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.

Maitreya Bodhisattva, the Future Buddha — the face of Love; the loving friend of all sentient beings

Maitreya Bodhisattva, the Future Buddha — the face of Love; the loving friend of all sentient beings Why is Maitreya Bodhisattva, the Future Buddha, the face of love? Why does his name translate as "friend" — and more ...

Dhaniya Sutta — “Go ahead and rain” Dhaniya the Cattleman: a mystical message meaningful in today’s stressful world

Among the most poetic and beautiful of Suttas, is the Dhaniya Sutta, which at times seems like a Greek Drama in verse, or the song of a great Troubadour. It is unique amongst the Suttas, and widely published, ...

Intergalactic Buddha: if Buddha was an alien from another planet, galaxy or dimension — or alternate reality — what would he be like? Compassionate and wise, regardless of illusory appearances.

In the Lotus Sutra (chapter 25) Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva can take any shape, personality or manifestation — whatever is most suited to the beings to be helped. In the Flower Garland Sutra, Buddha teaches that there are unlimited universes, ...

TARA DAY in 2022 — Puja and mantra practices to bring the swift saving and healing activity of Tara into your life

HAPPY TARA DAY! Every day is Tara day, although typically we celebrate especially on the eighth day of the lunar month  —  Oct 3, 2022 this month — is auspicious for Tara practice. The second auspicious day for ...

Sutras: 10 Helpful ways to enjoy and learn more from reading Buddhist Sutras; tips for creating your own Sutra-Sutta reading club

Over 2,500 years ago, Siddhartha Gautama had a series of profound realizations that led him to become the Buddha, the Awakened One. In order to share his insights and knowledge with others, he began teaching and giving lectures, ...

October Dharma Dates 2022 — Meritorious Practice Days and Events

OCTOBER 2022 3 Tara Puja Day and Medicine Buddha Puja Day Also good for Fire Puja, Naga Puja, Precepts. About Tara Puja Day 5 Daka Tsog and Guru RInpoche Padmasambhava Day Anniversary of Guru Nyima Ozer, a manifestation ...

VIDEO: Vajrapani Documentary: indestructable hand of the Buddha. All about the “Lord of Secrets”; ends in 108 mantras

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P88Jmwt_ADE   Why does Vajrapani Bodhisattva's name mean "indestructible hand of the Buddha?" Why is he also called the "Lord or Secrets"? Why is Vajrapani one of the three most important Bodhisattvas? Come along with us now as ...

Early view: Vajrapani Documentary for Supporting Members (ad free HD)

Why does Vajrapani Bodhisattva's name mean "indestructible hand of the Buddha?" Why is he also called the "Lord or Secrets"? Why is Vajrapani one of the three most important Bodhisattvas? Come along with us now as we get ...

Podcast: Vajrapani, indestructable hand of the Buddha: Documentary plus 108 chanted mantras!

  Why does Vajrapani Bodhisattva's name mean "indestructible hand of the Buddha?" Why is he also called the "Lord or Secrets"? Why is Vajrapani one of the three most important Bodhisattvas? Come along with us now as we ...

PODCAST: Vajrapani’s powerful mantra — protective power 108 times chanted with short intro

  Description In Buddhism, Bodhisattva Vajrapani's ultimate power activity mantra is famous for its inspiring benefits — protecting, strengthening and empowering our practice. His mantra is the highest expression of ultimate activity, or karma. Listen or chant along ...

FEATURED VIDEO: Medicine Buddha Healing visualization, practice and mantra with Ven. Zasep Rinpoche

A beautiful visualized and guided short (16-minute) Medicine Buddha meditation and "mini teaching" from Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, from the learning video series from Buddha Weekly. CONTENTS with Timecodes below.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5MpjfQh7XU CONTENTS BY TIME 00:00 Introduction 00:43 ...

Video: Vajrapani’s powerful mantra — protective power 108 times chanted beautifully with meditative images

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVBreJSkDxE In Buddhism, Bodhisattva Vajrapani's ultimate power activity mantra is famous for its inspiring benefits — protecting, strengthening and empowering our practice. His mantra is the highest expression of ultimate activity, or karma. Listen or chant along with ...
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