The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

April 2014

April 30, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine nature, we have a very strong ground, a very powerful reason, to believe that it is possible for each of us to develop a genuine sense of equanimity toward all beings.

- The Dalai Lama, The Good Heart

 

 

On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine nature, we have...

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April 30, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
“What Does Buddhism Require?” That's the question the New York Times asked Jay Garfield for “The Stone.” Bodhipaksa considers “The Buddha's Wager” over at Wildmind Buddhist Meditation. A Maitripa College student reflects on Ven. Robina Courtin's recent visit.
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April 29, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

What do people remember about us? For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates these wise words from Maya Angelou.

What do people remember about us? For this week’s...

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April 28, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
A new talk from His Holiness the Dalai Lama is available at YouTube! Today is the “birthday” of Nichiren's realization. James Ford reflects on this at Monkey Mind. The Endless Further looks at the relationship between Taosism and Buddhism. Danny Fischer was the guest teacher for Buddhist Geeks “Practice and Life”... read more »
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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 Buddhist (Son) monk during the era of Japanese colonial occupation (1910-1945). Manhae is a political and cultural hero in Korea, and his works are...

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This week we end National Poetry Month with a poem from Everything Yearned For: Manhae’...

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April 25, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Today is the 25th birthday of His Holiness Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama, the young lama who went missing in 1995. About.com shares some of his sad story. “Each one of us is called to be an artisan of peace, by uniting and not dividing, by extinguishing hatred and not holding on to it, by opening paths to dialogue... read more »
Today is the 25th birthday of His Holiness Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama, the young lama... read more »

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