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December 5, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“In short, whatever I may do throughout my activities, I ask, “What is my mind doing?” Thus, it is the practice of bodhisattvas to accomplish the benefit of others with continuous mindfulness and conscientiousness.”—Gyalse Togme in Uniting Wisdom and Compassion

“In short, whatever I may do throughout my activities, I ask, “What is my mind doing?” Thus, it...

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December 4, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
Susan Piver has a new podcast on the basics of Buddhism. The Buddhist Geeks Conference registration is now open! More info at Shambhala SunSpace and BuddhistGeeks. Cherie Langlois finds and shares the beauty in mindful walking. The Zennist chastises western Buddhists for ignoring the mystical. Do you agree... read more »
December 4, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“All the faults of our mind—our selfishness, ignorance, anger, attachment, guilt, and other disturbing thoughts—are temporary, not permanent and everlasting. And since the cause of our suffering—our disturbing thoughts and obscurations—is temporary, our suffering is also temporary.”—Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Ultimate Healing...

“All the faults of our mind—our selfishness, ignorance, anger, attachment, guilt, and other...

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December 3, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
What’s Noble about the Four Noble Truths? At Tricycle, Thanissaro Bhikkhu reflects on the doctrine that brings ordinary people to noble attainment What I Learned While Writing Focus - at Mindful, Daniel Goleman shares a few key things he learned while writing his new book... read more »
December 3, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“I’m thankful for being given the opportunity to love and be loved by others, and to express that love through service. The little good I do in this world is, truly, the least I can do in return, but it is what I can do.”—Jeff Wilson, Buddhism of the Heart

“I’m thankful for being given the opportunity to love and be loved by others, and to express...

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December 2, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
“Mindfulness or Mindlessness?” - Danny Fisher shares his reaction to Robert H. Sharf's talk on the subject. As the days get shorter for some of us this winter, The Zennist reflects on twilight. Dr. Valerie Mason-John shares her TedX talk on lovingkindness at Wildmind Buddhist Meditation. We're a little late with... read more »
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