Featured Articles: January 2011 Arts and Media

January 26, 2011
"..books can become merely a means to escape from reality...an excuse for not really making an effort to examine things in detail for oneself."
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January 21, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) Last night, Patrick Groneman and I grabbed some falafels and hung out after work at a small place we sometimes go after meditation class at IDP on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, The Three Monkeys. It...
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January 19, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) Senior Shambhala Buddhist teacher, musician/composer, father of the year 33 years straight, and futuristically intrigued David Nichtern is this week's Buddhist Geeks interview, which is consistently one...
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by Brian
January 18, 2011
This podcast features a lecture by Susan Piver titled "Love, Attachment, and Heartbreak: Is it Possible to Practice Dharma in Relationships?" It was recorded on January 13th, 2011 in New York City. Susan Piver has been a...
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by Joren
January 17, 2011
Blue Through the Grass                       this reflection is a shadow of the sky it is this body it is that body
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January 14, 2011
Follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter. What does a Buddhist guy do when his aversion to sentient beings is not due to thoughts, emotions, or klesha, but is due to a misbegotten immune system response known as allergies? You can have all the metta...
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by Brian
January 12, 2011
Why do we meditate? Why don't we meditate? How does it aid mental health and wellbeing? What are some of the common misconceptions of meditation? What does it really mean to practice meditation and study Buddhism? ID Project founder Ethan...
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January 11, 2011
I was waiting around for a friend one day and decided to spend the waiting time checking out The Last Newspaper at the New Museum. The show was so-so, and it's over now so you can't see it if you wanted to but you probably didn't b/c...
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January 5, 2011
Recently I was sent this NPR story from All Things Considered about how the American Psychiatric Association may drop narcissism from its list of recognized disorders, mainly due, to the fact that...well...narcissism is so widespread and...
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by Brian
January 4, 2011
Lodro Rinzler is a practitioner and teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. He currently serves as the Development Officer for Shambhala International and Interim Director of the New York Shambhala Center. Lodro’s column, What Would Sid...
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by ellen s
January 1, 2011
People sometimes ask me about Tibetan visualization practices in meditation. Since I don't really do them, I usually point them to YouTube or a couple of decent websites. Many folks consider visualization wildly exotic and foreign. I'm not...
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