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March 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Janet Jiryu Abels’ Making Zen Your Own. In this book, Abels traces the life stories of twelve Chinese Zen masters who, together,...

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This week’s morsel comes from Janet Jiryu Abels’ Making Zen Your Own. In...

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March 3, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and the founding teacher of the Ordinary Mind Zendo, also in New York. He is the author of...

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Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and...

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March 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

March is Women’s History Month, and we thought there was no better book to kick off the week than Grace Schireson’s Zen Women. This landmark presentation at last...

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March is Women’s History Month, and we thought there was no better book to kick...

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy classics including Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day, has died today from...

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Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy...

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break. Using vignettes and anecdotes from his own life—as well as quotations...

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This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your...

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February 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Canadian snowboarder Crispin Lipscomb reflects on the parallels between...

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Canadian snowboarder Crispin Lipscomb reflects on...

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February 11, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

The editors and contributors of The Hidden Lamp are hard at work, traveling across the country and meeting readers. Be sure to visit their website,...

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The editors and contributors of The Hidden Lamp are hard at work, traveling...

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February 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

What must we do before we go deep into the Dharma? This week, Mike Medaglia’s beautiful illustration of a Zen quote answers this question.

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What must we do before we go deep into the Dharma? This week, Mike Medaglia’s...

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February 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Ethan Nichtern at the Huffington Post share his... read more »
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