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June 2017

Fighting Buddha {Book Review}

By | 2017-06-29T07:57:27+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Arts, blog, Buddhism, Featured, Tales of a Gonzo Buddhist|

Mr. Eisenberg has had bad experiences. He’s been led astray by teachers, seen disgusting martial-arts snake oil sold as legitimate self-defense, and watched Buddhist leaders acting badly, practicing the opposite of what they preach. He doesn’t call anyone out by name, but he writes extensively of the misdeeds and charlatanism he’s witnessed over the [...]

Dear Vegans: Please Step Off the Soap Box & Lead by Example

By | 2017-06-27T21:40:39+00:00 June 27th, 2017|blog, Environment, Featured, Health and diet, Right Livelihood|

I’m open to inspiration from everywhere, but if there’s an agenda of conversion, of righteousness, of persuasion, of doing the old soapbox dance...I’m gone. By Drew Tapperman More than 20 years ago, I spent six-years on an Israeli kibbutz---the last three of them as a full-time dairy farmer. I took pride in it and learned everything except [...]

The Faces of Meditation: Carol Reedy Rogero

By | 2017-06-24T11:30:14+00:00 June 24th, 2017|blog, Featured, The Faces of Meditation, Yoga|

  By Carol Reedy Rogero If it's pre-sunrise on Sunday morning or any summer/vacation morning you'll likely find me headed to meditate at my church/pharmacy, the beach. I live about 13 miles away from the Atlantic Ocean, yet when I close my eyes I clearly hear its call from across the causeway---the rhythmic crashing of the [...]

The Story of Shantideva & How He Dealt with Bullies

By | 2017-06-22T08:14:28+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Featured, Striding Through The Universe|

We might like to believe that Buddhist monasteries in India in the 8th century weren't political, but they were, just like every other human institution throughout life.   By Daniel Scharpenburg   “May the blind see the forms, May the deaf hear sounds. May the naked find clothing, The hungry find food; May [...]