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June 26, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Slow-Motion Satori - The Zen tradition’s “sudden enlightenment” may not be so sudden after all. (Via Tricycle) A Mindful Texting App For When “LOL” Won’t Cut It - This app helps you navigate tense texts. (Via Mindful) Mindfulness for kids - Why we should be encouraging young people... read more »
June 25, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Roshis Bernie Glassman and Eve Marko reflect on making peace for those living with trauma. Buddhism means different things to different people. Anne Battles finds it a way to connect with her father and stay centered. Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.... read more »
Roshis Bernie Glassman and Eve Marko reflect on ... read more »
June 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and then be content, society would be completely different. We would not be always tortured by fear and anxiety. We could just relax and be happy. Developing a sense of contentment is a precious gift.”

- His Holiness the Dalai Lama,...

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“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and then be...

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June 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Meditations Illustrated by Mike Medaglia

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June 23, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Koans may seem puzzling, but they are actually instruments to help us build stronger human connections, explains Melissa Myozen Blacker in Shambhala Sun. The Recorder has a story on our new book, Sit with Less Pain. You may not always have been mindful in college, but... read more »
Koans may seem puzzling, but they are actually instruments to help us build stronger human... read more »
June 23, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This month, our morsels will be focusing on healing, in honor of Bhante Gunaratana's new book, Meditation on Perception. Today's morsel comes from Laura S.'s 12 Steps on the Buddha's Path. Laura (a pseudonym) describes her own journey of recovery from alcoholism and marks out the path that allowed her to...

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This month, our morsels will be focusing on healing, in honor of Bhante Gunaratana's new...

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