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Why NYU’s B-School Teaches Mindfulness

Manish Chopra, a mindfulness practitioner who’s a partner at McKinsey and author of <i>The Equanimous Mind</i>, recently came to NYU’s Stern School of Business to speak to students. He began his lecture to a packed auditorium with a question: “Why did you all come here today?”<p>One student’s hand went up …

Business Wisdom From a Billionaire Buddhist

Sage advice from entrepreneur and Buddhist priest Kazuo Inamori.<p>Should managers focus on making workers happy, even before satisfying the …

Meditation practices for health: state of the research. - PubMed

OBJECTIVES:<p>To review and synthesize the state of research on a variety of meditation practices, including: the specific meditation practices …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japan

It’s no coincidence if Japanese gardens remind you of those scene-in-a-shoebox dioramas you made in grade school.<p>A Japanese garden is a miniature …

China co-opts a Buddhist sect in global effort to smear the Dalai Lama

The Dorje Shugden movement gets clandestine support from the Communist Party. Their joint campaign to discredit the Tibetan spiritual leader is paying off, especially in Britain.

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Mindfulness at Work Is Not Mind Control

By Jeremy Adam Smith<p><i>A chorus of criticism has grown alongside mindfulness at work programs. But do they throw the mindful baby out with the corporate bath water?</i><p>There's a backlash brewing against mindfulness at work.<p>"Corporations have jumped on the mindfulness bandwagon because it conveniently …

A Conversation with Alice Walker

<i>A leading voice among American writers, Alice Walker has published books of influential poetry, novels, short stories, essays, and criticism. In this</i> …

The Enlightened Way to Give.

All religions emphasize the importance of charity, but Lord Buddha’s approach differs from most in that he explains mainly the psychological aspect …

'Buddha's Teaching Integral Part of India's Political Philosophy'

<b>United Nations:</b> As the UN marked the Buddhist festival of Vesak, India said it has sought to use the ancient links forged by the common Buddhist …

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Circuits That Build Muscle and Lose Fat

Instead of resting afterward, you’ll perform two less-taxing movements that hit new muscle groups and your core. The selection of exercises and fast-paced speed of the circuit will increase muscle all over, rev your metabolism, and burn a ton of calories, says Neale.<p>Want to give it a shot? Add one …