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February 26, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
We know the Dalai Lama does not golf (thanks, ABC!), but does he ski? Slate offers a lovely portrait of taking to the slopes with His Holiness. Ancient Buddhist caves in China are in danger of eroding (via Buddhist Art News). Trust Shambhala SunSpace to find new and odd uses of “Zen” in advertising. His... read more »
We know the Dalai Lama does not golf (... read more »
February 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

VIDEO - Meditation: Conversations with Children. In her honest and insightful style, Lauren Mattia Levine at the Interdependence Project Blog explores the crossroads of parenting and practice.

“I am the Servant” - Lama Zopa Rinpoche offers a beautiful, bodhisattva-like prayer for...

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February 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

This week, the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates a quote on love from Kahlil Gibran.

©2014 Mike Medaglia

This week, the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates a quote on love from Kahlil Gibran.

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Are you looking for a vacation that combines waterslides and Hung King? Tricycle has found the place for you—a Buddhist-themed waterpark in Singapore. Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi breaks down the Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL pipeline at Truthout. James Ishmael Ford also takes a look at science and how we react to... read more »
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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy classics including Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day, has died today from complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. Ramis became a Zen Buddhist in his adulthood, and cited his practice as influential to his work. The ...

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Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy classics...

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break. Using vignettes and anecdotes from his own life—as well as quotations drawn from sources as varied as the Bible, Yiddish aphorisms, and stand-up comedy—Zen teacher and Unitarian Universalist minister James Ishmael Ford shares...

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This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will...

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