- “Buddhist Extremist Cell Vows to Unleash Tranquility on West” - As featured on Tricycle, the satirical newssource The Onion recently “ran an article poking fun at Buddhism’s stereotype of passivity. Under the headline ‘Buddhist Extremist Cell Vows To Unleash Tranquility On West,’ the article breaks news of a 45-minute video featuring faux Tibetan teacher Tsuglag Rinpoche. Rinpoche threatens that ‘In the name of the Great Teacher, we will stop at nothing to unleash a firestorm of empathy, compassion, and true selflessness upon the West.’”
- Mindfulness of Doors - Wildmind has this piece on how to use doors and physical spaces to work more mindfulness into your everyday experience of life.
- “Protecting oneself, one protects others. Protecting others, one protects oneself.” - Also from Wildmind, on Day 4 of their Urban Retreat: an exploration of this powerful quote from the Buddha.
- Mindful Moment Campaign: Help Bring Meditation and Yoga to At-Risk Youth - Mindful.org has this piece on The Holistic Life Foundation, which offers after-school yoga and mindfulness programs, is raising money to start their Mindful Moment program at Patterson High School.
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In Other News...“Buddhist Extremist Cell Vows to Unleash Tranquility on West”, & more
by Kestrel Slocombe
November 21, 2013