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Noah Levine’s Engaged Buddhism

Noah Levine’s Engaged Buddhism: On Meeting War with Transformation; the war within and collective wars.

2014/12/25 · Leave a comment

Cherish All Beings

Let none through anger or ill-will Wish harm upon another. Even as a mother protects with her life Her child, her only child, So with a boundless heart Should one … Continue reading

2014/12/23 · Leave a comment

Bring Back the Wandering Retreat

The best retreat I have gone on was not at a fancy, expensive retreat centre at an exotic location. It was the bicycle tour that I did by myself in … Continue reading

2014/12/20 · Leave a comment

Everything is Lost in Love

Enjoy this beautiful doha based on a poem by 13th century female mystic Hadewijch of Antwerp. In this doha, Hadewijch speaks of being a slave of love. I do not know … Continue reading

2014/12/09 · Leave a comment

10 Principles of Our Radical Rebirth as Buddhist Activists

Posted by: Katie Loncke Posted date:  October 29, 2013 In:  Articles | comment : 14 BPF’s recent “radical rebirth” is more than just a slogan. It’s an exciting and daunting project for us, and for the great people … Continue reading

2014/12/07 · 2 Comments

Do Bodhisattvas get Angry?

Do Bodhisattvas get Angry? A Response to the Killing of Eric Garner. Via Rev. M. Jamil Scotton Dec 5, 2014 As the devastating news of the lack of justice in … Continue reading

2014/12/07 · Leave a comment

Who is Tara? Indic Hindu and Buddhist Origins

I am exploring the origins of the Tara cult in India, both in Hindu and Buddhist cults. The Hindu origin of Tara seems to be that she is one of … Continue reading

2014/12/05 · 1 Comment

Thay: In Love with the Earth

  Posted on August 1, 2014 by 1earthsangha To transform our relationship with the Earth, we need to begin from a place of love, writes Zen master, poet, and peace and human rights … Continue reading

2014/12/04 · Leave a comment

Thich Nhat Hanh: Only Love Can Save Us from Climate Change

 Thich Nhat Hanh: we must look beyond our seperate selves to save Mother Earth from climate change. Photograph: AP Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers, … Continue reading

2014/11/28 · Leave a comment

A Lone Buddhist Manifesto

As a trans-queer Buddhist, I find that I must walk the path of the outcaste, the radical faerie, the siddha. I practice on the fringes of sangha, always on the margins, … Continue reading

2014/11/24 · Leave a comment

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I do Tai Chi with Paul Read, the Teapot Monk, @ 21st Century Tai Chi Academy https://www.21stcenturytaichi.com/academy/89szm