The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

March 2014

March 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Are you one with your work? Read Pat O’Hara’s “The Work of the Moment” in the latest issue of Shambhala Sun Christopher Titmuss on Vegetarianism as a Buddhist Practice - Rev. Danny Fisher at Off the Cushion writes, “Christopher Titmuss, the former Buddhist monk, current dharma teacher, and... read more »
March 10, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Is the “privileged 1%” hijacking mindfulness? Rev. Danny Fisher provides a comprehensive and helpful round-up of the recent buzz about privilege and mindfulness practice at Off the Cushion. Does Meditation Really Work? - In 10% Happier, a self-help guide even skeptics will embrace, ABC News... read more »
March 10, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness by Deborah Schoeberlein David. In this book, David shows teachers of all subjects and backgrounds how to tune into what’s happening, inside and around them, she offers fresh, straightforward approaches to training attention and generating caring...

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This week’s morsel comes from Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness by Deborah...

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March 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will be hosting the Being Brave Meditation Retreat in Richmond, California, May 2-4.

Elephant Journal has video of the Dalai Lama's prayer with the US Senate.

Lots of outlets have picked up the story on His Holiness' latest visit to the US, complete with musings...

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Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will be hosting the...

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March 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered opening prayers at the US Senate today. Shambhala SunSpace has the video. Gentrifying the dharma: How the 1 percent is hijacking mindfulness Don’t They Know? - Poet Mark Doty reflects on loss, grief, and attention at the Tricycle Blog
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March 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Journey of the Blue Buddha (2006, Canada, Tetsuya Itano and Aerlyn Weissman, 47 min)Wednesday, April 2, 1 pm, $15, free for Museum membersWith its message of natural healing, human connection and right living, Tibetan medicine is all the more precious for having nearly been lost.

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