Featured Articles and Journals: refuge vow

April 2, 2013
  Last week was not so much fun, let me put it that way. In case you’re just tuning in now, I was struggling a great deal trying to figure out whether or not to take my Buddhist refuge vow this past weekend. Since the vow was taking place right...
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March 26, 2013
I’ve been practicing meditation since 2004. I’m aware of the major benefits that my practice and study have had on my life, and I feel good about taking refuge in the Three Jewels — the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. For the past few months, I’...
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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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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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