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What the Teachers Say About Emptiness: Removing “Lazy Nihilism” from Shunyata — or “How Deep the Rabbit Hole goes” and “How Big is the Moon?”

Originally written and published by Lee Kane of Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation. Copyright Buddha Weekly.What do big …

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

<i>Photo credit: thegardenofzen.com</i>Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen …

Meditation

A Truth About Karma That You Won’t Hear From The Mainstream Version

Natural Law (Part 1): A Reformed Satanist Illuminates Our Natural Power To Create<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>July 29, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>As human beings, …

"Regressive Liberals": The New Mantra of Islamophobia

Since the terrorist attacks in Paris there has been a spate of articles about "regressive leftists" -- liberals who are betraying their values by stifling criticism of Islam and refusing to mention the role of religious ideology in terrorism. According to this perspective, whenever someone engages …

Religion

Steve Jobs's Secret to Greatness: Yogananda

The story of the spiritual teacher who was a silent force in the life of the most important entrepreneur of our times.<p>Steve Jobs planned every detail of his own memorial service, held at Stanford University in October 2011, including the brown box each attendee received as a farewell gift. One of …

36 Years of ‘Death to America’ Lost in Translation

Abraham Lincoln asked listeners how many legs a calf would have if you called his tail a leg. The sixteenth president responded to the inevitable …

Islamicized Europe or Nihilistic Eschatology

Giulio Meotti (צילום: עצמי)<p>The writer, an Italian journalist with Il Foglio, writes a twice-weekly column for Arutz Sheva. He is the author of the …

Michel Foucault's Iranian Folly

Left-wing intellectuals have a long and inglorious history of failing to see the malignancy of political regimes and movements that turn out to be …

What is Buddhist Salvation? - Lion's Roar

Photo by Greg Rakozy.<p>In Buddhism, says Zen teacher Koun Yamada, we find salvation by experiencing our true nature as human beings.<p>Although the Zen …

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous Chinese classic text. He is …

Radical French Philosophy Meets Kung-Fu Cinema in Can Dialectics Break Bricks? (1973)

And here I'd always considered <i>La Chinoise</i> the only French-language film that used both borrowed Chinese imagery and lofty theory to mount a critique …

4 bits of Lao Tzu Wisdom that will Change Your Life

Ancient Chinese Philosophy is often separated into three categories; Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. It is often said that these methods of …

Spirituality

Teaching Plato in Palestine: Can Philosophy Save Us From Our Differences?

Imagine, for a moment, if, during the tense final hours of the recently concluded negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 world powers, Secretary of …

Wonhyo

Wonhyo (617-686 CE) was one of the most important Buddhist philosophers of his time and a highly influential scholar whose works impacted a wide …

Shoshin: This Zen Concept Will Help You Stop Being a Slave to Old Behaviors and Beliefs

I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. …

Self-improvement

Tantra: The Experience of Transformation.

I’d like here to give just a brief introduction to tantra.<p>The first thing to understand is that Buddhism has broad and far-reaching array of …

Noam Chomsky: Israeli Apartheid ‘Much Worse’ Than South Africa

Noam Chomsky arrives to a conference at the Islamic University in Gaza City, Saturday, Oct. 20 , 2012. Photo: Hatem Moussa/AP<p>“In the Occupied …

Why Indian philosophy is incomplete without atheism

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>It is noteworthy that the vedas form the basis for the three schools of thought.<p>LIFE<p>| Commonsense Karma | 5-minute …

30 Quotes From Buddha For Wisdom and Peace

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

Zen Principles and Practices

Documentary showing life in a Rinzai Zen temple. 'Zen Principles and Practices'. Old Zen film 1986ish. Four parts of 29 minutes each. The film is not …

Accept the Past, Embrace the Future, and Live in the Present

<b>“Accept, then act. Whatever the present moment contains, embrace it as if you had chosen it. This will miraculously change your whole life.” ~Eckhart</b> …

ISIS's ideology of rape

There is a scene early in Rukmini Callimachi's deeply reported New York Times story on ISIS's "theology of rape" in which an ISIS fighter binds, gags, and violently rapes a sobbing 12-year-old child. Even after a year of reading about one ISIS atrocity after another, this was a special kind of …

Yazidis

Santhara in the eyes of the law

That conflicting religious philosophies often propel nations into war has long been a truism of history. But when Samuel P.Huntington gave the …

New Atheists and the Economy of Outrage

The recent discursive assault on Islam and Muslims by the so-called "new atheists" is another moment in the sequence of never ending vilifications of Islam that Western culture seems to have an insatiable appetite for. There is a perverse quality to this culture and discourse of contempt. It is to …

Religion

The Hindu View on Freedom of Expression and Public Discourse

<i>This essay was jointly authored by Hari Ravikumar.</i><p>For a moment, just try to visualize the kind of public debates that happen today, on television, in …

Nietzsche on Buddhist philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was one of the most profound and influential philosophers. Nietzsche, exerts a powerful and enduring influence over …

1,400-year-old medicinal treatise of Galen found hidden under hymns in ancient manuscript

A 6th century translation of a work of one of the most important ancient Greek doctors has been discovered in an animal-hide manuscript, hidden …

Ancient Buddhist scripture found near Beijing

A sacred Buddhist scripture was found in a suburb of Beijing. The 'Lotus Sutra' - supposedly wrested from a realm of snake gods - is one of the …

The Tao of Pooh

[Librarian's Note: This is an alternate cover publication of ISBN #0140067477]<p>The <i>how</i> of Pooh? The Tao of <i>who</i>? The Tao of <i>Pooh</i>!...in which it is …