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April 8, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Is Happiness The Goal Of Religion, Or Of Life? - a great new exploration from the Interdependence Project blog On distraction and “The Practicality of the Profound” - Shambhala Sun editor Melvin McLeod weighs in on distraction in the latest issue. Contemplation – Who is Master? - a... read more »
April 7, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
“No complaints”: Writer, Zen master Peter Matthiessen, 1927-2014 - A beautiful in-depth obituary from Shambhala SunSpace. Glimpse: How Meditation Helps With Difficult Emotions - Enjoy a preview of the second installment of Mindful’s Getting Started series. VIDEO: Harry Dean Stanton... read more »
April 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The Clouds Should Know Me by Now, edited by Red Pine and Mike O’Connor. The Clouds Should Know Me by Now presents the verse, much of it translated for the first time, of fourteen eminent Chinese Buddhist poet monks. Featuring the...

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In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The...

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April 4, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
New Books in Spiritual Practice talks with Kathleen Dowling Singh, author of The Grace in Dying and the upcoming The Grace in Aging about how Buddhist practice can help us as we struggle with the notion of death. Musician Kenny Warner opens up about the death of his daughter and how meditation... read more »
April 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Unveiling the Hidden Lamp of Women’s Wisdom - It’s a joyful thing to see our authors out in the world, sharing their wisdom and compassion with communties across the country. We were very happy to see that authors Florence Caplow and Susan Moon will be teaching at Spirit Rock in California with...

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April 3, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Looking for a creative, joyful celebration of Buddhism in music, meditation, and film? Check out Buddhafest! Wisdom author Barbara Bonner will be speaking there alongside meditation teachers Gelek Rimpoche, Tara Brach, Roshi Joan Halifax, and others. The festival takes place June 19-22 in Arlington... read more »
Looking for a creative, joyful celebration of Buddhism in music, meditation, and film?... read more »

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