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January 8, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Feeling stressed now that the holidays (and time off) are over? Sharon Salzberg has the secret to finding happiness at the Huffington Post. In addition, About.com is sharing how to work with your worry. Dosho Port is home due to the extreme cold, but not a cold, has some thoughts on sickness. Master Hsing... read more »
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January 8, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Praise and Prayer to Noble Avalokiteśvara Bringing Forth the Rains of Happiness and Well-Being

Homage to Ārya Lokeśvara The compassion of all the conquering buddhas of the ten directions, numbering as many as the atoms of the countless worlds, as deep as an ocean and attached, completely attached, to...

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January 7, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Dharma Connect: Meditation as Good as Medication for Mild Anxiety, Depression - A new study by Johns Hopkins University finds the 30 minutes of mindfulness meditation a day may relieve mild anxiety and depression -- as effectively as medication. (via the Interdependence Project) Dharma &... read more »
January 6, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Kunsang Dolma is kicking the new year off with an interview in The Tibet Post on her book, A Hundred Thousand White Stones Janice Lynne Lundy, founder of Meditate Like a Girl, answer the question "Why do I metta" at Shambhala SunSpace. Today is apparently the most depressing day of the year, and... read more »
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January 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

A profound and truly inspiring mini-film from Aeon magazine.

Path of Freedom

In the harsh environment of a Rhode Island men’s prison, fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of mindfulness meditation. The program is the work of former inmate Fleet...

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A profound and truly inspiring mini-film from...

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January 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Have you been following Wildmind Buddhist Meditation's 28-Day Meditation Challenge? Today's entry is focuses on dropping the "only" from your meditation practice. In New York and need something fun to do tonight? Visit the Rubin Museum for free art, music, and more. Buddhist Art News has more! James Ishmael Ford... read more »
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