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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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September 20, 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.

Did you know The Interdependence Project hosts a weekly online comminity sit? They do! Read more about it here. Tomorrow (... read more »

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

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September 20, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Once you recognize your mind’s arguments as thoughts, you can let them dissipate. Be kind to yourself, and give yourself credit even for just remembering to form or return to your intention.”—Deborah Schoeberlein, Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness

“Once you recognize your mind’s arguments as thoughts, you can let them dissipate. Be kind to...

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September 19, 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.

About.com looks at Master Dogen's Vow and atonement. The Modern Tokyo Times has a piece on art, Buddhism,... read more »

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

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September 19, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“During a dream, if one feels compassion, it is genuine compassion that arises.”—The Dalai Lama, Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying

 

“During a dream, if one feels compassion, it is genuine compassion that arises.”—The Dalai Lama...

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