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January 7, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Dharma Connect: Meditation as Good as Medication for Mild Anxiety, Depression - A new study by Johns Hopkins University finds the 30 minutes of mindfulness meditation a day may relieve mild anxiety and depression -- as effectively as medication. (via the Interdependence Project) Dharma &... read more »
January 6, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Kunsang Dolma is kicking the new year off with an interview in The Tibet Post on her book, A Hundred Thousand White Stones Janice Lynne Lundy, founder of Meditate Like a Girl, answer the question "Why do I metta" at Shambhala SunSpace. Today is apparently the most depressing day of the year, and... read more »
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January 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

A profound and truly inspiring mini-film from Aeon magazine.

Path of Freedom

In the harsh environment of a Rhode Island men’s prison, fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of mindfulness meditation. The program is the work of former inmate Fleet...

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A profound and truly inspiring mini-film from...

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January 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Have you been following Wildmind Buddhist Meditation's 28-Day Meditation Challenge? Today's entry is focuses on dropping the "only" from your meditation practice. In New York and need something fun to do tonight? Visit the Rubin Museum for free art, music, and more. Buddhist Art News has more! James Ishmael Ford... read more »
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January 2, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Giant Buddha Made of Hats, Umbrellas and Other Hipsterish Stuff Pops Up on Brooklyn Waterfront (via Buddhist Art News) Why 2014 Will Be The Year Of Mindful Living (Huffington Post) - Mindfulness, it seems, is having a moment. 2013 saw a significant spike of... read more »
December 31, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe

The second session of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Sera Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India, at the request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery on 25 December 2013 to 3 January 2014.

The second session of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path...

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