Faith: Buddhist

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    The widespread crisis in Japan is marked by ongoing relief efforts and acknowledgment of the impermanence of life. More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments (1)

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    “Just sit down and feel your breath,” suggests teacher and author Sharon Salzberg. “We tune in, we connect, we come back.” More

    February 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

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    “Through the regular practice of meditation we discover the real happiness of simplicity, of connection, of presence.” Read excerpts from Sharon Salzberg’s new book “Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation.” More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments (1)

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    “I think there is something beautiful and magnificent in silence,” says meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. “Meditation opens up our attention so we can see things differently.” More

    February 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

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    The New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care is training chaplains, caregivers, and health care professionals in how to listen to patients and lighten the burden of their suffering. More

    November 12, 2010 | Comments (7)

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    “As the mind becomes a little more quiet the sacredness of everything, within and without, becomes clear,” says Norman Fischer, who has been teaching meditation for more than thirty years. More

    June 25, 2010 | Comments (11)

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    Engaged Buddhism means “you must confront social suffering,” says Thai scholar and activist Sulak Sivaraksa, “and people suffer now because of the environment.” More

    January 15, 2010 | Comments (10)

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    They were legendary warriors, and martial discipline or "action meditation" is their path to spiritual enlightenment.

    January 30, 2009 | Comments (12)

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    The Dalai Lama leads one of the four schools, or denominations within Tibetan Buddhism. The 23-year-old Karmapa Lama leads another. His supporters believe he may one day succeed the older man as Buddhism's leading international voice.

    July 11, 2008 | Comments (6)

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    Read more of the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly interview with Tu Weiming, professor of Chinese history and philosophy and Confucian studies at Harvard University.

    June 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

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