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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.
May 7, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts. - His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Good Heart

The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside...

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May 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I was greedy for advanced knowledge. It was my intention to read the thousand-page book from cover to cover.” Her story, which we present as part of our Spring Series on the Pali Canon, a collection of responses to Wisdom's call for submissions...

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In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I was...

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May 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

This week the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates a particularly thought-provoking quote for our weekly Meditations Illustrated series. Are we human beings? Spiritual beings? And what is the difference, really?

 

This week the talented Mike Medaglia...

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May 5, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
This Saturday was MCA Day in New York honor of the late Beastie Boy and Buddhist. Be sure to check out the “Buddhist monks” who breakdanced to Beastie Boy beats. Jack Kornfield spoke with the Huffington Post on gratitute and mindfulness. Listen to the good folks at Wildmind... read more »
This Saturday was MCA Day in New York honor of the late Beastie Boy and Buddhist. Be sure to check... read more »

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