The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

May 2014

May 15, 2014
by 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...

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May 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Drugs or mindfulness? Daniel Goleman writes in The New York Times on using mindfulness, not drugs, as a first line of defense against ADHD. The International Business Times has a beautiful photo essay of Vesek celebrations across the globe. May 13 was not just the Buddha's birthday: it was the anniversary of Julian... read more »
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May 14, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The greater our awareness regarding the value and effectiveness of other religious traditions, then the deeper will be our respect and reverence toward other religions. This is the proper way for us to promote genuine compassion and a spirit of harmony among the religions of the world.- His Holiness the Dalai Lama, in...

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The greater our awareness regarding the value and effectiveness of other religious...

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May 13, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For our weekly Meditations Illustrated, our artist and friend Mike Medaglia illustrates these powerful words from Emily Dickinson.

For our weekly...

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May 13, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Buddha’s Daughters - An interview with Karen Maezen Miller (Via Shambhala SunSpace) Can Mindfulness Transform Politics? - More on the new all-party parliamentary group on mindfulness in the UK. (Via Mindful) A Complaint-Free World: The deepest practice of compassion - Lynette... read more »
May 13, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

A touching, beautiful video and prayer from Zen teacher Zenju Earthlyn Manuel.

For All Beings from Zenju Earthlyn Manuel on Vimeo.

A touching, beautiful video and prayer from Zen teacher...

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