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February 14, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

Share your creativity with the Wisdom community by answering our Spring Call for Blog Submissions! By submitting your work, you will engage the forum of the Wisdom Blog as well...

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Share your creativity with the Wisdom community by answering our Spring Call for Blog...

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February 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing heavily on the teachings of St. John of the Cross, and also drawing from the illuminating...

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This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing...

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December 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“The word meditation in the modern world often has the connotation of doing something special to calm the mind or try to achieve some altered state of consciousness. But the...

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“The word meditation in the modern world often has the connotation of doing something...

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December 17, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe

One of the most exciting features of our new website is the extensive selections we’re featuring from our ...

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One of the most exciting features of our new website is the extensive selections...

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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 9, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“With the destruction of all acquisitions The Awakened One sleeps: “Why should this concern you, Mara?” Then Mara the Evil One, realizing, “The Blessed One knows me, the...

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“With the destruction of all acquisitions The Awakened One sleeps: “Why should this...

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December 2, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
“Mindfulness or Mindlessness?” - Danny Fisher shares his reaction to... read more »
“Mindfulness or Mindlessness?” -... read more »
December 2, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today's Mindful Morsel comes from Ajahn Brahm's Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond. In this book, Ajahn Brahm (a self-described meditation junkie) shares his...

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Today's Mindful Morsel comes from Ajahn Brahm's Mindfulness, Bliss, and...

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November 29, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

We have come to our final selection in the Teaching of the Buddha blog series. In today's sutta, the Buddha challenges the Venerable Sāriputta’s “...

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We have come to our final selection in the Teaching of the Buddha blog...

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November 28, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

The Nikayas occasionally employ another scheme for classifying noble disciples, one that makes the dominant faculty rather than the level of attainment alone the basis for...

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The Nikayas occasionally employ another scheme for classifying noble disciples,...

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