Featured Articles and Journals: NYC

November 11, 2013
As you may know, this weekend Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche visited New York City.
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November 2, 2012
May I be of service today. My heart goes out to all beings affected by hurricane Sandy. I am displaced from my home for now like millions of others, yes millions. I am fortunate to have a warm place to stay, a hot shower and to have loved ones...
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October 31, 2012
  "'Trust yourself' doesn't mean 'believe your thoughts'.  It means to allow yourself to not know and don't fill it up with an opinion." Sokuzan Bob Brown
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October 31, 2012
There is nothing I can say or do here in this post that will help anyone in NYC. I am writing to consider how a Buddhist practice can be helpful today.
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June 20, 2012
by Patrick Groneman Saw this yesterday while walking back from an eye-exam.   It's a great example of how a word, when stripped of its cultural context can take on new meaning, and then be used over and over again, until that new meaning...
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April 4, 2012
..[T]his month, my effort is simply to do the homework, to do my best to avoid GM foods and see how it goes.   What extra planning is needed?  What foods should I avoid?
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March 26, 2012
Navigating the social and environmental landscapes impacted by our consumption is a bit like following a single, long piece of thread through a thick forest -- there’s no sense of when and where it might end, and who knows if you’ll ever go back to...
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October 17, 2011
The way protesters in NYC inter-act with the police has the potential to become a model for all the protests and occupations happening all over the globe, that's Interdependence in a nutshell.
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September 13, 2011
“What was it like to be on one of those planes or in one of those towers?  What was it like to be steering a jet towards our own death and the deaths of thousands of others?”
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August 17, 2011
A poem that came to me while on a subway ride on Monday...dedicated to all who aspire to an open heart in a hostile world....
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by Lani
April 12, 2011
A while ago, IDP's activism wing undertook an initiative to convince local stores and businesses in the East Village to give up the plastic bag convenience addiction. Pithily entitled "Back to the Sack," the real underlying goal of...
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by Lani
December 7, 2010
Last Friday my dear girlfriend lost her job. It was a fairly hostile and abusive working environment...and so...really...it was a good thing. But no work = waaaay less income, and so in a move of solidarity I convinced her that this was a perfect...
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