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July 15, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, Mike Medaglia illustrates an idea that can be truly life-changing.

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated,...

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July 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Can mindfulness help you quit smoking? New research says yes! NPR looks at how Buddhism can work with science, as opposed to some conservative Abrahamic traditions. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Bernie Glassman, and others will be at the Garrison Institute for a workshop entitled “... read more »
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July 11, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Toni Bernhard speaks with Meditate This! on navigating through joy and sorrow. Voice of America interviews Kunsang Dolma on her hard struggle as a refugee. Tickets are now on sale for His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visit to Boston this October!
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July 9, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Who are the men and women dressed as monks an nuns in New York City? The New York Times investigates (but learns little) Sylvia Boorstein writes on developing insight at Shambhala SunSpace. FPMT has announced the very worthy winners of their Merit Box Grants Awards... read more »
Who are the men and women dressed as monks an nuns in New York City?... read more »
July 8, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Dharma Connect: A Shocker -- We Don't Like to Be Alone with Our Thoughts - Researchers at the University of Virginia found that two-thirds of men and one-quarter of women were so averse to sitting with only their thoughts for 15 minutes that they chose to administer an electric shock to themselves that they'd... read more »
July 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Stories of the Lotus Sutra by Gene Reeves. In this book, Reeves presents the most memorable and remarkable of the Lotus Sutra's many stories and parables, along with a reflection on them in an accessible, inspiring, and naturally illuminating way. In the selection below, he looks at a...

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This week's morsel comes from The Stories of the Lotus Sutra by Gene Reeves. In this...

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