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July 16, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
A YEARLONG SHOWCASE OF TIBET’S ARTISTS, FILMMAKERS, AND MUSICIANS Trace Foundation Celebrates Its Twentieth Anniversary

The following copy is courtesy of the Trace Foundation.

Trace Foundation is pleased to announce a series of events, “Gatön,” to take place over the course of 2014 in New York City, featuring...

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July 16, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“The more we reflect on old age and death, the more we see it as a natural process. It is nothing extraordinary. If we prepare ourselves in this way, then when such events actually happen, the work of accepting them as a very normal part of our life is already done. We can simply think, ‘Now is the period where my life’...

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“The more we reflect on old age and death, the more we see it as a natural process. It...

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July 15, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
6 steps to mindfully tune the instrument of self - Mindfulness is an idea from Buddhism that’s central to meditation, but it’s also a way of life and a crucial tool in living each moment to its fullest. (Via WildMind) Meditation’s Heavy-Hitting Neuroscientist (Infographic) - Richie Davidson’s... read more »
July 15, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, Mike Medaglia illustrates an idea that can be truly life-changing.

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated,...

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July 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Can mindfulness help you quit smoking? New research says yes! NPR looks at how Buddhism can work with science, as opposed to some conservative Abrahamic traditions. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Bernie Glassman, and others will be at the Garrison Institute for a workshop entitled “... read more »
Can mindfulness help you quit smoking? ... read more »
July 11, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Toni Bernhard speaks with Meditate This! on navigating through joy and sorrow. Voice of America interviews Kunsang Dolma on her hard struggle as a refugee. Tickets are now on sale for His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visit to Boston this October!
Toni Bernhard speaks with ... read more »

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