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October 8, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“We may need permission, from time to time, to allow ourselves to relax, to not be so hard on ourselves—to simply be at ease and happy. We need to learn to be kind to ourselves.”—Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Medicine & Compassion

“We may need permission, from time to time, to allow ourselves to relax, to not be so hard on...

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October 8, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

This week’s theme from The Teachings of the Buddha is “Approaching the Dhamma.”—Editor’s note

One of the most distressing predicaments any earnest, open-minded spiritual seeker might face is the sheer difficulty of choosing from among the bewildering diversity of religious and spiritual...

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This week’s theme from The Teachings of the Buddha is “Approaching the Dhamma.”—...

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October 7, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want to make sure you know about it! Here's the latest from the digital world.

Buddhist Peace Fellowship explains how to use the right speech in your social activism. Over at LinkedIn, Daniel Goleman writes on... read more »

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want...

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October 7, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Today’s morsel comes from No River to Cross, a collection of teachings by the late Zen Master Daehaeng. In this selection, Zen Master Daehaeng writes on the link between “questioning” and “enlightenment”.

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Today’s morsel comes from...

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October 7, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“All subjects and objects in the dream can be transformed. In dream yoga you may take a hundred things and transform them into just one, or take one thing and multiply it by a hundred. This is the  practice that Milarepa did during the waking state, when he emanated innumerable forms of a certain object. In one particular account...

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“All subjects and objects in the dream can be transformed. In dream yoga you may take a hundred...

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October 4, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want to make sure you know about it! Here's the latest from the digital world.

Tara Brach writes on kindness at Wildmind Buddhist Meditation. At Elephant Journal, a mother finds a way to meditate with Dr. Suess. ... read more »

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want...

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