Featured Articles: 2011 Events

November 23, 2011
I am so happy about starting up the Seattle Interdependence Project. I imagine a space where people can come to learn to work with their minds as I did a few years ago at IDP NYC. I am excited to be able to share this with the city that has...
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November 17, 2011
"...the root meaning of the word radical is just that...the root or origin of something. To be radical is therefore to go to the root of something. Radical is a method or approach to "knowing"...going beyond surface manifestations...
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November 12, 2011
"When I was quite young, living in Boulder, I was asked to teach a class, and it began. I honestly knew approximately zero at the time, but perhaps that was one approximation more than the next person, I suppose. In any case, it was the...
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September 10, 2011
"The sorrow of great and small losses is a river that runs in the underground of all of our lives," Roshi Joan Halifax writes. "When it breaks to the surface, we might feel as though only 'I' know this pain. Yet grief is a...
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March 19, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) According to Nasa, tonight's full "super moon" will be the largest since 1993, meaning the full moon is the closest to the Earth's surface in 18 years. Two analogies from Buddhism strike...
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March 15, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) I've been trying to follow the events in Japan while teaching a workshop on Fearlessness and emptiness up here at Karme Choling, a Shambhala meditation center in Vermont. It is amazing when reality pulls...
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March 5, 2011
As Americans we're used to thinking in terms of "Larger than Life", especially when it comes to the cinema.  I'm not just referencing the Backstreet Boys movie/song either; currently presiding over the Manhattan Bridge right...
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January 31, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) Sharon Salzberg rocks. Steadily and thoroughly. Once I had a baffling conversation with a Buddhist book editor where they claimed that there were already "so many" books about basic meditation...
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by ellen s
January 28, 2011
What big brains we have - they make our world. But what do we really know about them? And what do we know about our mind? Meditators know the mind doesn't equal the brain, but at the same time our particular expression of mind as we know it...
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January 7, 2011
This article was original published on Psychology Today by Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, who will be coteaching Buddhism and Psychology: Does East Meet West? at IDP, which can be attended in person, or remotely. Today in the Wall Street Journal, there is...
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