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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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October 4, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Morning’s sun loosens the hard ice; so the sound of a staff signals rescue by Jizo from the cycle of rebirth.” —Saigyo in Awesome Nightfall, by William LaFleur

“Morning’s sun loosens the hard ice; so the sound of a staff signals rescue by Jizo from the...

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October 4, 2013
by Kunsang Dolma
Kunsang Dolma, author of A Hundred Thousand White Stones, recently interviewed Tsering Tsomo, another extraordinary Tibetan woman, for Tibetan Women's Reality. We've included an excerpt of this powerful interview below.—Editor's Note   Every refugee has a story, but few of us have had to face the... read more »
Kunsang Dolma, author of A Hundred Thousand White Stones, recently interviewed... read more »
October 3, 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.

Can art ease your mind? Buddhist Art News thinks so. Congratulations to the Tsadra Foundation on their new website! In the Buddha's Words... read more »

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

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October 3, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Be at ease. Be still. Be vigilant. These three qualities of the body are to be maintained throughout all meditation sessions.”—B. Alan Wallace, The Attention Revolution

“Be at ease. Be still. Be vigilant. These three qualities of the body are to be maintained...

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October 3, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

Today’s selection fills in the gaps of Tuesday’s narrative with a detailed account of the bodhisatta’s practice of self-mortification, strangely missing from the previous discourse. This text also gives us the classic description of the enlightenment experience as involving the attainment of the four jhānas,...

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Today’s selection fills in the gaps of Tuesday’s narrative with a detailed...

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