How Acharya Allyn Lyon Became My Teacher

  Often, the teacher-student relationship is a strong, life-changing bond. Buddhist teachings are passed along from teacher to student. This lineage begins with the Buddha. Think of ¬†Milarepa and his devotion to his teacher, Marpa. This blog by Chris O’Hare explores that deep connection with his teacher Acharya Allyn Lyon. ¬† I took my first … Continue 

Wrestling with the Funny/Sad Eternal Now

  Los Angeles Shambhala member Aaron Crowe beautifully delves in to the tender heart of sadness and humor.¬† This post is primarily about a depressed cartoon bear and his adventures with an overly zealous, rosy little hippo. There are, however, other matters to consider first. There is the matter of wisdom, of suffering, of this … Continue