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June 6, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Every Friday we post an image from the Wisdom collection we think can inspire and enliven our spirit.

Today’s image is one of Janet Brooke’s illustrations from Mishan’s Garden.

Every Friday we post an image from the Wisdom collection we think can inspire and enliven our...

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June 5, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

VIDEO: “I Think I Kill Pleasure”: Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness and Awareness ​(Mindful)

God or Human? - While Buddhism has a place for gods, the Buddha wasn’t exactly one of them. (Tricycle)

Intention of...

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June 4, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests. The Endless Further remembers that day and reflects on what Tiananmen Square means today. A new Miss Tibet has been crowned, and once more, she competed unopposed. David Rynick looks to his garden. The... read more »
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June 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

This week for Meditations Illustrated, the talented Mike Medaglia illustrates these words on the wisdom of patience and determination from Wisdom author Jane Dobisz, author of One Hundred Days of Solitude.

This week for...

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June 3, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
The Fourth Annual Tricycle | BuddhaFest Online Film Festival! Aerobics for the brain? Fitness experts praise mindfulness meditation (Via Wildmind) Spiritual but not Religious? Reason #9 Buddhism might be for you: “It’s open, progressive, and not institutional.” (Via Shambhala... read more »
June 2, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
3 Ways to Train the Compassionate Brain - Elisha Goldstein offers a mindfulness practice to boost compassion and reduce mind wandering. (Via Mindful) The Man-made Obstacle - Distinguishing between problems of human birth and problems of human making (Via Tricycle) Read a brief essay on the... read more »

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