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Theravada

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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January 21, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

This is an excerpt from Ayya Khema’s recently re-released book ...

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This is an excerpt from Ayya Khema’s...

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January 5, 2015

This is an excerpt from Ayya Khema’s recently re-released book Know...

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This is an excerpt from Ayya Khema’s recently re-released book ...

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December 11, 2014

An excerpt from In the Buddha’s Words by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

1. Old Age, Illness, and Death (1) Aging and Death

At Savatthi,...

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An excerpt from In the Buddha’s Words by Bhikkhu Bodhi....

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December 10, 2014
by The Dalai Lama

From the Dalai Lama’s new book Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions.

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From the Dalai Lama’s new book ...

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November 26, 2014
by The Dalai Lama
The Tathāgata’s Qualities

Editor’s Note: In this excerpt from their new book Buddhism: One Teacher, Many...

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The Tathāgata’s Qualities

Editor’s Note: In this excerpt from their new book...

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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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