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February 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Shambhala SunSpace has gathered some of their articles and essays by Alice Walker in honor of her profile on PBS's American Masters. Mind Deep reflects on Thanissaro Bhikkhu and learning from your past. The urn containing what many believe to be the Buddha's remains has been recovered in Cambodia after... read more »
February 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Is the Mind-Body Problem a Problem at All? - It’s a dichotomy often discussed in Buddhism: body and mind. How can mind arise from matter? Is mind reducible to matter? Does matter determine mind? Rick Hanson, PhD, explores these questions at the Wildmind blog.

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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...

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

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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...

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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.

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

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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 »
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