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In Other News...What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion, + more

by Kestrel Slocombe
May 15, 2014
Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:57 -- Kestrel Slocombe

What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion (Via The Huffington Post)

Zen artist Mark T Morse: Depicting the masters - “I’ll keep to any teacher of Zen, alive between 1950 and today,” writes Mark T Morse of his new art project, a series of brush-and-ink portraits of modern dharma teachers, each married with a short teaching/quote by its subject. “My primary goal,” Morse says, “is to visually explore the rich and diverse world of individuals shaping what is presently called Zen, to explore modern Zen lineages via portrait drawings.” (Via Shambhala SunSpace)

3 Reasons Why Meditation Isn’t OverratedScientific American declared last week: the practice is overrated because the science is scant. Here’s why that doesn’t add up. (Via Mindful)

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