The Feminist Future of Buddhism? - for Women’s History Month, Barbara O’Brien of About.com Buddhism offers a reflection on the role of women in Buddhism.
New Study Proves The Buddha Right About Craving: Mindfulness and Relapse Prevention - According to a new study out of Division of Substance Abuse at Columbia Psychiatry, when it comes to long-term results, a treatment program structured to incorporate mindfulness meditation is better for supporting participants in relapse prevention (a way to help people maintain sobriety after release from intensive drug and alcohol treatment). Read more at the Interdependence Project blog.
Common Misconceptions About Focus - Daniel Goleman, author of Focus, debunks three common myths. (Via Mindful)
TEEN: Daughters of Buddhist composer Peter Lieberson making music of their own - A musical act made of four friends, including three sisters with music in their blood--they’re the daughters of the late, famous Buddhist composer, Peter Lieberson. Watch the video for The Way and Color’s first single and check out Vogue’s short new piece about the band at Shambhala SunSpace.
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by Kestrel Slocombe
March 27, 2014