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February 20, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
About.com takes on the pitfalls of positive thinking. “He also seems to have delved deeply into the Theosophists, and shared their fascination with the spirituality of Tibet. One result of this study, and Scelci’s apparent inner mental shift, was his determination to remove the egocentricity of the composer.” Read more... read more »
February 19, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
The organizer of the Wisdom 2.0 protest demonstration shares why she and and the members of Eviction Free San Francisco took to the stage at Tricycle. James Ishmael Ford talks Buddhism, Unitarianism, and liberal religion at MonkeyMind. Confessions of a Teeth-Grinder. Frontline (the Indian newspaper) looks... read more »
The organizer of the Wisdom 2.0 protest demonstration shares why she and and the members of... read more »
February 18, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

io9 interviewed Michael LaTorra, a zen priest, about religion’s future.

io9: Before we look ahead, can you tell us how religion has changed in the past 150 years?

LaTorra: The old ways are dying. The largest world religions...

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io9 interviewed Michael LaTorra, a zen priest, about religion’s future.

io9... read more »
February 18, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

In clear and vivid language, Lao Tzu explains the crucial presence of emptiness in our existence for this week’s Meditations Illustrated by Mike Medaglia.

©2014 Mike Medaglia

In clear and vivid language, Lao Tzu explains the crucial presence of emptiness in our existence...

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February 18, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
There's a new book review feature at Sweeping Zen, and we're thrilled to see The Mindful Writer by Dinty W. Moore as one of new reviews. The New York Times has a wonderful article on the E. Gene Smith Library in China, and the journey it took to completion. Our friends at the Tibetan Buddhist Resource... read more »
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February 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
The Wisdom 2.0 conference began today, and we are happy to have two staff members attending! Learn more about the conference at The Huffington Post. Shambhala SunSpace has gathered advice and wisdom from their favorite contributors on love and relationships. Meditation Month with Brad Warner continues at ... read more »
The Wisdom 2.0 conference began today, and we are happy to have two staff members attending! Learn... read more »

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