The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

July 2014

July 30, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“For any activity related to human society, compassion and love are vital, whether one is a politician, businessperson, scientist, engineer, or anything else. If such people carry out their professional work with a good motivation, that work becomes an instrument for human benefit. On the other hand, if people work at...

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July 29, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“The art of meditation is becoming spacious.”         - Sogyal Rinpoche

 

“The art of meditation is becoming spacious.”         - Sogyal Rinpoche

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July 22, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Meditation can help special-needs parents - A first-of-its kind study focuses on the parents of kids with special-needs. The thought of providing life-long care to a child brings on many stresses from financial to emotional. (Via Wildmind) August is Metta Month! Take the 30-Day Meditation Challenge!... read more »
July 22, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“We’re fascinated by the words--but where we meet is in the silence behind them.”           - Ram Dass

By Mike Medaglia

“We’re fascinated by the words--but where we meet is in the silence behind them.”           -...

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July 17, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
The Interdependence Blog has a new post on working with dissatisfaction. VIDEO: Why Do “Strivers” Meditate? The New Yorker Finds Clues in Dan Harris' "10% Happier" - How did mindfulness meditation become so popular among cultural and financial "strivers"? A recent New Yorker article looks to Dan... read more »
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July 17, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

In Inside the Grass Hut, a new book from Wisdom, you can enter the mind and practice of Zen, applying the insights of one of Zen's classic poems to your life—here and now. Buy The Grass Hut on Amazon and read an excerpt below.

Chapter 1 Living Simply in the Changes I’ve built a grass hut where there’s... read more »

In Inside the Grass Hut, a new book from Wisdom, you can enter the mind and practice of...

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