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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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June 20, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
June FPMT new is now available online! Catch Martine Batchelor discuss Buddhist ethics on the Middle Way Society Podcast. James Ishmael Ford was on the Unitarian Universalist live blog discussing Zen.
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June 19, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Negative Negativity - Sometimes a gentle and friendly slap in the face is precisely what we need to snap us out of the trance of negativity and allow us to see our situation and our world with sudden clarity. (Via the Interdependence Project Blog) Buddhist Geeks interviews Matt Bieber, an author,... read more »
June 18, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“In Buddhism, liberation is always from a state that needs healing and to a healed state of release and greater effectiveness. Buddha is viewed as like a physician; practitioners are like patients taking the medicine of Buddha’s teaching in order to be cured from a basic illness and to achieve a state of health...

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“In Buddhism, liberation is always from a state that needs healing and to a healed...

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