Featured Articles and Journals: vajrayana

June 6, 2015
  Buddhism is often seen these days as a supremely rational philosophical system or belief system, depending on your stance. Investigate everything, the Buddha said. Do not believe anything just because I tell you it is so -- look into it for...
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August 18, 2014
Scientific research into meditation typically has focused on mindfulness meditation -- connecting to what's happening in the present moment, particularly the breath -- and has found that it calms the mind and the physical body, reducing the stress...
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April 23, 2014
A British woman is being held in a detention camp in Sri Lanka prior to being deported. Her offense? Having a tattoo of a buddha.
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February 3, 2014
Does Buddhism have a goth side? Take a look at Buddhist Hell, Buddhist vampires, thigh bone trumpets played in charnel grounds, and decide for yourself.
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by Paul S
September 4, 2013
Sometimes we Westerners can get caught up in conflating Buddhism with sitting meditation, and then we become dismissive of other ways of practicing as if they are sub-par. In my view, Buddhism is a journey of cultivating the heart, and towards that...
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by Paul S
May 7, 2013
When I began practicing Buddhism, I started attending a local Tibetan center because it was the only local center in which practices were conducted in English and where I, as a teenager from a poor family, didn't have to shell out much for...
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by Paul S
April 9, 2013
I spend a lot of time thinking about what people need from each other in order to feel connected, cohesive, and resilient.  Buddhism, historically, has not taken a developmental view of how we reach a healthy baseline of functioning in work,...
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July 23, 2012
How Patrul Rinpoche taught the Dharma, as told by Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche:
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September 26, 2011
Hello,   Please join me on October 20th at Pace University where my teacher Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche will give a teaching on "Enlightened Attitudes".  He is a holder of both a renown Tibetan lineage and a PhD from Harvard....
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August 16, 2011
"...you know our minds are pretty fixed, even if we’re basically nice people, our mind is set in its way with many layers of habitual tendencies. " - Acharya Eric Spiegel  
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October 19, 2010
Take a 2,600-year-old spiritual tradition from Asia and drop it into the blender of postmodern American consumer culture. Add science and multiculturalism to taste, and mix at Internet speed. This is 21st-Century Buddhism -- a weekly blog for the...
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