Featured Articles and Journals: Friendship

August 11, 2015
Saddled with backpacks, duffle bags, and pillows, the teens shuffle up to the table one by one to register for their weeklong meditation retreat. Their eyes flicker with hope and fear as they alternately scan their peers and stare at the floor,...
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August 20, 2014
May you be happy. May you be safe. May you have ease. May you be loved.
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by Joren
May 9, 2013
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by Lani
February 14, 2013
It's been a strange morning. A searching through Rumi quotes to send to loved ones in observance of Valentines. And a heartbreaking encounter made more so by the stories I've piled upon it. Simply stated, Lani's spent the bulk of this morning...
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July 9, 2012
Before I became a Buddhist, I had a good life: beautiful girlfriend, lots of friends, money to burn, interesting career... but even rockstars, who are supposed to have it all, often feel a profound sense of emptiness. I was no rock star, but ...
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by Joren
May 30, 2012
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February 15, 2012
"We have been using the word 'love' to mean appetite or desire, as in 'I love hamburgers.' " - Thich Nhat Hanh
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by Joren
October 13, 2011
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by Joren
September 29, 2011
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by Joren
September 8, 2011
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September 7, 2011
Most of my learning lately has been in the form of acceptance, especially around my friendships. It has been radical to see some of my expectations drop and to see how easily they arm themselves, causing me to dismiss the humanity of the other...
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July 12, 2011
There’s this girl, or rather I should say there’s this woman.  She’s not perfect, but just like all other sentient beings she wants to be happy.  Sometimes she goes about her pursuit of happiness in funny ways. ...
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by mahoK
July 11, 2011
A few weeks ago, I received an email from my best friend in Japan. We’ve known each other since middle school where everyday was filled with shrieking laughter and endless gossip. We went to the same college, where she studied economics; I...
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February 7, 2011
We spiritual seekers want to open our hearts.  Whether we practice heart opening on our yoga mats or loving-kindness meditation on our cushions, we know that the heart is integral to spiritual awakening.  But wanting to give and receive...
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by Lani
December 30, 2010
If you haven't read the Time article on Zuckerberg, here's another interesting quote. Are friendships the primarly way you navigate through the world?

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