Featured Articles: October 2010

by ellen s
October 5, 2010
Jerry Kolber can't do his usual Wed. a.m. post here today, but I'm happy to report on an upcoming IDP event: As someone curious about Buddhism's Asian roots and imagery, I'm psyched to see John will be at the IDP on Friday night...
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by Brian
October 5, 2010
This week, Ethan Nichtern interviews Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. This is the second of a two part interview. 
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October 5, 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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October 5, 2010
This week let's investigate the Great Eastern Sun Artiness vs. Setting Sun Artiness of Sue Williams' mini-retrospective at 303 Gallery curated by Nate Lowman. I'm gonna post some photos of works and wait for your responses as per usual...
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October 4, 2010
As the new IDP blog is still in its infancy phase, and as some days we have a quote and others we have images or videos, I thought it best to rename this post the Daily connection. Let's talk about food politics shall we? Michael Pollan is the...
Activism and Politics, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Link
October 4, 2010
Kenneth Folk has me noting, noting, noting, and when I tell him I'm having trouble noting he tells me to note that too.  
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by Brian
October 4, 2010
This week, Ethan Nichtern interviews Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. This is the first of a two part interview. 
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by Lani
October 4, 2010
(IDP will be featuring community members' and IDP participants' experiences and thoughts on IDP classes and retreats. This is the first entry in this new series which will feature a new writer approximately 2-3 times a month.) by Nicole...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice     Link
October 4, 2010
Dropped my kids off at school this morning, watched them run off in the perfect Brooklyn drizzle and switched the satellite radio from the kid-approved hard rock station to Sirius XMU like any proper tattooed Brooklyn dad.  
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by ellen s
October 1, 2010
The tragic death of a Rutgers student, a freshman who killed himself after his sexual activity was internet broadcast by his roommate and a friend, has been impossible for me to ignore. The story really upset me. Sex and death will do that. Plus...
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October 1, 2010
"Equanimity is bigger than our usual limited perspective. It's like the vast mind that doesn't narrow reality into for-or-against, liking-or-disliking." - Pema Chodron  
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