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Le posizioni del Buddha, tra asana e mudra.

Questo pezzo nasce da una domanda che mi hanno fatto quand’ero in <b>Thailandia</b> la scorsa estate: <i>ma il Buddha non stava seduto</i>?<p>A sollevare il dubbio una …

The world’s 10 best train journeys – by the woman who’s done them all

<i>After covering three continents and 45,000 miles by train for our Around the World in 80 Trains series, Monisha Rajesh shares her unmissable rail journeys</i><p>1. Xining to Lhasa<p>Climbing more than 17,000ft, the Qinghai-Tibet railway travels along the top of the world past ice-blue lakes and snow-capped …

Religions of the World

Audio bad and not even the right book.<p>there is an updated 50th anniversary edition that is much better but not on audible.<p>4 of 4 people found this …

Books

Garuda

<b>Garuda</b> (from the Sanskrit: <i>Garuḍa</i> गरुड or "devourer") is a large mythical bird or bird-like creature that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist …

Hinduism

Visiting the Four Sacred Sites

Prior to the Buddha’s passing away into final nirvana (<i>pari-nirvana</i>), his beloved attendant, Venerable Ananda, expressed concern as to how the …

Do Buddhists believe in a soul? - Lion's Roar

Illustration by Nolan Pelletier.<p>The short answer is no. In fact, this is the defining premise of Buddhism and one of the main things that …

Spirituality

3 Mindful Things To Do Before You Fall Asleep

Do you find it difficult to get a decent night’s rest? Do you spend a good deal of the night tossing and turning? Then you might be among the ranks …

Percentage of Buddhist population by country.

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

United Nations

Buddha's remains may have been discovered by Chinese archaeologists

Have archaeologists discovered Buddha's remains? Skull bone found in 1,000-year-old shrine could belong to the enlightened one<p><b>Archaeologists made the</b> …

Archaeology

Mindfulness, Consistency, and You

Getting started is often the most difficult part of any endeavor. The human mind will do anything to procrastinate, especially when it has been …

How to Develop a Meditation Routine

Meditation has become a bit of a phenomenon in modern times. Studies on mindfulness have increased rapidly in recent years and meditation courses have become quite popular on college campuses, corporate offices and even among celebrities.<p>And for good reason, the benefits of meditation have been …

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Toward Nirvana and From Nirvana, by Professor Masahiro Shimoda

The process whereby Buddhism—which first began as the deeply internal experience of just one ascetic practitioner—has over time borne fruit within …

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Ancient shrine that may hold Buddha's skull bone found in crypt

Archaeologists have discovered what may be a skull bone from the revered Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama. The bone was hidden inside a model of a stupa, or a Buddhist shrine used for meditation.<p>The research team found the 1,000-year-old model within a stone chest in a crypt beneath a Buddhist temple in …

Fear Of Suffering

We are afraid of our emotions and we fear them for good reason. Human history is liberally punctuated by devastating spasms of violent, predatory behavior that leaves fear and trauma in its wake. And, even in peaceful times, we are always vulnerable to the pain of illness, death, and inconsolable …

Buddhism

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Buddhism

Take a Zen Approach to Succeed in Sales

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to succeed in sales for a long time and keep your sanity? Learning how to be Zen isn’t just a good idea. It’s a necessity.<p>Zen, adjective: Relaxed and not worrying about things that you cannot change -- <i>Cambridge English</i> …

Meditation

I'm Spending My Summer Vacation In A Monastery

<i>By Gigi Falk, Duke student</i><p>At 4:30 a.m. I awake to the sound of my alarm. My weariness dissipates as I walk to the meditation hall, cool English air permeating my cotton pants and t-shirt. Crossed-legged with a small brown book in hand, I join in fifteen minutes of Buddhist chants before the ringing …

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

The Practice of Forgiveness

<b>This is my weekly email newsletter for July 5th, 2016.</b> <b>Subscribe here</b><b>. No spam, just me.</b><p>When I started this newsletter in November 2015 I thought I …

Positive Thinking

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

La prima persona destinata all'immortalità è già nata?

Il noto gerontologo Aubrey de Grey pensa che ci sia l'80 percento di probabilità che sia così.<p>Facebook<p>Twitter<p>Theo Jolliffe<p>apr 16 2015, 8:20am<p>Il vento soffiava nella Città Proibita di Peking mentre Jiajing, l'undicesimo imperatore della Dinastia Ming, alzava una tazza di porcellana decorata con i …

A Visual Tour of Iran's Tilework

As the country opens up, it's time to discover its extraordinary decorative tile mosaics, some of the most beautiful in the Muslim world, which seem …

Eastern Europe

The Best Cities for Expats

Maybe it's time for a relocation.<p>As an expat, it can be difficult to adjust to a new city and make an unfamiliar place feel like home. Some cities are easier than others, though, and thankfully, some people have crunched the numbers to tell us where exactly they are: Mercer, a global consulting …

VALENCIA: Valencia la moderna

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