Featured Articles and Journals: right livelihood

April 24, 2013
Lately I’ve been considering what next steps to take in my life.  I've been asking those big, annoying questions that I only half believe are valid, but that half is really loud and convincing. “What should I do (with my life)?”  I never...
Arts and Media, Buddhism     Comment (7)     Link
February 20, 2013
  I saw a great movie a few days ago called The Sessions, which is based on the true life story of a poet and journalist named Mark O'Brien, who died in 1999 at the age of 49. Polio left him paralyzed since he was a very young boy, so...
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December 29, 2011
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May 6, 2011
Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if a fictional Siddhartha was on his spiritual...
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March 28, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) I was recently listening to the latest meditation podcast from our friends at Buddhist Geeks, where they interviewed Rich Fernandez, Head of Learning and Organizational Development at eBay. Rich is a...
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March 25, 2011
Can a Buddhist be a bartender? What about a butcher? A Chris Brown-esque rapper? A superhero like Captain America? This meditating thing doesn't pay the bills so we have to do something for the green.  
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February 23, 2011
As a Buddhist UFC fan who's now in the MMA business, I check my thinking. Isn't ahmisa fundamental to Buddhism? Am I furthering violence in an interdependent world? A few thoughts:
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November 17, 2010
How do you make your living?  The traditional Buddhist Eight-fold path includes "right livelihood," instructing practitioners to stay clear of, e.g., business in meat, human trafficking,  war and...
Buddhism, Nutrition & Body Wellness, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (2)     Link
October 7, 2010
  A while back I investigated my life as a performer in film and television as it related to the Eightfold Path, and I promised myself I’d come back to it. The step that seemed to be the most complicated was that of Right...
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September 24, 2010
Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating?...
Activism and Politics, Buddhism     Comment (1)     Link

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