The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

October 2015

October 21, 2015
by David R. Loy

From A New Buddhist Path by David Loy.

Nonattachment is, of course, what we are practicing when we meditate. That is why meditation is such an important part of the Buddhist path. Because the self is composed of mostly habitual ways of thinking, feeling, acting, reacting, and so forth, it means that when I “let go...

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October 14, 2015
by The Dalai Lama

Excerpt from MindScience: An East-West Dialogue by the Dalai Lama, Dan Goleman, et al.

I would like to explain briefly the basic Buddhist concept of mind and some of the techniques employed in Buddhism for training the mind. The primary aim of these techniques is the attainment of...

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October 7, 2015
by Toni Bernhard

Excerpt from How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness by Toni Bernhard.

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. —e. e. cummings

Before I became a member of the community of the chronically ill, I thought that young people—at least through their thirties—were either...

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