Lee Kane

Lee Kane is the editor of Buddha Weekly, since 2007. His main focuses as a writer are mindfulness techniques, meditation, Dharma and Sutra commentaries, Buddhist practices, international perspectives and traditions, Vajrayana, Mahayana, Zen. He also covers various events.
Lee also contributes as a writer to various other online magazines and blogs.

VIDEO: Green Tara practice, recitation and praises: Song of Longing for Tara recited by Jason Espada with stunning images and 21 Praises to Tara chanted in English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED1-FBm-HC8 Jason Espada soothingly recites the Song of Longing for Tara prayer, relied on by millions as a daily practice — with stunningly beautiful Tara and meditative images. After the beautiful recitation — recommended to be recited twice ...

Green Tara Practice Video visualization: Jason Espada recites Tara prayer with 21 Taras Praises

Jason Espada soothingly recites the Song of Longing for Tara prayer, relied on by millions as a daily practice. After the beautiful recitation — recommended to be recited twice a day — Hrishikesh Sonar chants the 21 Praises ...

In Vajrayana, the Four Directional Dignities — Garuda, Snow Lion, Tiger and Dragon — are not just for prayer flags; they are profoundly powerful guardians of our mind

The dragon rises out of the clouds, mouth open, teeth the size of swords, eyes glittering like jewels. You are flying on the back of a giant black raven, as this vast dragon circles around you, shaking all ...

Greed: how to cut the poison of greed: Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana, Pureland and Zen Chan methods taught by Buddha including generosity

"I will teach only two things," Buddha said. The Buddha's primary message was always the same: end suffering by cutting the poisons. To do that, we have to first understand the nature of the poison, and then find ...

Podcast: “In Praise of Tara” recited by Jason Espada, celebrating the Glorious Mother of the Buddhas

Jason Espada, well known for reciting sutras, discourses and commentaries, recites his Praise of Tara, a beautiful six minute praise.   The full prayer: In Praise of Tara Holy Tara, Protector of living beings, May your blessings flow ...

Video: 3 great Bodhisattvas Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani — mantras and introduction: bring the wisdom, compassion & power of the 3 Lords into your life

What are the three key aspects of Buddhist Practice? What Bodhisattvas represent these key foundations in Buddhism? How can we bring them into our lives? In this Buddha Weekly video, we introduce the Three Lords of the World, ...

Podcast: Jason Espada recites the Medicine Buddha Sutra: listening and reciting as a healing meditation.

Jason Espada recites the entire Medicine Buddha Sutra. Recitation or listening to any sutra is considered a healing practice — the more so for Medicine Buddha Sutra with the Great 12 Vows of Bhaishajyaguru, the Lapis Lazuli Medicine ...

Podcast: Green Tara Practice: Jason Espada recites the Song of Longing for Tara prayer with 21 Taras Praise in English

Jason Espada soothingly recites the Song of Longing for Tara prayer, relied on by millions as a daily practice. After the beautiful recitation — recommended to be recited twice a day — Hrishikesh Sonar chants the 21 Praises ...

Podcast: Introducing the Three Great Bodhisattvas and their mantras: Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani

What are the three key aspects of Buddhist Practice? What Bodhisattvas represent these key foundations in Buddhism? How can we bring them into our lives? In this Buddha Weekly podcast, we introduce the Three Lords of the World, ...

NEW early access video for Supporting Members: The Three Great Bodhisattvas and their mantras

As a member thank you, please enjoy this ad-free video focused on the benefits of the Three Great Bodhisattvas Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani, and how their practice can bring Wisdom, Compassion, and Power . (Ad free and early ...

Member Ad-Free Video: 10 Protections of Buddha Amitabha with chanted Amituofo 南無阿彌陀佛

As a member thank you, please enjoy this ad-free video focused on the benefits of the Pureland Buddhism practice of chanting the name and praise of Amitabha Buddha. Following the introduction of benefits is a wonderful traditional chanting ...

Member Ad-Free Video: Medicine Buddha Mantra wonderfully sung by Yoko Dharma with Meditative Buddha images

As a member thank you, please enjoy the Medicine Buddha mantras sung by the amazing Yoko Dharma with gorgeous Medicine Buddha images for meditative reflection and healing. Although our videos are available to all on Youtube and on ...