The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

January 2014

January 15, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In this brutally honest portrayal, Wisdom reader Robert O’Hearn makes himself—and the nature of spiritual seeking—bare in an effort to communicate the possibilities of retreat. O’Hearn’s story of frustration, perseverance, and devotion will strike a chord with readers of all faiths; the story’s Zen elements remind us of the...

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In this brutally honest portrayal, Wisdom reader Robert O’Hearn makes himself—and the nature...

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January 14, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Dharma Connect: Improvise Your Life - Herbie Hancock on Jazz and Buddhism (via the Interdependence Project) Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools - “This practice [of mindfulness]...deserves serious attention from parents and policymakers. An impressive array... read more »
January 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

If you've been wondering where Daily Wisdom has gone, rest assured we are still sharing the dharma online. You can now find daily words of inspiration and wisdom from our extensive collection on Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to follow us or just search for #dailydharma.

If you've been wondering where Daily Wisdom has gone, rest assured we are still sharing the...

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January 13, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
The Daily Camera has an article on the new documentary following Brad Warner, Hardcore Zen. Those in the Boulder, CO area can see Hardcore Zen this Saturday at the Muenzinger Auditorium. The Tibet House benefit this March will have quite the line-up: Iggy Pop, Patty Smith, Philip Glass, and more! We... read more »
January 13, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Today's Mindful Morsel comes from A Song for the King: Sahara on Mahamudra Meditation by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. Mahamudra is the basic meditation practice for many Tibetan Buddhists, particularly of the Kagyu tradition. It is particularly adaptable for modern people, since it involves no rituals and can be...

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Today's Mindful Morsel comes from A Song for the King: Sahara on Mahamudra...

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January 10, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Our thoughts and prayers go to the residents of Seda Larung Wuming after a fire destroyed a dozen buildings there. Do you recite a Gatha? The IDP Blog considers it the best kept secret of Buddhism. Some of us caught the reference to Buddhism on ABC's The Middle - looks like Elephant Journal did as well!... read more »
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