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April 27, 2016
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

At Savatthi, King Pasenadi of Kosala said to the Blessed One: “Venerable sir, is anyone who is born free from aging and death?”

“Great king, no one who is born is free...

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At Savatthi, King Pasenadi of Kosala said to the Blessed One: “Venerable sir, is...

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October 7, 2015
by Toni Bernhard

Excerpt from How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness by Toni Bernhard....

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September 16, 2015
by Toni Bernhard

I used to spend my limited energy going over and over my grievances about how some of the people in my life treated me. “She never asks how I’m doing.” “He never acknowledges...

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I used to spend my limited energy going over and over my grievances about how some of...

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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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April 4, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
New Books in Spiritual Practice talks with Kathleen Dowling Singh, author of The Grace in Dying... read more »
March 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Global economics: what would Buddha do? Can we imagine a Buddhist model for economic... read more »
December 5, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
In Buddhist practice (as in much of life), it’s easy to get caught up in comparing our insides to everyone else’s outsides. ... read more »
In Buddhist practice (as in much of life), it’s easy to get caught up in comparing our... read more »