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August 2017

We Can No Longer Tolerate the Intolerance

By | 2017-08-15T08:17:54+00:00 August 15th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Featured, News & Politics|

Lately it is all you hear about, whether gender-based, nationality, faith, or sexual orientation. The ‘anti’ talk comes from many sources, but right now there is one particular politician trumping out divisive language devised to prop up beliefs that one race, one religion (one country) is superior to all others.   By J.G. [...]

July 2017

The Passing of Buddhist Teacher Michael Stone & The Reason We Need to Talk More About It

By | 2017-07-22T10:46:12+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Featured, News & Politics, Yoga|

There's a huge tendency to think that Buddhist teachers are better than us (especially really talented teachers like Michael Stone) or that they're somehow beyond the problems that all human beings have. But they aren't. We're all human and we all have these frailties.   By Daniel Scharpenburg Michael Stone was a pretty [...]

The Darker Side of Meditation: Please Meditate Responsibly

By | 2017-07-03T08:10:27+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Featured, News & Politics, The Renegade Buddhist|

Despite all of the possible benefits of meditation, it's entirely possible for it to topple you into psychosis, especially if you push yourself too much.   By John Author For centuries, Zen teachers have told us that practice is about the Great Matter---life and death. Don't take that as hyperbole and gloss over [...]

June 2017

May 2017