The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

March 2014

March 17, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel is from one of Wisdom’s most-read titles, How to Meditate by Kathleen McDonald. McDonald is a Western Buddhist nun with solid experience in both the practice and teaching of meditation, and How to Meditate contains a wealth of practical advice on a variety of authentic techniques, from...

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This week’s morsel is from one of Wisdom’s most-read titles, How to Meditate by...

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March 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Buddhist Global Relief is holding a Concert to Feed the Hungry in New York this April. Performers include Esperanza Spalding and Kenny Werner. Shambhala SunSpace shares some of the beautiful Buddhist-inspired artwork on display in galleries across the country. Joan Halifax is interviewed on healing our psyche by Phil Borges...
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March 13, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Tibet House held its annual benefit concert this week, featuring performances by Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Philip Glass, the National, and more. See the videos here. Meditation experts discuss the real secrets to mindfulness at work - Once a niche activity for the... read more »
Tibet House held its annual benefit concert this week, featuring performances by... read more »
March 12, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Vegetarianism and Buddhism: how can they work together? Christopher Titmuss shares the connection in a new video (via Off the Cushion). Tricycle shares Harold Ramis’ constant companion, The Five-Minute Buddhist. Sharon Salzberg speaks on the power of kindness. The internet turns 25 years old this week!... read more »
Vegetarianism and Buddhism: how can they work together? Christopher Titmuss shares the connection... read more »
March 12, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

By Barbara Bonner. Reposted from The Huffington Post.

I’ve worked in leadership positions in nonprofits all my life, and my study of the quality of generosity for my book Inspiring Generosity has led me to ponder how our organizational lives could be dramatically transformed by imbuing these cultures with...

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By Barbara Bonner. Reposted from ...

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March 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Sometimes the greatest practice we can do is to be vulnerable and to surrender. For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, Mike Medaglia illustrates this Jae Woong Kim quote (from our book Polishing the Diamond).

Sometimes the greatest practice we can do is to be vulnerable and to surrender. For this week’s...

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