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September 22, 2014
by Ajahn Brahm
13. There Are No Criminals

I received a phone call from an officer at a local prison. He wanted to speak to me personally to invite me to come back to his prison to teach. I...

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13. There Are No Criminals

I received a phone call from an officer at a local prison....

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May 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

We conclude Mindfulness Month with an excerpt from Journey to Mindfulness: The Autobiography of Bhante G. Here, Bhante G. lays bare the often-surprising ups and...

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We conclude Mindfulness Month with an excerpt from Journey to Mindfulness:...

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May 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I was greedy for advanced knowledge. It was my intention to read the thousand-page book...

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In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I...

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May 5, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

In honor of Mindfulness Month, May's Mondy Mindful Morsels will all be centered around mindfulness. This week's book is Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English by...

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In honor of Mindfulness Month, May's Mondy Mindful Morsels will all be centered...

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April 17, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Ahead of North American premiere of Vara, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche talks movie-making, rock... read more »
Ahead of North American premiere of Vara, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche talks... read more »
February 14, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

Share your creativity with the Wisdom community by answering our Spring Call for Blog Submissions! By submitting your work, you will engage the forum of the Wisdom Blog as well...

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Share your creativity with the Wisdom community by answering our Spring Call for Blog...

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February 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing heavily on the teachings of St. John of the Cross, and also drawing from the illuminating...

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This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing...

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December 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“The word meditation in the modern world often has the connotation of doing something special to calm the mind or try to achieve some altered state of consciousness. But the...

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“The word meditation in the modern world often has the connotation of doing something...

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December 17, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe

One of the most exciting features of our new website is the extensive selections we’re featuring from our ...

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One of the most exciting features of our new website is the extensive selections...

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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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