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November 2016

Buddha Tells Us to Calm The F*ck Down & Sh*t.

By | 2016-11-17T08:37:30+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Beginner Meditation, blog, Buddhism, Featured, The Ramblings of a Tattooed Buddhist|

I was a little shocked, but probably no more than the average person that meets me and finds out that I am Buddhist. I don't fit the stereotypical, white, hippie, vegan image that most people imagine. By Ty H. Phillips   The job I was working last month quickly dried up. His recent hires, [...]

October 2016

September 2016

Confession: I Don’t Do Visualization Meditation.

By | 2016-10-14T07:47:36+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Beginner Meditation, blog, Buddhism, Striding Through The Universe|

By Daniel Scharpenburg I attend a local Rime (nonsectarian) Vajrayana Buddhist Temple and I love it. I go to as many events and retreats as I can, and I volunteer for a few duties, including teaching classes. My community means a lot to me. This means I’ve been on retreats with Vajrayana teachers multiple times [...]

August 2016

March 2016

In Honor of Food.

By | 2016-10-14T07:48:29+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Beginner Meditation, blog, Environment, Wellness|

By Peter Schaller Last Tuesday was a long, exhausting day. I spent the entire day in the field, working with small farmers to identify areas on their dusty properties for reforestation. The day was full of climbing and descending the mountains in this arid region of Matagalpa, Nicaragua. At lunchtime, I had managed to sneak [...]

February 2016

Quit Trying Not to Think So Much.

By | 2016-10-14T07:48:38+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Beginner Meditation, blog, Buddhism, Buddhism for Dudes|

  By Gerald "Strib" Stribling *This is the second installment of Gerry Stribling’s “Freedom from Fear” series, exclusively for The Tattooed Buddha “They” say that coloring in an adult coloring book is as good for you as meditation. They are right. I color myself. I’m into intricate mandalas and florals. I have an erotic coloring [...]

December 2015

Being Diligent: I Could Meditate or I Could Check Facebook, Watch TV, (Fill in the Blank…).

By | 2016-10-14T07:49:02+00:00 December 27th, 2015|Beginner Meditation, blog, Buddhism, Featured|

  By Daniel Scharpenburg   "Diligence means joy in virtuous ways. Its contraries have been defined as laziness, An inclination for unwholesomeness, Defeatism and self-contempt." -Shantideva, The Way of the Bodhisattva   Diligence is an important concept in meditation practice. Actually it's important to all aspects of the Buddhist path, but I'm going to talk [...]

November 2015

October 2015

This is the Meaning of Practice.

By | 2016-10-14T07:49:53+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Beginner Meditation, blog, Featured|

  By Tammy T. Stone   I haven’t seen her in years---a feisty, mama-bear, older woman selling books to tourists in a sleepy Thai town by a river. Kanchanaburi is not far from Bangkok, famous for its River Kwai and immortalized in the movie “The Bridge on the River Kwai,” inspired by the horrible events [...]