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"Birthing and Blooming: Reflections on the Third Noble Truth" by Mushim Ikeda-Nash

2010 April 09

"Amidst the heat and tumult of family life," writes meditation teacher Mushim Ikeda-Nash, "I’ve had to radically redefine what “peace” and “inner peace” mean. In fact, it was my son, when he was around twelve, who helped me figure it out. 'Don’t confuse inner peace with enlightenment,' he said. 'Inner peace is a feeling, but enlightenment is clarity and understanding. It can include inner peace but it is much more.'"

"The Buddha's Coming: A Trip to Lumbini" by Joseph Bengivenni

2010 March 10

A visit to the Nepali village of Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.

The Dalai Lama: "On Buddha Nature"

2010 March 09

"Future, everything depends on your own shoulder. Buddha’s responsibility is just to show the path, that’s all."

 

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