Featured Articles and Journals: Buddhist teacher

January 12, 2013
The Buddha -- who was reluctant to teach in the first place -- didn't set out to create Buddhism. I think he'd endorse using the path he laid out to find your own wisdom. But the path requires you to keep checking in, to see if your wisdom comes...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (5)     Link
September 19, 2012
Courtesy of our friends at the great magazine Shambhala Sun, Acharya
Activism and Politics, Buddhism     Comment (1)     Link
May 4, 2011
(Follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) Some people seem to just be grumpy, angry, mean ole crankypants. Some people who meditate on compassion also seem to be in a consistently bad mood. Even some Buddhist teachers just seem to have dour...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice     Comment (22)     Link
April 8, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) The budget battle in America has been interesting. My main interest - as a student of consciousness - is in the view of human nature on display in any argument, the ethical beliefs that lie underneath any...
Activism and Politics     Comment (20)     Link
March 27, 2011
  How do you know who is 'fit to teach'? Digging deeper into the question of (Buddhist) authority and knowledge.
Buddhism     Comment (2)     Link
February 24, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) IDP Lineage Mentor, Buddhist teacher, and author Sharon Salzberg, who will teach one of our core meditation retreats this Spring, was interviewed on ABC last week, and has been receiving a lot of good press...
Arts and Media, Buddhism     Comment (3)     Link
February 21, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) Over the weekend, while rereading the posthumously published  Smile at Fear by Chogyam Trungpa, I noticed something that I hadn't noticed before - Trungpa Rinpoche made reference in passing to...
Arts and Media, Buddhism     Comment (3)     Link
January 19, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) Senior Shambhala Buddhist teacher, musician/composer, father of the year 33 years straight, and futuristically intrigued David Nichtern is this week's Buddhist Geeks interview, which is consistently one...
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December 6, 2010
File this under: "Fairly-obvious-but-pretty-cool-anyway": According to a big NPR story making the rounds, breathing, and focusing on your breath, is really good for you. Check it out. I am quite happy that the health benefits and...
Buddhism, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Comment (1)     Link

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