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August 11, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Meditation on the Nature of Mind by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Khöntön Peljor Lhündrub, and José I. Cabezón. At the heart of this...

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This week's morsel comes from Meditation on the Nature of Mind by His...

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June 26, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Slow-Motion Satori - The Zen tradition’s “sudden enlightenment” may not... read more »
March 17, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Can you be spiritual and not religious? Or vice versa? The Zennist... read more »
Can you be spiritual and not religious? Or vice versa?... read more »
January 27, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Come as you are to ... read more »
Come as you are to ... 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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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 26, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

We have come to the final week in our Teachings of the Buddha series. The theme for this week is “The Planes of Realization.”—editor's note

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We have come to the final week in our Teachings of the Buddha series. The...

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October 14, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Once I’d achieved my goal I had to admit to myself it wasn’t what I expected and that it did not in fact make everything perfect. And this will happen to anyone who attains...

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“Once I’d achieved my goal I had to admit to myself it wasn’t what I expected and that...

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October 3, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

Today’s selection fills in the gaps of Tuesday’s narrative with a detailed account of the bodhisatta’s practice of self-mortification, strangely missing from...

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Today’s selection fills in the gaps of Tuesday’s narrative with a...

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