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Mindful Living

November 19, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
Goalless Goals - How do we hold goals in Buddhist practice? When do they help, and when do they hinder? Barbara O’Brien of About.com Buddhism... read more »
Goalless Goals - How do we hold goals in Buddhist practice? When do they... read more »
November 19, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“It’s not by gathering causes that an unconditioned result will be reached; it’s not by looking for freedom that freedom will be found.”—Charles Genoud, Gesture of...

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“It’s not by gathering causes that an unconditioned result will be reached; it’s not...

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November 18, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Not a single one of any of the dreams I had last night remains when I wake up. Likewise, not a single one of all these daytime appearances today will appear tonight in my...

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“Not a single one of any of the dreams I had last night remains when I wake up....

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November 15, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
End your week right: this video provides a... read more »
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November 15, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“If a thought arises, take note of it and then dismiss it. When you forget all attachments steadfastly, you will naturally become zazen itself. This is the art of zazen. Zazen...

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“If a thought arises, take note of it and then dismiss it. When you forget all...

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November 14, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine nature, we have a very strong ground, a very powerful reason, to believe that it is possible for each of...

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“On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine nature, we...

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November 13, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
Lynette Montiero at the Ottowa Mindfulness Clinic... read more »
Lynette Montiero at the... read more »
November 11, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
We were thrilled to see Mindfulness in Plain English and Zen Meditation in Plain English listed as two of... read more »
We were thrilled to see Mindfulness in Plain English and Zen Meditation in... read more »
November 11, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“The scriptures say that when the mind indulges in sensual objects, it becomes agitated. This is the usual state of affairs in the world, as we can observe. In their quest for...

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“The scriptures say that when the mind indulges in sensual objects, it becomes...

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