The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

The Wisdom Blog

February 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Exciting news from the Trace Foundation: they are “delighted to announce our support for a project at Asia Society this month. Monks from the Drigung school of Buddhism will construct a sand mandala over the course of five days, in conjunction with the opening of the Golden Visions of Densatil: A Tibetan...

read more »

Exciting news from the Trace Foundation: they are “delighted to announce our support for a...

read more »
February 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” - Mindful enlightens us on “The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.” Included: “Happiness is good for you, but not all the time; empathy ties us together, and can overwhelm you; humans are born with an...

read more »
February 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Hot off the press: Mike Medaglia’s latest gorgeous illustration features this truly eye- and heart-opening quote from Pema Chödrön.

©2014 Mike Medaglia

Hot off the press: Mike Medaglia’s latest gorgeous illustration features this truly eye- and...

read more »
February 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Ethan Nichtern at the Huffington Post share his thoughts as a Buddhist on the Superbowl. Speaking of the Superbowl, was Coco-cola's commercial a call for interfaith support? Shambhala Sun mourns the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, and includes links to Jenna Hollenstein's open letter to the actor and to her... read more »
Ethan Nichtern at the... read more »
February 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing heavily on the teachings of St. John of the Cross, and also drawing from the illuminating writings of Teresa of Avila, the authors here offer a masterful explication of a practice and path firmly grounded in the meditative technology of Eastern...

read more »

This week's morsel comes from Christian Insight Meditation. Drawing heavily on...

read more »
January 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Today is the 99th anniversary of Thomas Merton’s death. The Endless Further remembers the Christian monk. Getting steamed? The Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic has 5 mindful practices to handle your anger. February is Mindfulness Month! Take the mindfulness challenge with Tricycle.
Today is the 99th anniversary of Thomas Merton’s death.... read more »

Pages