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June 9, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This month, our morsels will be focusing on healing, in honor of Bhante Gunaratana's new book, Meditation on Perception. Today's morsel comes from Toni Bernhard's How to Be Sick. Toni became chronically ill while a university law professor in the prime of her career. She had been a longtime meditator, going on long...

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This month, our morsels will be focusing on healing, in honor of Bhante Gunaratana's new...

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June 6, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Buddhism is growing in the US! A new Washington Post survey finds that Buddhism is the second most popular religion in thirteen states (following Christianity). Buddhist Peace Fellowship looks at what manufactured impermanence means for Buddhists. Tricycle... read more »
Buddhism is growing in the US! A new... read more »
June 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Each week we will be posting a healing meditation from Bhante Gunaratana’s new book Meditation on Perception. This week the first healing meditation is on impermanence. Here is how we can practice this first healing meditation on the impermanent nature of the aggregates: 1. Begin each meditation by practicing mindfulness...

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Each week we will be posting a healing meditation from Bhante Gunaratana’s new book ...

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June 6, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Every Friday we post an image from the Wisdom collection we think can inspire and enliven our spirit.

Today’s image is one of Janet Brooke’s illustrations from Mishan’s Garden.

Every Friday we post an image from the Wisdom collection we think can inspire and enliven our...

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June 5, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

VIDEO: “I Think I Kill Pleasure”: Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness and Awareness ​(Mindful)

God or Human? - While Buddhism has a place for gods, the Buddha wasn’t exactly one of them. (Tricycle)

Intention of...

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June 4, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests. The Endless Further remembers that day and reflects on what Tiananmen Square means today. A new Miss Tibet has been crowned, and once more, she competed unopposed. David Rynick looks to his garden. The... read more »
Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests.... read more »

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