Featured Articles and Journals: humor

September 11, 2014
[While I attend a dance class, my three-year-old updates my Twitter feed, above.] A funny thing happened on the way to handing my phone over to my children: I realized I'm attached to the belief, my belief, that putting my kids (or any kids, for...
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September 4, 2014
We don't practice to become better meditators – we practice to become better people. We practice like a doctor practices medicine and like a basketball player practices free throws. We show up for practice, even when it seems silly. We practice like...
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August 6, 2014
Decades ago, a generation of filthy hippies embraced watered-down Eastern spirituality as part of their foul-smelling, communal-living, trail-mix-scarfing quest of self-discovery.
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June 18, 2014
And so it begins.   Turn off your mind, eh? We have a lot of documents to sort through, pal, and it's not going to wait.  
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March 8, 2013
Last week I went to see Fran Lebowitz in conversation with Harvard psychology Professor Steven Pinker as part of the Rubin Museum's Brainwave Series. Fran is an icon of the New York curmudgeon variety, and she's known for her observations. In...
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January 23, 2013
[source: xkcd]
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May 19, 2012
The definition of art, from this point of view, is to be able to see the uniqueness of everyday experience. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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September 16, 2011
The World as You Know It is a Hologram of Sound by Esquivel, Godlewski, Cody and Barajas
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September 6, 2011
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August 14, 2011
June 1, 2011
When I asked my teacher for advice on dealing with my particular brand of suffering, he suggested the following: try laughing at it as it arises. The suggestion took me by surprise. Sure, the Buddha is often depicted as smiling and laughing, but I...
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March 29, 2011
Buddhist Concept of the Day: Ayatana Trapped [via xkcd]
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by Lani
January 6, 2011
Occasionally, I've noticed that my humor is a bit inaccessibly Buddhist leaning. Let me explain. For instance, last year I had a particularly rough day and set my Facebook status update to "Kicking it with Samsara. Homies till the end yo...
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October 27, 2010
  "Play is literally an opportunity for re-creation - an opportunity to re-create yourself. When you play with abandon, you enter into the present moment."
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