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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 Fourth Noble Truth: Suffering As A Resource" by Reginald Ray

2010 April 05

When we take our suffering seriously, contemplating it and experiencing it fully, fundamental transformation can occur.

"Buddhism and Relationships" by Susan Piver

2010 March 01

How do the Buddha’s teachings apply to love and intimacy? Susan Piver offers an interpretation.

 

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