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December 12, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“If you want enlightenment, abandon to its depths all ordinary attachment to deeds and behavior, principles and obligations, opinions and interpretations; be as before the birth of your mother and father, separate from all external phenomena, neither sinking into internal quiet nor settling in the void.”—Bassui, Mud and...

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“If you want enlightenment, abandon to its depths all ordinary attachment to deeds and behavior...

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December 11, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
Using Mindfulness to Create Real Happiness at Work - WorkLifeNation blogger and Forbes contributor Judy Martin recently interviewed Sharon Salzberg on the connections among... read more »
December 11, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

"It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things that disturb our mind. However, if the only way we know how to deal with certain objects is to avoid them, there will be a severe limit as to how far our spiritual practice can take us."--Lama Thubten Yeshe, Introduction to Tantra

"It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things that...

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December 10, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
Mindfulness Meditation for a Stress-Less Mind - at the Huffington Post, Ed and Deb Shapiro reflect on how mindfulness can help us stay equanimous through the stress and intensity of the... read more »
December 10, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Even if its impact isn’t immediate, a solid inner change is sure to have longterm results.”—Thanissaro Bhikkhu in Mindful Politics

“Even if its impact isn’t immediate, a solid inner change is sure to have longterm results.”—...

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December 9, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
Publishers Weekly looks at Wisdom's past twenty-five years in America as we look to our next twenty-five (and more!) We've known it for years, but yet another... read more »

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