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March 20, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Abusing the Buddha: How the U.S. Army and Google co-opt mindfulness - The military and massive corporations teach -- and harm -- Buddhist practices rooted in ethics and nonviolence. One writer at Salon is “worried about the secularization of these practices that were once rooted in ethics and nonviolence in... read more »
March 19, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Wisdom author Pilar Jennings joins Polly Young-Eisendrath for a conversation on therapy, mindfulness, and the student-teacher relationship at Tricycle's new feature “Enlightening Conversations.” Koans or sermons: which is better to study? The Zennist weighs in. Congratulations to Daniel Goleman who was recently... read more »
Wisdom author Pilar Jennings joins Polly Young-Eisendrath for a conversation on therapy,... read more »
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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