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February 12, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
David Loy's The Great Awakening is part of the inspiration for a new National Review article on work and karma. Ethan Nichtern explains examines when to go on a meditation retreat. What is regret? What is a life without them? Monkey Mind looks at these questions. Dhamma Musings researches romantic... read more »
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February 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Canadian snowboarder Crispin Lipscomb reflects on the parallels between Buddhism and the ’board

Ox Herding shares “The Buddha’s Last Instruction,” a poem by Mary Oliver

Video: learn how to open to 10-degree weather at the Interdependence Project blog

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Canadian snowboarder Crispin Lipscomb reflects on...

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February 11, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

The editors and contributors of The Hidden Lamp are hard at work, traveling across the country and meeting readers. Be sure to visit their website, hiddenlampbook.blogspot.com, to find out when they will be in your town!

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, FEB 10-15   Monday, February 10, 2014,... read more »

The editors and contributors of The Hidden Lamp are hard at work, traveling across the...

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February 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

What must we do before we go deep into the Dharma? This week, Mike Medaglia’s beautiful illustration of a Zen quote answers this question.

©2014 Mike Medaglia

What must we do before we go deep into the Dharma? This week, Mike Medaglia’s beautiful...

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February 10, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Mindful Writer by Dinty W. Moore. The Mindful Writer illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity originate, how mindfulness plays into work, how to cultivate good writing habits, how to grow as a writer and a person, and what it means to live a life...

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This week's morsel comes from The Mindful Writer by Dinty W. Moore. The...

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February 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Shambhala SunSpace has gathered some of their articles and essays by Alice Walker in honor of her profile on PBS's American Masters. Mind Deep reflects on Thanissaro Bhikkhu and learning from your past. The urn containing what many believe to be the Buddha's remains has been recovered in Cambodia after... read more »

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