The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

November 2017

November 22, 2017
by Josh Korda

Taking authentic risks and making authentic choices can be terrifying—how can we put this fear of change into perspective?

The Drudgery of Daily Life

Twenty-first-century American workplaces are by and large false refuges. Rather than providing us with actual security, they simply keep our underlying...

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Taking authentic risks and making authentic choices can be terrifying—how can we put...

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November 8, 2017
by Holly Gayley

I pay homage to the benevolent root guru.

Generally, as the basis for practicing the sublime Dharma, there are two approaches: that of the householder and that of the renunciate. According to the first, the method for leaders as well as subordinates and ordinary people is to maintain their own household...

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I pay homage to the benevolent root guru.

Generally, as the basis for...

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November 1, 2017
by Ajahn Brahm
Beauty and the Breath

Q: Can you please explain how to make the breath beautiful, how to get to that sustained attention on the breath that is natural and imbued with peace?

A: To achieve a beautiful, sustained attention on the breath, try to incline toward the beautiful...

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Beauty and the Breath

Q: Can you please explain how to make the breath...

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