Featured Articles and Journals: bodhisattva vow

March 18, 2013
Acharya Eric Spiegel, one of IDP's lineage mentors will be offering the refuge and bodhisattva vows at the New York Shambala Center, March 29th through 31st as a weekend retreat.
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May 5, 2012
For the rest of my lifetimes and Even beyond I vow to do my best to do no harm And in times of doubt i can think on the dharma And the enlightened ones who've graduated Samsara.
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April 14, 2012
If you do not give yourself peace, how can you share it with others? If you do not begin your peace work with yourself, where will you go to begin it? To sit, to smile, to look at things and really see them, these are the basis of peace work. Thich...
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March 31, 2012
We must not be cowed or intimidated by the weight of authority or traditions if we are to be enriched by them rather than be oppressed by them. Christina Feldman
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March 28, 2012
One day someone will write a history of this time and see how predictable it all was.   "Well of course they started meditating, Barack Obama was their president, and the shores were receding...they couldn't fake it forever."
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March 22, 2012
(follow Ethan on Facebook and Twitter)   Dear Friends, A historic event is coming up at the Interdependence Project on 4/7-4/8.  Acharya Eric Spiegel will be offering both the Refuge Vow and the Bodhisattva Vows for the first time ever to...
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February 23, 2012
Listen. That drill outside the window, They're fixing the street so it won't collapse under us. On the subway, a baby howls. Pull out your earbuds, Breathe in her high-pitched wails. The heart of the world is bleeding, and she can't shut the valves...
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May 17, 2011
    What does it mean to "give up" on someone?  Does it mean cutting them out of your life?  Does it mean living with them and hating everything they say and do?  Does it mean wishing they were someone...
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April 3, 2011
On multiple occasions this week I was asked, “What do you do?” during casual conversation or as a means of introduction. As a graduate student, this happens so regularly that I rarely think anything of it. We are constantly asked to...
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November 15, 2010
This weekend was a real one-two punch, a real dharma smackdown. A true Buddhist cage match. Sorry, but I'm running a little confused today, after Thursday's visit to Blue Cliff Monastery, on the Bodhisattva Vow with Roshi O'Hara,...
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November 10, 2010
Roshi Enkyo O'Hara (IDP lineage mentor and Soto Zen teacher extraordinaire) is going to be teaching on and offering the Bodhisattva Vow  this weekend at IDP. The Bodhisattva Vow is basically what crazy people do. We vow to completely...
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