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January 28, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

January 2014 review from Publishers Weekly of Ellen Birx’s Selfless Love, one of Wisdom’s new releases.

In her newest [book], Zen teacher Birx (Healing Zen) offers a multi-faceted approach to transcending the illusion of a singular self and realizing the unbounded, connected self that is...

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January 28, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Publishers Weekly has a new review of Selfless Love by Ellen Birx: “She urges her audience to consider how holding onto the unexamined idea of an isolated self has resulted in an unfortunate separation between self and other. By rethinking this divide, the world is opened.” Karen Maezen Miller breaks her blogging... read more »
January 27, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Come as you are to Slate! Last week the online magazine dedicated it's “Longform” entry to stories on Nirvana. As more schools embrace the practice (and others fight against it), The Atlantic asks “Should Schools Teach Kids to Meditate?” Rev. Danny Fisher shares a great dharma talk from one of the students at The... read more »
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January 27, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

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January 27, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from 12 Steps on the Buddha's Path, an inspiring firsthand account of what happens when life seems hopeless and the miracle of finding out that it’s anything but. The author describes her own journey of recovery from alcoholism and marks out the path that allowed her to emerge from that...

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This week's morsel comes from 12 Steps on the Buddha's Path, an inspiring firsthand...

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January 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Can CEOs embrace mindfulness? Richard J. Davidson thinks so, and he's got the research to prove it. FPMT's January enewsletter is out! Sumi Loundon Kim explains how cleaning the toilet can help your practice (really!) at Shambhala SunSpace. Sweeping Zen has repostede Kurt Spellmeyer's teisho, “Ummon’s ‘Particle... read more »
Can CEOs embrace mindfulness? Richard J. Davidson thinks so, and he's got... read more »

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