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April 10, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
“All improv is meditation”: the “Buddhist theater” of David Razowsky (Via Shambhala Sunspace) Discover the story of Yeshe Tsogyal, Who Attained Enlightenment in the Supreme Body of a Woman (Via The Endless Further) Video: Ancient Sculptures from Myanmar on Display in New York (Via... read more »
April 9, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary! Thanks to Shambhala SunSpace for letting us know. Lama Surya Das has a lovely essay at The Huffington Post on meeting Rangjung Rigpai Dorje for the first time. WWBD? David Loy wonders if we really know what the Buddha would do,... read more »
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary! Thanks to... read more »
April 8, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Is Happiness The Goal Of Religion, Or Of Life? - a great new exploration from the Interdependence Project blog On distraction and “The Practicality of the Profound” - Shambhala Sun editor Melvin McLeod weighs in on distraction in the latest issue. Contemplation – Who is Master? - a... read more »
April 7, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
“No complaints”: Writer, Zen master Peter Matthiessen, 1927-2014 - A beautiful in-depth obituary from Shambhala SunSpace. Glimpse: How Meditation Helps With Difficult Emotions - Enjoy a preview of the second installment of Mindful’s Getting Started series. VIDEO: Harry Dean Stanton... read more »
April 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The Clouds Should Know Me by Now, edited by Red Pine and Mike O’Connor. The Clouds Should Know Me by Now presents the verse, much of it translated for the first time, of fourteen eminent Chinese Buddhist poet monks. Featuring the...

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In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The...

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April 4, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
New Books in Spiritual Practice talks with Kathleen Dowling Singh, author of The Grace in Dying and the upcoming The Grace in Aging about how Buddhist practice can help us as we struggle with the notion of death. Musician Kenny Warner opens up about the death of his daughter and how meditation... read more »

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