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"Suffering Zen" by Susan Moon

2010 June 03

"Buddhist teachings are about suffering and the end of suffering, and Zen Buddhism, in particular, emphasizes sitting still in the midst of your suffering and just letting go," writes Susan Moon. But there are times when "letting go" can feel like an impossible task.

"Toward a Western Buddhism and Contemporary Dharma" by Lama Surya Das

2010 April 26

It has often been pointed out that historically whenever Buddhism has entered a culture, it has not only changed the culture, it has also been changed by it. Lama Surya Das identifies emerging trends of Western Buddhism and offers advice on beginning Dharma practice.

"Woman to Woman" by Sandy Boucher

2010 April 14

Sandy Boucher on her life and path in the Dharma as a student of pioneering meditation teacher Ruth Denison.

"A Personal Journey" by Alfred W. Kaszniak

2010 April 01

Our lives have many facets, reflecting our professional identity, our spiritual beliefs, our roles in our families, our personal hobbies and interests, and so on. How do we choose to blend or merge these often diverse aspects? Psychology professor and researcher Al Kaszniak shares his own story.

"A Life of One Piece" by Sharon Salzberg

2010 March 29

The threads of wisdom and compassion can sew our fragmented lives into one seamless whole.

"Why I Meditate" by Shane Hennesey

2010 March 11

When you feel truly connected to the world, real kindness emerges.

"Journey to Mt. Kailash" by Maia Duerr

2010 March 01

Twenty people, five weeks, dozens of yaks, and a sacred Tibetan mountain make for one unforgettable pilgrimage.

"Being Alone" by Barry Magid

2010 March 01

It’s important to remember that we all share common problems and difficulties, even when we feel as though nobody can relate to our particular situation.

 

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