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Mindful Living

December 11, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

"It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things that disturb our mind. However, if the only way we know how to deal with certain objects is...

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"It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things...

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December 10, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Even if its impact isn’t immediate, a solid inner change is sure to have longterm results.”—Thanissaro Bhikkhu in Mindful Politics

“Even if its impact isn’t immediate, a solid inner change is sure to have longterm...

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December 6, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
Individuals and organizations across the globe are paying tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, including ... read more »
Individuals and organizations across the globe are paying tribute to the late Nelson... read more »
December 6, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“No matter how wise and compassionate our teachers may be, they cannot walk the path for us.”—David Loy and Linda Goodhew, The Dharma of Dragons and Daemons

“No matter how wise and compassionate our teachers may be, they cannot walk the path...

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December 6, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

December is a time for cooking and baking, but sometimes that can lead to stress. What if we could use our time in the kitchen as a way to practice mindfulness, rather than a...

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December is a time for cooking and baking, but sometimes that can lead to stress. What...

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December 5, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
In Buddhist practice (as in much of life), it’s easy to get caught up in comparing our insides to everyone else’s outsides. ... read more »
In Buddhist practice (as in much of life), it’s easy to get caught up in comparing our... read more »
December 5, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“In short, whatever I may do throughout my activities, I ask, “What is my mind doing?” Thus, it is the practice of bodhisattvas to accomplish the benefit of others with...

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“In short, whatever I may do throughout my activities, I ask, “What is my mind doing...

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