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December 17, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
Beatriz Cuartas, a student at George Mason University, ... read more »
Beatriz Cuartas, a student at George Mason University, ... read more »
December 16, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“There is a well-known simile about a monkey trap of the kind used in Asia—a wooden container with a small opening. Inside lies a sweet. The monkey, attracted by the sweet,...

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“There is a well-known simile about a monkey trap of the kind used in Asia—a wooden...

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December 13, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

In the spirit of Wisdom’s Winter Call for Submissions on “Retreat,” we’re...

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In the spirit of Wisdom’s...

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December 12, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
News about the Buddhist shrine recently discovered - it may not be quite what we think.... read more »
News about the Buddhist shrine recently discovered - it may not be quite what we think.... read more »
December 12, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“If you want enlightenment, abandon to its depths all ordinary attachment to deeds and behavior, principles and obligations, opinions and interpretations; be as before the...

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“If you want enlightenment, abandon to its depths all ordinary attachment to deeds and...

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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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