Featured Articles and Journals: Paramitas

December 20, 2014
This has been a week of intense cookie-baking, which equates to infinite opportunities to see the dharma in action.
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December 16, 2013
Many platitudes about the holidays focus on the joy of giving.  Of course, ideas become platitudes by being generally true or at least by being generally accepted as true.  As a parent, I gain a great deal of joy from watching my children...
Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality, Science & Technology     Link
by Paul S
September 16, 2013
Sometimes we Westerners can get caught up in conflating Buddhism with sitting meditation, and then we become dismissive of other ways of practicing as if they are sub-par. I thought it was time to clear up for myself what chanting-based Nichiren...
Activism and Politics, Buddhism, Meditation Practice, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (4)     Link
June 29, 2013
The Buddha lists discipline as one of the six paramitas, or transcendent actions, that help us move toward enlightenment. It's not one that most people are eager to talk about. Discipline brings up fears of shame, blame, and deprivation. Buddhist...
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by Joren
February 28, 2013
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by Joren
February 14, 2013
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by Joren
January 17, 2013
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by Joren
December 20, 2012
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by Joren
December 6, 2012
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August 15, 2012
Is meditation relaxing?
Buddhism, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Link
by Joren
May 10, 2012
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by Joren
March 8, 2012
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by Joren
February 23, 2012
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by Joren
February 9, 2012
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October 3, 2011
In broad terms, the liberal versus conservative divide also characterizes the difference between Eastern and Western spiritual traditions. This is not to say that Western traditions focus on institutions while Eastern traditions focus on freedom....
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by Joren
September 29, 2011
 
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November 15, 2010
This weekend was a real one-two punch, a real dharma smackdown. A true Buddhist cage match. Sorry, but I'm running a little confused today, after Thursday's visit to Blue Cliff Monastery, on the Bodhisattva Vow with Roshi O'Hara,...
Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (1)     Link

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