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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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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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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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