Buddhist researchers seek to reveal link between heart, mind – Lion’s Roar

There's proof that mindfulness is good for us! Have a read: Researchers at the Hong Kong’s Center for Buddhist Studies have published findings that point to a connection between the heart and the mind. “Activities of the brain and heart became more coordinated during MBSR training,” reported the authors. “Mindfulness training may increase the entrainment … Continue reading Buddhist researchers seek to reveal link between heart, mind – Lion’s Roar

The Fourteen Precepts of Engaged Buddhism – Lion’s Roar

Thich Nhat Hanh's fourteen precepts of engaged Buddhism, with an introduction by Fred Eppsteiner. Source: The Fourteen Precepts of Engaged Buddhism - Lion's Roar

Who Was the Buddha? – Lion’s Roar

An excellent discussion of The Buddha, and Budhisism in general. ❤ What is a Buddha, and what do we really know about the Siddhartha Gautama, the historical Buddha who really lived 2,600 years ago? Source: Who Was the Buddha? - Lion's Roar

A Practice for Developing Kindness toward Yourself – Lion’s Roar

What an amazing meditation. I am going to try this for sure! ❤ Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world. Source: A Practice for Developing Kindness toward Yourself - Lion's Roar

The Wisdom of Anger – Lion’s Roar

Words of wisdom to help us maneuver through today's toxic world. ❤ "According to Buddhism, aggression is one of the “three poisons” that drive our suffering. Even a brief moment of reflection on our own lives, our society, and human history will confirm that aggression is the greatest cause of destruction and suffering. As with … Continue reading The Wisdom of Anger – Lion’s Roar

How to Practice Contemplative Photography – Lion’s Roar

Another thing to be mindful about - photography and your connection to the subject matter. ❤ Contemplative photography is about more than taking pictures, says Andy Karr. It’s about fully connecting with the visual richness of our lives. Source: How to Practice Contemplative Photography - Lion's Roar

Who are Kwan Yin, Avalokiteshvara, Kannon, and Quan Am? – Lion’s Roar

I have a Kwan Yin statue identical to this one. A great article. ❤ Kwan Yin is the protector of women, children, sailors, fishermen, anyone in trouble, and the sick, disabled, and poor. Some Buddhist schools present her as male and female interchangeably. One of Buddhism’s most beloved bodhisattvas, and the embodiment of compassion, Kwan … Continue reading Who are Kwan Yin, Avalokiteshvara, Kannon, and Quan Am? – Lion’s Roar