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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 …

Spirituality

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

I'm in!<p><i>Now as a man is like this or like that,</i><p>advertisement - learn more<p><i>according as he acts and according as he behaves, so will he be;</i> <i><br>a man of good</i> …

"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 …

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 …

Spirituality

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<p>The writer, an Italian journalist with Il Foglio, writes a twice-weekly column for Arutz Sheva. He is the author of the book "A New …

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?

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 …

Spirituality

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 …

Kung Fu

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 …

Spirituality

Bob Kramer | Kramer Knives - Philosophy

The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence.<p>For as long as I can remember, I've always lived on the edge of what others consider the norm. The message given …

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