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February 27, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Hesse’s Siddhartha still inspires, in unexpected ways - Nearly 70 years after earning Herman Hesse the Pulitzer Prize for Literature, his novel Siddhartha continues to provide inspiration, in surprising ways and surprising places. Like in a maximum security Italian prison, and the mind of Billy... read more »
February 27, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

By Nicole Dupont “Giving away an old coat you wouldn’t be caught dead in isn’t exactly generous,” says philanthropy consultant Barbara Bonner, glancing over the top of her red-framed glasses. “It doesn’t have meaning. True generosity is giving away something that has meaning to you. It’s a gift. Generosity is a gift.”...

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By Nicole Dupont “Giving away an old coat you wouldn’t be caught dead in isn’t exactly...

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February 26, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
We know the Dalai Lama does not golf (thanks, ABC!), but does he ski? Slate offers a lovely portrait of taking to the slopes with His Holiness. Ancient Buddhist caves in China are in danger of eroding (via Buddhist Art News). Trust Shambhala SunSpace to find new and odd uses of “Zen” in advertising. His... read more »
We know the Dalai Lama does not golf (... read more »
February 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

VIDEO - Meditation: Conversations with Children. In her honest and insightful style, Lauren Mattia Levine at the Interdependence Project Blog explores the crossroads of parenting and practice.

“I am the Servant” - Lama Zopa Rinpoche offers a beautiful, bodhisattva-like prayer for...

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February 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

This week, the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates a quote on love from Kahlil Gibran.

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This week, the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates a quote on love from Kahlil Gibran.

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Are you looking for a vacation that combines waterslides and Hung King? Tricycle has found the place for you—a Buddhist-themed waterpark in Singapore. Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi breaks down the Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL pipeline at Truthout. James Ishmael Ford also takes a look at science and how we react to... read more »
Are you looking for a vacation that combines waterslides and Hung King?... read more »

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