd support a future female successor – with a …

Mindfulness

Discover The Spiritual, Mind-Opening And Controversial Work Of Celebrated Chinese Artist Zhang Huan

Through physically-punishing performance art pieces that have seen him suspended horizontally from ceiling beams in chains while medics siphoned off his blood, or locked inside a metal box with only a slit for air, Chinese artist Zhang Huan made himself an international contemporary art success. He …

Art

21 Mindfulness and Meditation Books for Beginners

I have a confession to make. I’ve been trying (with varying levels of success, depending on my mood) to develop a meditation practice for the past …

Meditation

‘Cave boys’ urged to consider a life of religious devotion to avoid media pack

Thai government edicts for the media to remain calm have been confused as the government itself tries to make hay.The post ‘Cave boys’ urged to …

Thailand

#156 Europe for Young Lovers, A Tom Rhodes Guide by Pep Talks w/ The Bitter Buddha - Listen to music

Europe

Seabrook Buddhist Temple hosts Memorial Folk Dance Fest

Traditional Japanese folk dancing and taiko drumming will be featured during the Seabrook Buddhist Temple's 73rd Annual Obon Memorial Folk Dance …

Drums

Thai boys return to normal life after rescue | Reuters.com

Thailand's rescued soccer team wake up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks. Several woke at dawn for a Buddhist religious ceremony.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Thailand's rescued soccer team wake up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks. …

Asia

Buddha Laughs Through High School in Nara Shiki Tanashii Manga

Hikaru Nakamura's Saint Young Men <i>manga</i> imagines Jesus and Buddha as apartment dwelling guys in Tachikawa, Tokyo. The comedic exploits of the …

Manga

Bitgenstein's Table: Buddhist Philosophy & the Blockchain Future

Indian Philosophy

Photos: Tibetan monks build sacred sand painting at Omaha Healing Arts Center

Close<p>1 of 8<p>Buy Now<p>Konchuk Lhundup holds an umbrella to shade Lung Tok.<p>Buy Now<p>Lung Tok focuses on his work.<p>Buy Now<p>Lung Tok, left, and Shanu Bodh work …

Performing Arts

Panchen Lama visits Jokhang Temple - Xinhua

LHASA, July 19 (Xinhua) -- The 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, Thursday visited Jokhang Temple, the most revered monastery in Lhasa, …

News (China)

Faith of the Heart Mind: 20 English Translations of the Xinxin Ming

As the Wikipedia article on the Xinxin Ming tells us: “Xinxin Ming (alternate spellings Xin Xin Ming or Xinxinming) (Chinese: 信心銘; Hànyǔ Pīnyīn: …

Zen

Roundel with the Buddhist Goddess Hariti | Work of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The goddess Hariti is shown nursing a child and sitting on a throne flanked by lotuses and surmounted by auspicious geese (hamsa), the Buddha’s …

Art

Fire Update | Discrimination In Stores | The Science Of Compassion

An update on the Substation Fire. Also, lawyer Jason Kafoury is representing 5 clients who faced racial discrimination in local stores. We listen …

Race & Ethnicity

Reiki and Buddhism: Why is Buddha Always Smiling? Could it be because

Why is Buddha Always Smiling?<p>Ever wonder why Buddha is smiling gleefully in many of his depictions? Could it be because he knew about the healing …

Spirituality

From Buddha Bowls to Burritos: 6 Reasons You’ll Never Look at Leftovers the Same Way Again

Leftovers get a bad rap. Yet they can be the key to eating healthy and stretching your food dollars. Here’s how to cook like a starving student and …

Healthy Eating

What Do You Put in Your Mind? - Lion's Roar

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 …

Meditation

The 7 Ways of Zen Landscape Photography

Zen photography comes naturally with an empty mind. It’s both waiting for a moment where light, shape, and dynamics fall into place, and being devoid …

Photography

Thai Soccer Boys at Buddhist Ceremony – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Businessweek<p>Carol Massar, Jason Kelly. Bloomberg Television takes you behind the scenes of our award winning magazine "Bloomberg …

San Francisco

This meditation journal helps you build a daily zen routine

Salon Marketplace<p>July 19, 2018 11:00am (UTC)<p>Meditation is a personal journey, but the same solitude that’s essential for embarking on a quest for inner peace can become lonely and overwhelming for zen newbies. There are plenty of smartphone meditation apps to help you along, but relying solely on a …

Meditation