Featured Articles and Journals: sangha

November 4, 2015
“Wounds still fresh, [my leg] isn’t quite ready to bear my weight. I typically walk with a brisk pace, but today my stride is necessarily deliberate…”  —Jamie Zimmerman
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July 20, 2015
I was fortunate to spend a week this month on retreat with a teacher who had kickstarted my personal exploration of the Buddhist path a few years ago. By then, I'd been studying Buddhism for a while, but it had been largely intellectual until I did...
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February 1, 2014
"That yoga article" featured in xo Jane earlier this week said much, much more than it meant to. 
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by Joren
August 2, 2013
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May 25, 2013
I was telling a Buddhist teacher about the latest drama in my life, and the farther I got into my twisted tale of miscommunication and projection, the bigger his smile got. "This is great!" he enthused. "You've got so much to work with!"
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by Joren
May 9, 2013
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April 4, 2013
Holy crap. It’s still cold outside. May I remind the seasons that it is now April, that flowers are waiting to bloom, children are ready to play outside and that all my sweaters are in dire need of cleaning.
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by Joren
December 6, 2012
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by Joren
November 22, 2012
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by Joren
November 1, 2012
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October 4, 2012
Sometimes I wonder how much longer I can get away with being a “new” meditator.
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by Joren
September 27, 2012
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August 27, 2012
"I can't even breathe the air without the help of other beings.."
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by Joren
August 23, 2012
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by Ngejung
August 17, 2012
  I started volunteering for the Interdependence Project out of a desire to help an organization that has helped me so much. IDP was my first exposure to Buddhism; last year, on my daily hour-long drive from Brooklyn to my college in...
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June 11, 2012
Break out your thinking caps and twitter fingers...
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April 15, 2012
Hi.  I'm skeptical.  Of a lot of things.  I am highly skeptical of people who do yoga.  Dreadfully skeptical of anyone who calls her/himself a Buddhist.  Rabidly skeptical of anyone who does anything I do.  Probably...
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February 10, 2012
Our goal is to create a beloved community, and this will require a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives. -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., May 4 1966
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December 14, 2011
What if all your heart ever did was break? What if it broke open so wide the whole world fell in?
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December 9, 2011
“Be patient toward all that is unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves…” - Rainer Marie Rilke.
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November 18, 2011
In order to feel compassion for other people, we have to feel compassion for ourselves. In particular, to care about people who are fearful, angry, jealous, overpowered by addictions of all kinds, arrogant, proud, miserly, selfish, mean, you have...
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by Joren
September 29, 2011
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September 23, 2011
Okay. So here’s the honest truth…my meditation practice stinks.
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by Joren
September 22, 2011
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