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April 29, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

What do people remember about us? For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates these wise words from Maya Angelou.

What do people remember about us? For this week’s...

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April 28, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
A new talk from His Holiness the Dalai Lama is available at YouTube! Today is the “birthday” of Nichiren's realization. James Ford reflects on this at Monkey Mind. The Endless Further looks at the relationship between Taosism and Buddhism. Danny Fischer was the guest teacher for Buddhist Geeks “Practice and Life”... read more »
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April 28, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week we end National Poetry Month with a poem from Everything Yearned For: Manhae’s Poems of Love and Longing. Manhae (1879-1944), or Han Yongun, was a Korean Buddhist (Son) monk during the era of Japanese colonial occupation (1910-1945). Manhae is a political and cultural hero in Korea, and his works are...

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This week we end National Poetry Month with a poem from Everything Yearned For: Manhae’...

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April 25, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Today is the 25th birthday of His Holiness Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama, the young lama who went missing in 1995. About.com shares some of his sad story. “Each one of us is called to be an artisan of peace, by uniting and not dividing, by extinguishing hatred and not holding on to it, by opening paths to dialogue... read more »
Today is the 25th birthday of His Holiness Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama, the young lama... read more »
April 25, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

If you've seen the cover of the new paperback edition of The Middle Way by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, you were no doubt struck by the beautiful photograph on the front. That photo came to us from Nels Akerlund, who has photographed world leaders, music legends, politicians, and icons of this generation for over...

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If you've seen the cover of the new paperback edition of The Middle Way by His...

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April 24, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Buddha Tattoos -- An Homage or a Sign of Disrespect? (Via The Interdependence Project) ‘Enter The Mandala’ Exhibit At The Asian Art Museum Dramatically Maps Out Buddhism (PHOTOS) - Immerse yourself in these intricate mandalas at The Huffington Post NYC: ABC News’s Dan Harris to talk... read more »

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