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The Harmony of Renewal – Personal Growth – Medium

The Harmony of Renewal<p>Our life will constantly alternate between harvesting and reaping, action and inaction, work and rest, company and aloneness, …

What Is Prayer?

Our genuine calling is to live a life of creativity. That life of creativity means ever so diligently dissolving our boundaries of mistaken …

Creativity

Beloved’s Embrace

I have barely gathered a breath<br>And I can feel the sweet embrace of your mystery<br>The past is long gone with not even a shadow to remind me<br>Of all the …

Literature

The CEO of GE explains why his math degree is more useful than his MBA

The Cincinnati-born son of a GE employee studied at Dartmouth and earned a Harvard MBA before working his way up at the industrial giant he now helms.<p>But Immelt says his most invaluable qualification is not the MBA. It is his undergraduate degree in math.<p>"I use my math major every day — I don't use …

The Lost Factor in the Buddha's Path to Happiness

It would be easy to assume, given the ways Buddhist practice has been presented to its target market, that it revolves entirely around meditation: Health and well-being books, magazines and websites are lousy with images of smiling young women sitting blissfully on cushions, the sun dappling …

The marriage of the “Individual” and the “Collective”

I wanted to explore this <b>movement/trend in consciousness/life</b> that is increasingly evident in the expression of the youth of today (in which I include …

Spirituality

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Conditioning and the art of Joyful Participation – Om Baba – Medium

Conditioning and the art of Joyful Participation<p>While we move about in the world we find ourselves empathetic to or even subscribing to many …

Spirituality

Heaven

An empty mind that greets every situation that arises,<br>A silent mind that receives all the noise of the world,<br>A full heart that gives without greed …

Meditation

Zen no more: Japan shuns its Buddhist traditions as temples close

Perched on a hilltop and surrounded by mountain forests ablaze in autumn reds and yellows, Kaigenji is a picture postcard image of old Japan. The stone steps leading to the entrance of the 300-year-old Zen Buddhist temple take visitors past a lovingly tended landscape of rocks, trees and pale …

Japan

Why we don’t like to be opposed? – A Different Perspective – Medium

Why we don’t like to be opposed?<p>When someone opposes our ideology, they are not really opposing our ideology, they are not really opposing what we’re …

Consciousness

2,500 Year Old Meditation of Limitless Awareness

The following meditation is my interpretation of the Buddha's wonderful teaching known as The "Cula-Suññata" (The Shorter Discourse on Emptiness). It describes how, though a series of patient observations, we can gradually shift our attention from the busy world around us to the formless realms of …

How to Actually Finish Something

The power of putting your foot down, asking for help, and setting a fire under your ass.<p>So last week some may remember that I wrote a post on</i> …

eBooks

The Diary of an Unknowing Heart

A calling so quiet, a voice so deep, invited me to rest in a place that I didn’t know.<br>It beckoned me like it always did, to cross the shores that I …

Spirituality

The way of the Creative Man

“Form is emptiness, emptiness is form”<p>Buddhist Text (Heart Sutra)<p>Much of what is spoken about in spirituality today as well as in the past as found …

Spirituality

124 Documentaries Will Compete for the 2015 Academy Award

READ MORE: How a Series of 2015 Music Documentaries is Shaking Up the Genre<p>The 88th Academy Awards are still months away, but AMPAS is slowly keeping …

New general-purpose optimization algorithm promises order-of-magnitude speedups on some problems

Optimization problems are everywhere in engineering: Balancing design tradeoffs is an optimization problem, as are scheduling and logistical …

Machine Learning

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

Do we live in one of many Parallel Universes?

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Always Being, Always Becoming — Evolving into an enlightened culture

Always Being, Always Becoming — Evolving into an enlightened culture<p><b>The paradoxical truth</b><p>I can’t quite trace back the source of the quote “always …

Spirituality