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November 18, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Not a single one of any of the dreams I had last night remains when I wake up. Likewise, not a single one of all these daytime appearances today will appear tonight in my dreams. There is no difference between the dreams of the day and the night.”—Padmasambhavana, The Attention Revolution

“Not a single one of any of the dreams I had last night remains when I wake up. Likewise, not a...

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November 15, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
End your week right: this video provides a 15-minute guided meditation with Lama Surya Das. A wonderful poem from Tricycle on finding the “trustful slowness within.” Mercedes Benz vs. Zen Monks: An interesting and amusing video from Shambhala SunSpace. Is Mindfulness... read more »
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November 15, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“If a thought arises, take note of it and then dismiss it. When you forget all attachments steadfastly, you will naturally become zazen itself. This is the art of zazen. Zazen is the Dharma-gate of great repose and joy.”—Eihei Dogen, Eihei Dogen: Mystical Realist

“If a thought arises, take note of it and then dismiss it. When you forget all attachments...

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November 15, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

The discourse generally considered to offer the most comprehensive instructions on meditation practice is the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta. Two versions of this sutta exist, a longer version in the Dıgha Nikaya, a middle length version in the Majjhima Nikaya. The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta does not recommend a single meditation subject nor...

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November 14, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine nature, we have a very strong ground, a very powerful reason, to believe that it is possible for each of us to develop a genuine sense of equanimity toward all beings.”—His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Good Heart

“On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine nature, we have a very...

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November 14, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

We are excited to share a new video from Ven. Thubten Chodron. She shares the the inspiration for and editing process of Insight into Emptiness by Khensur Jampa Tegchok.

See part 2 here.

We are excited to share a new video from Ven. Thubten Chodron. She shares the the inspiration...

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