Awaken Spirit – Buddhism

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The Dharma of Liberation: An Interview with Sharon Salzberg

December 14th, 2021|

Tricycle: In Europe we haven’t had the experience that you have had in America of teachers reaching considerable peaks of eminence both in the Buddhist world and in some senses, the broader culture, and then falling [...]

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Generosity’s Perfection

December 14th, 2021|

Giving up, giving in, just plain giving—Sharon Salzberg says that’s the truly transformative experience. […]

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The Cultivation of Courage

December 14th, 2021|

by Sharon Salzberg: I have traveled around this country on book tours fully five times in the past five months. […]

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The Cure for Craziness

December 14th, 2021|

There’s only one way to save your sanity in this speeded-up, lunatic world. Patience, says Sharon Salzberg. […]

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Wishing Well

December 14th, 2021|

Learn to rejoice in the good fortune of others and your own happiness multiplies – it’s the best cure for envy. […]

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Why Tibet Matters So Much

December 11th, 2021|

by Robert Thurman: At times like these, I often wonder what normal people might think about the strange behavior of the Chinese government when the Dalai Lama looms on the horizon. […]

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Seeing the Light

December 11th, 2021|

by Deborah Solomon: Robert Thurman, As a professor of Buddhist studies at Columbia University and the first American to be ordained as a Tibetan monk, you don’t need to be reminded that the people of Tibet want [...]

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A friend’s view of the Dalai Lama

December 11th, 2021|

4/23/11 Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman (Uma’s dad) has been pals with his Holiness for nearly 50 years. They’ll meet again soon in Southern California, where both are scheduled to speak. […]

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Showing Up – Arjuna Ardagh

December 11th, 2021|

by Arjuna Ardagh: We just completed a one-week Radical Brilliance Laboratory near Freiburg in Germany… […]

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Message From Goenka

December 4th, 2021|

Satya Narayan Goenka:  Dear Travelers on the Path of Dhamma, Be happy!  Keep the torch of Dhamma alight! […]

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Universal Spirituality for Peace

December 4th, 2021|

The following is the complete text of the address given by Mr. Satya Narayan Goenka on Tuesday, 29 August 2000 in the United Nations General Assembly Hall to the participants of the Millennium World Peace Summit. [...]

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On The Subject of Happiness

December 4th, 2021|

The following is the general text of Mr. Satya Narayan Goenka’s remarks at one of the panels of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January, 2000 on the subject of “What is Happiness? Is [...]

  • After training in biochemistry at the Institute Pasteur, Matthieu Ricard left science and moved to the Himalayas to pursue happiness and became a Buddhist monk.

Neuroscience and Meditation

December 3rd, 2021|

August, 2009 Matthieu Ricard has been a key contributor to the increasingly fruitful dialogue between scientists and spiritual practitioners, and a regular subject for scientific experiments on meditation. […]

  • Matthieu Ricard After training in biochemistry at the Institute Pasteur, Matthieu Ricard left science and moved to the Himalayas to pursue happiness and became a Buddhist monk.

The Future Doesn’t Hurt. Yet.

December 3rd, 2021|

by Matthieu Ricard: When, in the early morning, I sit in the little meadow in front of my hermitage on a quiet hilltop, […]

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After Awakening

November 30th, 2021|

Adapted from a talk by Roshi Robert Althouse: Faith, practice, and enlightenment in Zen master Dogen’s Genjokoan… […]

  • Roshi Joan Halifax Zen Buddhist roshi, Joan Halifax is an ecologist, anthropogist and civic rights leader, but she is mostly known for her compassionate work with the terminally ill. She is the director of the project Being with Dying that helps caregivers cope with death and dying.

The Lucky Dark

November 23rd, 2021|

Joan Halifax Roshi:  A guide to allowing a gentle and meaningful death for our loved ones and for ourselves. […]

  • Khandro Thrinlay Chodon A lay Buddhist practitioner, Khandro-la brings her wisdom of her ancient lineage and tradition alive in a modern world through her global retreats and teachings.

Words from Khandro-La

November 12th, 2021|

by Khandro Thrinlay Chodon: What makes you happy? I encourage each of us to take a close look at all the things in our lives we have tried to make us happy and then answer [...]

That Which Always IS

October 19th, 2021|

If you’re familiar with Tolle, then Adyashanti is someone you’ll like. I’ve listened to “Spontaneous Awakening” a few times already. […]

The End of Suffering – Thich Nhat Hanh

October 17th, 2021|

Thich Nhat Hanh:  From ´Graceful Passages `featuring a collection of various spiritual teacher from several religions, talking and giving advice to the dying. […]