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September 19, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

We begin our Teachings of the Buddha project in earnest today with an excerpt from the introduction to In the Buddha’s Words by Bhikkhu Bodhi. Ven. Bodhi describes why the Pali canon is so important and so difficult to curate.

Though his teaching is highly systematic,...

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We begin our Teachings of the Buddha project in earnest today with an excerpt from...

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September 18, 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.

Mandala reports on how the Sera Je Food Fund is helping improve the health of the monks at Sera Je Monastic... read more »

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

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September 18, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

We are pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2014, Wisdom Publications will be distributed by Simon & Schuster. For more information, read the full press release here.

We are pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2014, Wisdom Publications will be distributed...

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September 18, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“The most profound and effective way to overcome sloth and torpor is to stop fighting your mind. Stop trying to change things and instead let things be. Make peace not war with sloth and torpor.”—Ajahn Brahm, Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond

“The most profound and effective way to overcome sloth and torpor is to stop fighting your mind...

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September 17, 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.

Shambhala SunSpace, Monkey Mind, and Wildmind Buddhist Meditation all reflect on yesterday's... read more »

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

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September 17, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

We are proud to announce that over the next ten weeks, we will be sharing selected suttas from our Teachings of the Buddha series. These renowned translations from the Pali Discourses feature contributions of the American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi and are highly regarded by both scholars and general readers alike...

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We are proud to announce that over the next ten weeks, we will be sharing selected suttas...

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