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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 »
February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy classics including Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day, has died today from complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. Ramis became a Zen Buddhist in his adulthood, and cited his practice as influential to his work. The ...

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Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy classics...

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break. Using vignettes and anecdotes from his own life—as well as quotations drawn from sources as varied as the Bible, Yiddish aphorisms, and stand-up comedy—Zen teacher and Unitarian Universalist minister James Ishmael Ford shares...

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This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will...

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February 21, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Sweeping Zen reposts a classic Buddhadharma article by Myoan Grace Schireson on Buddhist women's spiritual practice. Dangerous Harvests looks at the brewing “mindfulness wars.” His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with President Obama this week to discuss Tibet. The February issue of the FPMT eNewsletter is... read more »
February 21, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Hayao Miyazaki's films have earned him a reputation as a master story-teller and artist. His latest (and possibly last) film, The Wind Rises, has just been released in theaters in the United States. It has drawn criticism regarding its treatment of its subject matter (the story centers on Japanese aviation engineer Jiro...

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Hayao Miyazaki's films have earned him a reputation as a master story-teller and artist. His...

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