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March 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered opening prayers at the US Senate today. Shambhala SunSpace has the video. Gentrifying the dharma: How the 1 percent is hijacking mindfulness Don’t They Know? - Poet Mark Doty reflects on loss, grief, and attention at the Tricycle Blog
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March 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Journey of the Blue Buddha (2006, Canada, Tetsuya Itano and Aerlyn Weissman, 47 min)Wednesday, April 2, 1 pm, $15, free for Museum membersWith its message of natural healing, human connection and right living, Tibetan medicine is all the more precious for having nearly been lost.

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March 5, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
The happiest man alive, Matthieu Ricard, has a new TED Talk on what else—happiness! Find a link to his talk and a teaching at Shambhala SunSpace. His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be leading the United States Senate in prayer tomorrow. Via Huffington Post. The Los Angeles Times summarizes a new JAMA report... read more »
The happiest man alive, Matthieu Ricard, has a new TED Talk on what else—happiness! Find a link to... read more »
March 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
The Heart of Mindfulness - Marina Illich writes, “A Sioux saying has it that the longest journey we’ll ever make is the journey from our head to our heart. As an Ivy League-trained academic, some part of me still winces when I hear this kind of adage, thinking it sounds a bit trite or misguided. But if there’s one... read more »
March 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

By Barbara Bonner. Reposted from The Huffington Post.

In our contemporary culture, it is all too common to equate generosity with giving away material goods and money - usually lots of money. But there are thousands of stories of people, who are neither wealthy nor famous, whose lives have been transformed, often...

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March 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The wonderful enoughness of reality is revealed in haiku form for this week’s Meditations Illustrated by Mike Medaglia.

The wonderful enoughness of reality is revealed in haiku form for this week’s Meditations...

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