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July 29, 2015
by Kathleen McDonald

Excerpt from How to Meditate by Kathleen McDonald.

Everyone wants...

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July 22, 2015
by The Dalai Lama

The following is an excerpt from chapter 11 of Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions ...

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The following is an excerpt from chapter 11 of ...

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July 6, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

Today is His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday, and all of us at Wisdom would like to wish him good health and long life, and thank him for the many mind- and heart-...

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Today is His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday, and all of us at Wisdom would...

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June 2, 2015
by David R. Shlim

Excerpted from Medicine and Compassion by Choknyi Nyima Rinpoche and...

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April 29, 2015
by Jampa Ludrup

When I became Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s attendant back in 1997 I was very surprised to discover his keen interest in feng shui. It is not Buddhist but comes from the Taoist...

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When I became Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s attendant back in 1997 I was very surprised to...

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April 7, 2015
by The Dalai Lama

Time is always moving forward. With each passing moment, beginning from the instant of our birth, we come closer to the end, to our death. That is our nature, and...

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Time is always moving forward. With each passing moment, beginning from the...

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March 27, 2015
by Gyalwang Karmapa XVII Orgyen Trinley Dorje

For most of human history, people all over the world had a simple lifestyle that made use of natural resources sustainably, and avoided significant damage to the...

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For most of human history, people all over the world had a simple lifestyle...

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March 18, 2015
by Kathleen McDonald

 To want something and not want to be separated from it: very broadly, this is attachment, also known as desire. Attendant to it is the false assumption that having...

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 To want something and not want to be separated from it: very broadly, this...

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March 18, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

Homage to great compassion.

These instructions, the essence of nectar,are the lineage from Serlingpa.They are like a diamond, the sun, and a...

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Homage to great compassion.

These instructions, the...

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