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May 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I was greedy for advanced knowledge. It was my intention to read the thousand-page book from cover to cover.” Her story, which we present as part of our Spring Series on the Pali Canon, a collection of responses to Wisdom's call for submissions...

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In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I was...

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May 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

This week the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates a particularly thought-provoking quote for our weekly Meditations Illustrated series. Are we human beings? Spiritual beings? And what is the difference, really?

 

This week the talented Mike Medaglia...

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May 5, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
This Saturday was MCA Day in New York honor of the late Beastie Boy and Buddhist. Be sure to check out the “Buddhist monks” who breakdanced to Beastie Boy beats. Jack Kornfield spoke with the Huffington Post on gratitute and mindfulness. Listen to the good folks at Wildmind... read more »
This Saturday was MCA Day in New York honor of the late Beastie Boy and Buddhist. Be sure to check... read more »
May 5, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

In honor of Mindfulness Month, May's Mondy Mindful Morsels will all be centered around mindfulness. This week's book is Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana. In this book, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level—helping them go, in a word, beyond...

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In honor of Mindfulness Month, May's Mondy Mindful Morsels will all be centered around...

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May 2, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Rick Hanson shares “21 Ways to Turn Ill Will to Good Will” at Wildmind Buddhist Meditation. David Rynick relfects on, the mystery of the suddenly appearing Buddha. Tricycle has a new series, “The Biggest Misconceptions About Buddhism” with Robert E. Buswell, Jr. and Donald S. Lopez, Jr. The first misconception:... read more »
Rick Hanson shares “21 Ways to Turn Ill Will to Good Will” at ... read more »

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