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Mindfulness of breath

Mindfulness of breath

Taming the wild mind is a difficult task and it’s one of the primary reasons why meditation focuses so consistently on the breath....
April 25, 2008 × 1 comment

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EMBRACE THE FOOL: To see the world you want to see

EMBRACE THE FOOL: To see the world you want to see

“If at first an idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” — Albert Einstein Ideas often get laughed at or feared before...
April 13, 2008 × 1 comment

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TIMELESSNESS: Meditating with the Buddha in the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya

TIMELESSNESS: Meditating with the Buddha in the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya

After spending the summer living and working at the Shambhala Mountain Center. I didn’t get a chance to return for three months after...
March 14, 2008 × 1 comment

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RECLAIMING GOD: The experience of Oneness at kirtan

RECLAIMING GOD: The experience of Oneness at kirtan

My disillusionment with the Catholic Church set in as a child and culminated when I stopped going to church as a teen. The Church posed...
January 10, 2008 × 1 comment

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SPIRITUAL IDENTITY: A Christian’s reinterpretation of his religion

SPIRITUAL IDENTITY: A Christian’s reinterpretation of his religion

Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) regularly reminds his students to not abandon their original spiritual tradition in favour of his mindfulness...
December 29, 2007 × 1 comment

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CULTIVATING ALTRUISM: The Dalai Lama on compassion and altruism

CULTIVATING ALTRUISM: The Dalai Lama on compassion and altruism

The basic sources of happiness are a good heart, compassion, and love. If we have these, even if we are surrounded by hostility, we...
June 10, 2007 × Comments are Disabled

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