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September 2013

September 27, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

To change from a self-stultifying way of life to one that is truly fruitful and inwardly rewarding, we must realize that our actions have consequences for ourselves, consequences that can rebound upon us both in this life and in subsequent lives.

Today’s sutta establishes this point eloquently: when we fail to recognize...

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To change from a self-stultifying way of life to one that is truly fruitful and inwardly...

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September 26, 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! Every weekday we'll be rounding up the latest posts in the digital world.

The Huffington... read more »

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

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September 26, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“When we fall on the ground it hurts us, but we also need to rely on the ground to get back up.”—Kathleen McDonald, How to Meditate

“When we fall on the ground it hurts us, but we also need to rely on the ground to get back up...

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September 26, 2013
by Scott Edelstein

Today we have a special guest post from Scott Edelstein, author of Sex and the Spritual Teacher.

We’re in the midst of yet another wave of scandals involving sexual misconduct by Catholic priests and institutional misconduct by their peers and superiors.

What...

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Today we have a special guest post from Scott Edelstein, author of Sex and the...

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September 25, 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! Every weekday we'll be rounding up the latest posts in the digital world.

We're big dog-lovers at Wisdom, so this story from... read more »

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

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September 25, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Hell does not exist from its own side; the negative mind makes it up.”—Lama Yeshe, Becoming the Compassion Buddha

“Hell does not exist from its own side; the negative mind makes it up.”—Lama Yeshe, ...

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