Awaken Spirit – Buddhism

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Adyashanti A Shift In Perception

May 14th, 2014|

Adyashanti:  Your version of reality is an illusion. It doesn’t exist outside your head. Enlightenment is just seeing things as they are-all that’s needed is a shift of perception. […]

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Don’t Shoot the Second Arrow!

April 11th, 2014|

by Susan Bernstein:  I recently learned a great question that’s reducing my need to complain or suffer, and I want to share it with you: […]

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Adyashanti Spiritual Addiction

March 19th, 2014|

by Adyashanti: A spiritual person can become addicted to spiritual highs and miss the experience of Truth. […]

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Jack Kornfield: Right Effort

February 14th, 2014|

by Jack Kornfield: The next three steps of the Eightfold Path have to do more with inner work of meditation than outer work of Right Livelihood and Right Speech, and so forth. […]

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Oprah Talks to The Dalai Lama

January 31st, 2014|

by Oprah:  He calls himself “a simple Buddhist monk”—a man who rises at 4 A.M. and spends hours each day in prayer and meditation. […]

Learning to Respond, Not React

December 16th, 2013|

Tara Brach:  When life doesn’t go our way, we often launch into a chain reaction of obsessive thinking, blaming and unpleasant emotions. […]

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December 4th, 2013|

by Sharon Salzberg: Faith is something very personally meaningful to me.  […]

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Adyashanti Complete Interview

November 23rd, 2013|

Spiritual teacher Adyashanti describes how in the development of human consciousness, there comes a shift from a sense of a separate self toward the experience of unity. […]

Preparing to Die

October 22nd, 2013|

Death is a journey into the unknown, but like any journey it goes better if you’re prepared.  […]

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Yoga Your Way Young

October 20th, 2013|

by Elmear Lynch:  What if the Fountain of Youth isn’t a miracle face cream or a new-wave plastic surgery procedure, but a five-step yoga routine developed 2,500 years ago? […]

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A Bridge Between Western Science and Eastern Faith

October 13th, 2013|

by Kim Severson:  Quantum theory tells us that the world is a product of an infinite number of random events. Buddhism teaches us that nothing happens without a cause, trapping the universe in an unending karmic [...]

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The Breath of Compassion: Pema Chodron

August 26th, 2013|

Pema Chodron:  by Tami Simon:  When many people are first introduced to tonglen, a Tibetan Buddhist practice for generating compassion, they find the technique […]

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At Home With the Dalai Lama

August 11th, 2013|

by Victor Chan:  Below, a letter to my daughters that first appeared in the September 2013 issue of Shambhala Sun magazine. […]