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October 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
Tricycle has a new video of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche teaching at the Garrison Institute on taming the mind and ridding ourselves of unhealthy habits.... read more »
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October 30, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Although it is difficult to bring about the inner change that gives rise to compassion, it is absolutely worthwhile to try.”—His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Business and the Buddha

“Although it is difficult to bring about the inner change that gives rise to compassion, it is...

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October 30, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

Today's selection comes from the Mahādukkhakkhandha Sutta or The Greater Discourse on the Mass of Suffering. Here the Buddha explains the full understanding of sensual pleasures, material form, and feelings. The major portion of the sutta is devoted to an examination of the dangers in sensual pleasures. It begins...

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Today's selection comes from the Mahādukkhakkhandha Sutta or The Greater Discourse...

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October 29, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
The Benefits of a Productive Cocoon: Mindful has a piece from Daniel Goleman looks at why we need to carve out uninterrupted time if we want to be more satisfied with our work. ... read more »
October 29, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“No matter how hard you pursue pleasure and success, there are times when you fail. No matter how fast you flee, there are times when pain catches up with you.”—Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, Mindfulness in Plain English

“No matter how hard you pursue pleasure and success, there are times when you fail. No matter...

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October 29, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

This week’s theme from The Teachings of the Buddha is “Deepening One's Perspective on the World.”—Editor’s note

In interpreting suttas, we have to take account of the circumstances under which they were spoken and the persons to whom they were addressed. During the course of his long...

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This week’s theme from The Teachings of the Buddha is “Deepening One's Perspective...

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