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Rising Up to End Sexual Abuse in Buddhist Communities Part 1

A Five-Part Series on Sexual Exploitation in Buddhist Communities. Part 1: BPF Rising Up to End Sexual Abuse in Buddhist Communities Link to original article in BPF Turning Wheel Media: http://www.buddhistpeacefellowship.org/rising-up-to-end-sexual-abuse-in-buddhist-communities/ Video Transcript … Continue reading

2015/04/19 · 2 Comments

Pema: Flowing with Change

When we resist change, it’s called suffering. But when we can completely let go and not struggle against it, when we can embrace the groundlessness of our situation and relax … Continue reading

2015/01/10 · Leave a comment

Teachers, Not Gurus

I learn from teachers. I refuse to follow gurus. Modern history is replete with accounts of gurus and spiritual communities that are rife with sexual abuse; drug and alcohol abuse; … Continue reading

2015/01/03 · 2 Comments

The Original Dharma Bum: Irishman U Dhammaloka

  “A migrant worker from Dublin, Dhammaloka was an autodidact, atheist and temperance campaigner who became known throughout colonial Asia as an implacable critic of Christian missionaries and a tireless … Continue reading

2014/12/28 · 1 Comment

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

Mental Health and Globalization: An Alternative Theory on the Mental Health Crisis

By Josh Pendergrass  “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti I have a secret that I usually keep locked up … Continue reading

2014/12/20 · 1 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

And now, a word from my Sponsor—

“AA is not a success story in the ordinary sense of the word. It is a story of suffering transmuted, under Grace, into spiritual progress.” From “As Bill Sees It’ … Continue reading

2014/12/18 · Leave a comment

Are We Surrounded by Warriors in the World?

No Magic Bullet is a book for anyone interested in exploring the causes of and solutions to children’s attentional / behavioral / emotional difficulties today In the links below there … Continue reading

2014/12/05 · Leave a 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

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