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September 26, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“When we fall on the ground it hurts us, but we also need to rely on the ground to get back up.”—Kathleen McDonald, How to Meditate

“When we fall on the ground it hurts us, but we also need to rely on the ground to get back up...

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September 26, 2013
by Scott Edelstein

Today we have a special guest post from Scott Edelstein, author of Sex and the Spritual Teacher.

We’re in the midst of yet another wave of scandals involving sexual misconduct by Catholic priests and institutional misconduct by their peers and superiors.

What...

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Today we have a special guest post from Scott Edelstein, author of Sex and the Spritual...

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September 25, 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! Every weekday we'll be rounding up the latest posts in the digital world.

We're big dog-lovers at Wisdom, so this story from Beginner's Heart had us blubbering. Mandala has photos... read more »

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

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September 25, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Hell does not exist from its own side; the negative mind makes it up.”—Lama Yeshe, Becoming the Compassion Buddha

“Hell does not exist from its own side; the negative mind makes it up.”—Lama Yeshe, Becoming...

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September 25, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

The type of view that lies at the bottom of all affirmation of selfhood is called identity view (sakkāyadiṭṭhi). All views of self are formulated with reference to the five aggregates either collectively or individually. The suttas often mention twenty types of identity view, obtained by considering one...

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The type of view that lies at the bottom of all affirmation of selfhood is called identity view...

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September 24, 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! Every weekday we'll be rounding up the latest posts in the digital world.

Lorne Ladner, editor of The Easy Path, will be speaking at BuddhaFest on October 6 at noon! Herb Eko Deer weighs in... read more »

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

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