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Jul 13, 2024

In this episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast, we’re thrilled to invite you to participate in BuddhaFest 2024, an online festival presented by Lion’s Roar. This year, BuddhaFest is dedicated to celebrating women in Buddhism.

In this conversation from BuddhaFest 2024, Gaetano Maida, executive director of the Buddhist...


Jun 29, 2024

Mariana Restrepo speaks to Buddhist teacher and translator Lama Karma Yeshe Chödrön about visualization practice, a central aspect of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, explaining its benefits and how to do it. At the end of the episode, she guides us through a visualization practice of the bodhisattva of compassion,...


Jun 15, 2024

Tibet’s first religion is not Buddhism. The authors of a new book on Bön, Tibet’s indigenous religion, talk to Melvin McLeod
about the history of Bön, its influence on Tibetan Buddhism, and why its earth-centered spirituality is so important for the earth today.


Jun 1, 2024

East Bay Meditation Center teacher Arisika Razak talks to associate editor Mihiri Tillakaratne about loving-kindness, intergenerational trauma, recognizing our shared humanity, and the vulnerability in “ugly crying.” Razak then leads a loving-kindness meditation practice for ourselves, those who have supported our...


May 18, 2024

The Insight Meditation Society celebrates the 80th birthday of one of its co-founders, Joseph Goldstein this year. In his conversation with Buddhadharma editor Rod Meade Sperry, Goldstein applies the “harmonized understanding” approach he championed in his book One Dharma to the concept of buddhanature, to uncover...