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January 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

A profound and truly inspiring mini-film from Aeon magazine....

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A profound and truly inspiring mini-film from...

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January 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
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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 20, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“It’s not enough just to sit down and then, with a totally mundane motivation, proceed into meditation. Rather, among the possibilities of having a virtuous, nonvirtuous, or...

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“It’s not enough just to sit down and then, with a totally mundane motivation, proceed...

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December 16, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today's morsel comes from the compliation, The Art of Just Sitting: Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of Shikantaza, edited by John Daido Loori. The selection...

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Today's morsel comes from the compliation, The Art of Just Sitting: Essential...

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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 »
December 2, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today's Mindful Morsel comes from Ajahn Brahm's Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond. In this book, Ajahn Brahm (a self-described meditation junkie) shares his...

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Today's Mindful Morsel comes from Ajahn Brahm's Mindfulness, Bliss, and...

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