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April 28, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week we end National Poetry Month with a poem from Everything Yearned For: Manhae’s Poems of Love and Longing. Manhae (1879-1944), or Han Yongun, was a Korean...

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This week we end National Poetry Month with a poem from Everything Yearned...

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April 21, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Where the World Does Not Follow. Gorgeous and unique, Where the World Does Not Follow captures an almost-hidden China....

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This week's morsel comes from Where the World Does Not Follow. Gorgeous...

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April 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyō. Awesome Nightfall captures the power of Saigyō’s poetry and this...

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This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry...

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April 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The Clouds Should Know Me by Now, edited by Red Pine and Mike O’Connor. The...

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In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from...

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March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of poems from Chinese Buddhist nuns spanning sixteen centuries. The selection below includes...

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This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of...

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February 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Canadian snowboarder Crispin Lipscomb reflects on the parallels between...

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Canadian snowboarder Crispin Lipscomb reflects on...

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January 8, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Praise and Prayer to Noble Avalokiteśvara Bringing Forth the Rains of Happiness and Well-Being

Homage to Ārya Lokeśvara The compassion of all the...

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Praise and Prayer to Noble Avalokiteśvara Bringing Forth the Rains of... read more »
November 15, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
End your week right: this video provides a... read more »
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October 18, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
New Lotus has a moving and informative article on the plight of Buddhist minorities in... read more »

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