The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

March 2014

March 26, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
How do you draw or sculpt the perfect Buddha? Wildmind Buddhist Meditation has found images from the 18th century that teach just that. The Zennist reflects on spirituality and sensuality. Melbourne Insight Meditation Group hosted a debate between Stephen Batchelor and Ven Brahmali... read more »
How do you draw or sculpt the perfect Buddha?... read more »
March 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Global economics: what would Buddha do? Can we imagine a Buddhist model for economic organization? (Via Shambhala SunSpace) Mindfulness-based meditation could lessen cancer symptoms among teens (Via Wildmind) Film: The Fourth Noble Truth. After being... read more »
March 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, the great Mike Medaglia illustrates this simple truth from Wisdom author Arnie Kozak.

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, the great...

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March 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Is Buddhism a form of yoga? Can yoga aid your Buddhist practice? The Endless Further looks at how the two practices relate. Karen Maezen Miller will be touring this spring - check out her schedule at her blog. The Zennist discusses koans and what they mean... read more »
Is Buddhism a form of yoga? Can yoga aid your Buddhist practice?... read more »
March 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

We were devastated to learn of the death of Daju Suzanne Friedman. Suzanne was a wonderful addition to the Wisdom family, and she will be deeply missed. Her optimism, humor, and kindness were an inspiration to all of us. Her book, Zen Cancer Wisdom: Tips for Making Each Day Better, will be published in September.

We were devastated to learn of the...

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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, shaped what was to become known as Zen’s Golden Age. In today’s selection, she looks at the life and patience of Bodhidharma.

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

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