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June 30, 2015
by C. W. Huntington, Jr.

Excerpt from Maya: A Novel by C. W. Huntington, Jr. Please note: this excerpt...

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June 15, 2015
by Bhante Gunaratana

Excerpt from the “Techniques for Overcoming Hindrances” section of Beyond...

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Excerpt from the “Techniques for Overcoming Hindrances” section of ...

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May 20, 2015
by Taigen Dan Leighton
Editor’s Note: Last week 125 Buddhist figures from a range of traditions gathered in Washington, DC, for the first meeting between White House and State Department officials... read more »
Editor’s Note: Last week 125 Buddhist figures from a range of traditions gathered in... read more »
May 20, 2015
by Kathleen Dowling Singh

1. What is your age?

2. How do you feel about aging?

How has your appearance changed? How do you feel about it? How has your position in the... read more »

1. What is your age?

2. How do you feel about aging?

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May 13, 2015
by Carolyn Hobbs

1. Cultivate the Art of Curiosity

Ask yourself several times a day, “How am I reacting now?” The instant you ask, you witness...

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1. Cultivate the Art of Curiosity

Ask...

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May 4, 2015
by Matthew Bortolin

May the Fourth be with you! Fresh off of the galaxy's biggest party (Star Wars Celebration Anaheim), I am once again amazed at the unifying power of George Lucas' cinematic...

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May the Fourth be with you! Fresh off of the galaxy's biggest party (Star Wars...

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April 15, 2015
by Jean Smith

1. First, we must realize that it’s not the events and conditions in our life that make us happy or unhappy but rather how we relate to them...

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1. First, we must realize that it’s not the events and conditions...

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March 11, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

Q: When people hear about things like nonattachment and mindfulness, they may think they’ll have to give up their emotional life when they become Buddhists.

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Q: When people hear about things like nonattachment and mindfulness, they may think...

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February 18, 2015
by Ajahn Brahm

Excerpted from Don’t Worry, Be Grumpy by Ajahn Brahm.

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