Featured Articles and Journals: Maitri

April 14, 2017
I was recently affected by a tragic act of violence that took the lives of two people I knew. We seem to hear about these kinds of incidents so often these days in America.
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January 28, 2013
Romantic love is a myth, perpetuated by Hollywood and a fascination with the idea that someone else will come along and save us from our suffering. Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown from Naropa University says romantic love has become like a...
Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality     Link
February 15, 2012
"We have been using the word 'love' to mean appetite or desire, as in 'I love hamburgers.' " - Thich Nhat Hanh
Arts and Media, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (2)     Link
September 6, 2011
 
Buddhism     Link
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. ...
Nutrition & Body Wellness     Comment (1)     Link
May 9, 2011
After an intensive day of Metta practice, I’ve become increasingly intrigued by the idea of what it means to extend lovingkindess to everyone, even if I think they’re a bastard.  Doing this is an essential part of Lovingkindness...
Buddhism     Comment (2)     Link
May 2, 2011
“In the Shambhala warrior tradition, we say you should only have to kill an enemy once every thousand years.” –Chogyam Trungpa So, Osama bin Laden is dead. We killed him. There really was no choice. We were clearly in an...
Meditation Practice     Comment (70)     Link

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