Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

September 2013

September 30, 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! Here's the latest from the digital world.

Our prayers go to the family and students of S.N. Goenka who passed away this weekend.... read more »

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

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September 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Perhaps the function of waking is to elaborate who and how I may be in my dreams. The lucid dreamer is not dreaming to live life while awake, but, with preternatural agency and choice, is living life while asleep.”—Robert Langan, Minding What Matters

“Perhaps the function of waking is to elaborate who and how I may be in my dreams. The lucid...

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September 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today’s morsel comes from the upcoming book, The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women, edited by Florence Caplow and Susan Moon. The Hidden Lamp is a collection of Buddhist stories, from all backgrounds, from the past 2,500 years. All concern women and are reflected upon by a...

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Today’s morsel comes from the upcoming book, The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five...

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September 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Congratulations to Michael Cerone! You are the winner of our “Daily Doses of Wisdom Giveaway.” We will be in touch soon to send you your free copy of Daily Doses of Wisdom and your Wisdom t-shirt.

Thank you to everyone who commented with your wonderful suggestions, and thank you so much for reading!

Congratulations to Michael Cerone! You are the winner of our “Daily Doses of Wisdom Giveaway.”...

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September 27, 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!

Tricycle looks at culture wars, science, humanities, and Buddhism. ... read more »

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

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September 27, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

According to a Hindu myth, the world is upheld by the great elephant Maha Pudma, who is in turn supported by the great tortoise Chukwa.

An Englishman asked a Hindu sage what the great tortoise rests upon.

“Another turtle,” was the reply.

And what supports that turtle?

“Ah, Sahib, after that it’s...

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According to a Hindu myth, the world is upheld by the great elephant Maha Pudma, who is in turn...

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