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March 10, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness by Deborah Schoeberlein David. In this book, David shows teachers of all subjects and backgrounds how to tune into what’s happening, inside and around them, she offers fresh, straightforward approaches to training attention and generating caring...

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This week’s morsel comes from Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness by Deborah...

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March 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will be hosting the Being Brave Meditation Retreat in Richmond, California, May 2-4.

Elephant Journal has video of the Dalai Lama's prayer with the US Senate.

Lots of outlets have picked up the story on His Holiness' latest visit to the US, complete with musings...

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Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will be hosting the...

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March 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered opening prayers at the US Senate today. Shambhala SunSpace has the video. Gentrifying the dharma: How the 1 percent is hijacking mindfulness Don’t They Know? - Poet Mark Doty reflects on loss, grief, and attention at the Tricycle Blog
His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered opening prayers at the US Senate today.... read more »
March 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Journey of the Blue Buddha (2006, Canada, Tetsuya Itano and Aerlyn Weissman, 47 min)Wednesday, April 2, 1 pm, $15, free for Museum membersWith its message of natural healing, human connection and right living, Tibetan medicine is all the more precious for having nearly been lost.

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March 5, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
The happiest man alive, Matthieu Ricard, has a new TED Talk on what else—happiness! Find a link to his talk and a teaching at Shambhala SunSpace. His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be leading the United States Senate in prayer tomorrow. Via Huffington Post. The Los Angeles Times summarizes a new JAMA report... read more »
The happiest man alive, Matthieu Ricard, has a new TED Talk on what else—happiness! Find a link to... read more »
March 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
The Heart of Mindfulness - Marina Illich writes, “A Sioux saying has it that the longest journey we’ll ever make is the journey from our head to our heart. As an Ivy League-trained academic, some part of me still winces when I hear this kind of adage, thinking it sounds a bit trite or misguided. But if there’s one... read more »

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