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March 19, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The talented Mike Medaglia beautifully illustrates poet Rainer Maria Rilke’s inspiring take on the purpose of life.

The talented Mike Medaglia beautifully...

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March 18, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Is there a fifth noble truth? Tricycle investigates this (satirical) report. Mind Deep gives a short answer for the sometimes complicated question: Is it mindfulness or meditation? American Buddhist Perspective has a powerful guest post from Daniel D. Woo on anger and meditation.
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March 17, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Can you be spiritual and not religious? Or vice versa? The Zennist weighs in on this age old question. Dosho Mike Port will be speaking on practicing enlightenment on April 1 in Portland, OR. Get a sneak peek at his talk at his Wild Fox Zen blog. Sara Marlowe shares reader stories of brave parenting. Robina Courtin... read more »
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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 »
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