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September 24, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Toni Bernhard, author of How to Be Sick and How to Wake Up has multiple readings and events this fall in California. We hope you can join her if you are in the area!

Toni's tour schedule:

Saturday, September 28th 1:30 - 5:30Insight Meditation South Bay With Shaila Catherine 2094 Grant Road in...

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Toni Bernhard, author of How to Be Sick and How to Wake Up has multiple...

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September 24, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

In In the Buddha’s Words, Bhikkhu Bodhi organized the selected suttas into ten categories. For this project, we will begin each week with the introduction to that section, and then post selected suttas throughout the week. Today, we begin with “The Human Condition.”—Editor's Note

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In In the Buddha’s Words, Bhikkhu Bodhi organized the selected suttas into ten...

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September 23, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want to make sure you know about it! Every weekday we'll be rounding up the latest posts in the digital world.

Tara Brach writes on mindful prayer in Elephant Journal. Susan Piver demonstrates how to make friends with... read more »

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want...

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September 23, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

As we continue to post to the Wisdom Blog, we would love to hear from you about what you’d like to read about here. Just tell us in the comments, and you’ll be entered to win a prize package including a Wisdom t-shirt and a copy of our new book, Daily Doses of Wisdom: A Year of Buddhist Inspiration. We will...

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As we continue to post to the Wisdom Blog, we would love to hear from you about what...

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September 23, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Baizhang asked, ‘What is the essential import of the school?’ Mazu said, ‘It’s just the place where you let go of your body and life.’”—from Zen’s Chinese Heritage, translated by Andy Ferguson

 

“Baizhang asked, ‘What is the essential import of the school?’ Mazu said, ‘It’s just the place...

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September 23, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today’s morsel comes from Divine Stories: The Divyavadana Part 1 by Andy Rotman, part of our Classics of Indian Buddhism series.

The Divyavadana is an enormous compendium of Indian Buddhist narratives written in Sanskrit from the early centuries of the Common Era, whose stories have...

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Today’s morsel comes from Divine Stories: The Divyavadana Part 1 by Andy Rotman,...

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