This week's top stories in Buddhism, from the publishers of Lion's Roar and Buddhadharma.

Zenkei Blanche Hartman dies at age 90

Zenkei Blanche Hartman, Senior Dharma Teacher of San Francisco Zen Center, died early on Friday morning. Hartman was Abbott of San Francisco Zen Center for seven years and a regular contributor to Buddhadharma and Lion's Roar.

This Life Which is Wonderful and Evanescent

"I came to practice the first time I almost died," wrote the late Zenkei Blanche Hartman in this reflection on mortality. "The second time I almost died, I really came to recognize what a joy it is to be alive."

"Pema Chödrön: A Lion's Roar Collector's Edition" is available for pre-order now

In celebration of her 80th birthday this July, we’re pleased to announce Pema Chödrön — a special collector’s edition publication from Lion’s Roar.

Therapy Can Only Go So Far

While psychotherapy might try to fix insecurity, Buddhism sees it as a starting point. Psychologist Paul Fulton looks at the problem of being human.

Developing Pure Perception Through Visualization

We visualize deities to connect with their enlightened energy. Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo teach us how to visualize Avalokiteshvara.

Breathing Lessons

Four teachers compare breath practices in yoga and three schools of Buddhism—Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhism.

Develop Mind Like Sky

Meditation comes alive through a growing capacity to release our habitual conflicts and worries that make up our sense of self, and to rest in awareness.

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