The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

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April 15, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
VIDEO: How to Be Alone, Mindfully - a great practice from Mindful magazine Artist and former Buddhist monk Andrew Binkley explores “A Space Between” in Hawaii museum installation (Via Shambhala Sunspace) AUDIO: Enlightening Conversations: The Importance of Friendship... read more »
April 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Is Buddhism a religion? A philosophy? Both? The Naked Monk weighs in on secular Buddhism. Speaking of faith, James Ishmael Ford examines his beliefs and influences in Buddhism, Christianity, and Unitarian Univerasalism and how they can all work together. About.com explains the many colors of Tara. Do you need to be... read more »
Is Buddhism a religion? A philosophy? Both?... read more »
April 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyō. Awesome Nightfall captures the power of Saigyō’s poetry and this previously overlooked poet’s keen insight into the social and political world of medieval Japan. It also offers a fascinating look into the world of...

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This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyō...

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April 11, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
What is Buddhist theater? Improvisation! David Razowsky explains to the Chicago Sun Times’ Voices blog. Even experts struggle with some concepts—Barbara O'Brien at About.com writes on fighting against learning Yogacara. Strike a (meditation) pose! Ethan Nichtern is part of Vogue's profile on... read more »
What is Buddhist theater? Improvisation! David Razowsky explains to the... read more »
April 10, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
“All improv is meditation”: the “Buddhist theater” of David Razowsky (Via Shambhala Sunspace) Discover the story of Yeshe Tsogyal, Who Attained Enlightenment in the Supreme Body of a Woman (Via The Endless Further) Video: Ancient Sculptures from Myanmar on Display in New York (Via... read more »
April 9, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary! Thanks to Shambhala SunSpace for letting us know. Lama Surya Das has a lovely essay at The Huffington Post on meeting Rangjung Rigpai Dorje for the first time. WWBD? David Loy wonders if we really know what the Buddha would do,... read more »
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary! Thanks to... read more »

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