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LOVE This Quote from Karmapa on Relationships

 

While prepping the syllabus for my  fall online course via Interdependence Project, The Journey of Relationships, I came across this quote from the Karmapa (head of a major Tibetan Buddhist lineage) on his Facebook page about taking responsibility for our part in relationships:

Practicing Forgiveness - Part 2 of 2

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Is forgiveness a practice?  If so, how do we do it?   IDP's Senior Teacher, Ethan Nichtern, recorded live at Nalandawest in Seattle, leads a talk on how to use our practice to open our hearts and minds and practice forgiveness for ourselves and each other.

 

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Practicing Forgiveness - Part 1 of 2

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Is forgiveness a practice?  If so, how do we do it?   IDP's Senior Teacher, Ethan Nichtern, recorded live at Nalandawest in Seattle, leads a talk on how to use our practice to open our hearts and minds and practice forgiveness for ourselves and each other.

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Set Your Intention for 2013

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‎"Whatever we're doing could be done with one intention. That intention is that we want to wake up, we want to ripen our compassion, and we want to ripen our ability to let go. We want to realize our connection with all beings."  Pema Chodron

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Podcast: Setting an Intention for the New Year

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Buddhism's Good Rep

A new study reports that merely reading Buddhist terms in a word puzzle -- such as dharma, Buddha, and awakening -- increased the likelihood of "prosocial" behaviors among study participants, some of them familiar with Buddhism and others not.

Ethan Nichtern Interviews Dan Harris - Part 1 of 2

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In this week’s podcast Ethan Nichtern sits down and talks with Dan Harris.  Dan is a journalist for ABC News, meditator, and author of "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Really Works — a True Story.  In Part 1 Dan talks about what led him to start a meditation practice and why he decided to write a book about it.  This is part 1 of a 2 part interview.

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You Can't Win Meditation

We're entering heavy sports season here in the U.S., with the month-long college basketball championships wrapping up -- March Madness that now extends into April -- and playoffs looming for professional basketball and hockey, even as baseball opened its season Monday.

Cultivating Mindfulness - A Step by Step Guide

Excerpted from Life is Spiritual Practice by Jean Smith (Wisdom Publications, 2014).

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