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Sat, Jan 20, 2018 9:52:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Houston ChronicleA Buddhist psychiatrist's advice on facing trauma, troubles and TrumpHouston ChronicleA: I don't see conflict between Buddhism and the idea of letting go of yourself and letting God or Christ into your heart. The inner, subjective maneuver is very similar. Instead of identifying wholeheartedly with your own little ego, [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018 9:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
New York TimesWhen a Therapist Puts Buddhism Into PracticeNew York TimesThe psychotherapist Mark Epstein is known for lucidly mapping the ways in which Buddhism can enrich Western approaches to psychology. In his books, starting with the publication of “Thoughts Without a Thinker” in 1995, the philosophies and practices of ... [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018 5:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Mount Desert IslanderDialogue to explore Zen Buddhism, ChristianityMount Desert IslanderBAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Congregational Church pastor Rob Benson and Zen Buddhism teacher Laura Neal will have a conversation about Christianity, Buddhism and the state of religion today in the Deering Common Community Center at College of the Atlantic ... [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018 12:12:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Out MagazineNew Year, New Me's: An Essay on Bipolar Disorder, Buddhism & Joy BeharOut MagazineI too chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, and I'm supposed to do it twice a day, morning and night, because that's what Nichiren Buddhists do and, hi, I am a Nichiren Buddhist. I was introduced to Buddhist chanting a [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018 8:11:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The GuardianMist and mystique: Buddhism in Bhutan – in picturesThe GuardianHoly men. You can't talk about Bhutan without mentioning the Buddhist monks. Rooted in the culture, they play an important role in the country. Vajrayana Buddhism is the main religion here, introduced in the eighth century by Guru Padmasambhava ... [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018 12:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
HuffPostThree times as many Buddhists as Communists in China: Dalai ...HuffPostWhilst China technically remains a communist country, it has over the last two or three decades relaxed draconian Mao-era rules, for example by op...and more [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018 12:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Haaretz'I studied Christianity and Buddhism. They have no basis or reality ...HaaretzOren: It was my wife's first time in Amsterdam – I've been lots of times, I lived there for a year. It's a pleasure there, quiet, not too cold. What did you do in Amsterdam for a year? Oren: [...]
Sat, Jan 13, 2018 7:45:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Lion's RoarWhat can “Buddhist Bitcoin” show us about the future of Buddhism?Lion's RoarLast summer, a group of programmers proposed a new digital currency called “Karma Coin,” which — they suggested — could fix the essential pitfalls of organized religion. This raised a contentious question: could some technologies make Buddhism better [...]
Fri, Jan 12, 2018 7:52:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Berkeley part of new international Buddhist Studies networkUC BerkeleyUC Berkeley's Center for Buddhist Studies is part of a new international network of universities that is receiving $4.9 million to advance the study of Buddhism and East Asian cultures. Partners in the Tianzhu Global Network for the Study of Buddhist ... [...]
Tue, Jan 09, 2018 6:43:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The GuardianTake it from me, a Buddhist monk: cleaning is good for you | Shoukei ...The GuardianThe routines of sweeping, polishing and tidying have spiritual meaning, and you don't have to be religious to benefit from them, writes Shoukei Matsumoto of the Komyoji temple, Tokyo.and more [...]
Fri, Jan 05, 2018 4:42:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

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