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Mindful Living

December 19, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Difficult people can teach us patience. If we are sincere about working on ourselves—decreasing our ego, anger, and other delusions, and increasing patience, love, and other...

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“Difficult people can teach us patience. If we are sincere about working on ourselves—...

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December 18, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
Jack Kornfield sat down with Oprah Winfrey... read more »
Jack Kornfield sat down with... read more »
December 18, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Although everyone can dream, not all dreams are significant; and some dreams—those that suggest the presence of other realms—need to be understood and incorporated into waking...

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“Although everyone can dream, not all dreams are significant; and some dreams—those...

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December 17, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
Beatriz Cuartas, a student at George Mason University, ... read more »
Beatriz Cuartas, a student at George Mason University, ... read more »
December 16, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“There is a well-known simile about a monkey trap of the kind used in Asia—a wooden container with a small opening. Inside lies a sweet. The monkey, attracted by the sweet,...

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“There is a well-known simile about a monkey trap of the kind used in Asia—a wooden...

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December 13, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

In the spirit of Wisdom’s Winter Call for Submissions on “Retreat,” we’re...

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In the spirit of Wisdom’s...

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December 12, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
News about the Buddhist shrine recently discovered - it may not be quite what we think.... read more »
News about the Buddhist shrine recently discovered - it may not be quite what we think.... read more »
December 12, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“If you want enlightenment, abandon to its depths all ordinary attachment to deeds and behavior, principles and obligations, opinions and interpretations; be as before the...

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“If you want enlightenment, abandon to its depths all ordinary attachment to deeds and...

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December 11, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

"It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things that disturb our mind. However, if the only way we know how to deal with certain objects is...

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"It is crucial to know when it is appropriate to withdraw our attention from things...

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