The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

May 2014

May 12, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Elephant Journal looks at Ikkyu Sojun's “Far Out Zen.” If you missed Barbara Bonner's wonderful post about finding generosity on her book tour, you can read it here. The Leaf Chronicle visits the Genkai-ji Zen Center in Clarksville, TN.
May 12, 2014
by Barbara Bonner

The following was originally published at The Huffington Post.Editor's note

I have recently been traveling on the first leg of what is known as the “book tour” with my new book Inspiring Generosity. A novice at this adventure, I find myself moved and astonished at what I have found in my travels...

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May 12, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Meditator's Atlas by Matthew Flickstein. Flickstein guies you, explaining what meditation is, how to do it, and how to make the skills and benefits that it engenders your own. Flickstein uses two classic Buddhist texts—the Path of Purification, and the Four Foundations...

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This week's morsel comes from The Meditator's Atlas by Matthew Flickstein....

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May 9, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Tricycle reacts to the recent Huffington Post article on the “nones”—those who don't affiliate with a religion, but are looking for spiritual practice. Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings during the Light of the Path retreat are being streamed live. About.... read more »
May 8, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Live webcast: Pema Chödrön to deliver Naropa U commencement address (Via Shambhala SunSpace) Chögyam Trungpa on the Buddhist approach: “Just Do It” (Via Shambhala SunSpace) Which Mindfulness? The modern understanding of mindfulness differs significantly from what the term has... read more »
Live webcast: Pema... read more »
May 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
FPMT has some lovely images of Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Kadampa Center in North Carolina. The Endless Further tackles fear and fearlessness. Publishers Weekly readers will find profiles of Kathleen Dowling Singh and Brave Parenting in this week's issue.

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