Alan Towle

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Training the Heart

<b>Ajahn Chah says that if you want to transform the mind, you must to know and transform the heart. And when the practice gets uncomfortable and you</b> …

In 2011 a tsunami engulfed Japan’s north-east coast. More than 18,000 people were killed. Six years later, in one community, survivors are still tormented by a catastrophic split-second decision. By Richard Lloyd Parry<p>The earthquake that struck Japan on Friday 11 March 2011 was the fourth most …

Municipal Government

Life Isn’t Permanent: How to Handle (and Utilize) Impermanence in Your Money, Life, and Career

<i>“‘All conditioned things are impermanent’ — when one sees this with wisdom, one turns away from suffering.”</i> – The BuddhaAs anyone who has read this …

Self Awakening

Exploring Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist temple

Architect of time<p>Borobudur, in Central Java, Indonesia, is the world’s largest Buddhist temple. It was built by the Kings of the Sailendra Dynasty …

First train after snowstorm covers passengers in tidal wave of whiteness

March 16 (UPI) -- Amtrak passengers at a New York state station were sent diving for cover when a train traveling on uncleared tracks created a tidal …

Your Mind Is Your Religion: Lama Yeshe on practice

When I talk about mind, I’m not just talking about my mind, my trip. I’m talking about the mind of each and every universal living being. The way we …

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu Translated and Explained - Chapter 14

"It returns to non-existence."<p>Tao Te Ching - Chapter 14<p>The Taoist Classic by Lao Tzu<br>Translated and Explained<p>14<p>Look, it cannot be seen,<p>So it is called …

Dharma Dew | Harvard Has a Free Online Course on Buddhism That You Can Take Right Now

Home > Dharma Dew<p>Harvard Has a Free Online Course on Buddhism That You Can Take Right Now<p>by Paul Ratner, Think Big, December 4, 2016<p>If you wanted to …

Dalai Lama tops Feedspot’s 50 Best Buddhist Blogs on the Planet

Dalai Lama tops Feedspot’s 50 Best Buddhist Blogs on the Planet<p>December 3, 2016 by Justin Whitaker<p>Feedspot, a web organizing tool described by …

Japanese musicians sing ancient Buddhist sutras, bring them to life with a modern beat【Video】

Sutras aren’t meant to die in dusty old books, they’re meant to be alive in people’s voices.<p><b>Reciting Buddhist sutras</b> is part of the monk lifestyle, …

Spirituality

This Piece of Wisdom From a Zen Master Buddhist Will Change The Way You Treat Others...Forever

I’m sensing much divide as a result of the election result the other night. Hate is coming from all corners and I really don’t think it’s productive …

What Is Buddhism?

Buddhism

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Evan Thomson, a researcher from the University of British Colombia, has confirmed that the Buddhist teaching of a constantly changing self is …