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April 1, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Violence Escalates in Burma - Barbara O’Brien at About.com Buddhism has the latest news. Provocative Buddhist artwork by China’s Zhang Huan in outdoor/indoor exhibit at Hudson River Valley’s Storm King Art Center - Discover this gorgeously original, striking art at Shambhala Sunspace VIDEO: ... read more »
April 1, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, Mike Medaglia has illustrated these beautiful, reassuring words from the Bhagavad Gita.

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated,...

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March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

One of the best parts of working at a publishing house is reading finding great reviews in surprising places. I'm happy to share this latest review of How to Wake Up from the University City Public Library Book Challenge:

I read Toni's first book How to Be Sick when it came out...

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One of the best parts of working at a publishing house is reading finding great reviews in...

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March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Chopped viewers caught Buddhist and actor Michael Imperioli win his round of the Tournament of Stars. If we takes the grand prize next week, $50,000 will be donated to The Pureland Project, an organization that builds schools in Tibet. Dosho Port continues his examination of the Plum Blossoms series. About.com... read more »
Chopped viewers caught Buddhist and actor Michael Imperioli win his round of the... read more »
March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of poems from Chinese Buddhist nuns spanning sixteen centuries. The selection below includes poetry from the early and mid-Ming Dynasty (1368-1600), and includes a biography of each poet.

One-Eyed Jingang....

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This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of poems from...

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March 31, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

With the subject being much-discussed (especially following the protest at Wisdom 2.0), The Guardian asks Thich Nhat Hanh this week if mindfulness is “being corrupted by business and finance?” There’s more to the article, but one statement from the revered Buddhist teacher is worth highlighting:

If you know...

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With the subject being ...

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