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Zen Teaching of Instantaneous Awakening: being the teaching of the Zen Master Hui Hai, known as the Great Pearl Kindle Edition

Zen teaching of instantaneous awakening: A complete translation of the teaching of the Chinese Ch'an Master Hui Hai by John Blofeld, with a foreword …

What is Dukkha? by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Beginners <b>›</b> <b>What is Dukkha? by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu</b><p><i>on</i> 21 November 2009 • ( 1 )<p><b>What are the characteristics of dukkha?</b> What are the …

Teachings of a Buddhist Monk

Containing the modern practical teachings from one of the oldest Buddhist traditions, this collection of Sumedho's wisdom and humor bring readers …

Vajrasattva

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Art <b>›</b> <b>Vajrasattva</b><p><i>on</i> 16 November 2009 • ( 0 )<p>Vajrasattva<p><b>Vajrasattva</b> bodhisattva holds a dorje (indestructible essence) to symbolise …

Samdhong Rinpoche talks about Tibetan Buddhism and meditation.

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> <b>Samdhong Rinpoche talks about Tibetan Buddhism and meditation.</b><p><i>on</i> 9 April 2010 • ( 1 )<p><b>Samdhong Rinpoche is the Dalai Lama’s</b> first …

Tantric shrine, disclosing Nirvana within the petals of a lotus

Buddhist art: Tantric shrine, disclosing Nirvana within the petals of a lotus.

Practising Listening with Empathy, by Thich Nhat Hanh

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Beginners <b>›</b> <b>Practising Listening with Empathy, by Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p><i>on</i> 23 April 2014 • ( 8 )<p><b>Yesterday, Sister True Virtue</b> talked a little …

First steps into Buddhist meditation

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Beginners <b>›</b> <b>First steps into Buddhist meditation</b><p><i>on</i> 5 July 2013 • ( 57 )<p><b>Awareness is the key</b>. But what does the word mean to you? To …

Don't Take Your Life Personally Kindle Edition

Ajahn Sumedho urges us to trust in awareness and find out for ourselves what it is to experience genuine liberation from mental anguish and …

Being Our Own Refuge, by Geshe Tashi Tsering

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Beginners <b>›</b> <b>Being Our Own Refuge, by Geshe Tashi Tsering</b><p><i>on</i> 19 December 2012 • ( 4 )<p><b>It is you who</b> must make the effort. The Great of the …

Awakening does not belong to knowing or not knowing — may those lost in selfishness regain their awareness. https://t.co/MKHl4U7JJA

Ride your horse along the edge of a sword . . . — Zen Proverb Photo by Metropolitan Museum of Art https://t.co/cMpcne9J8A

Jo Nesbo Sculpts ‘Macbeth’ Into Shadowy Crime Noir

<b>MACBETH</b><br>By Jo Nesbo<br>Translated by Don Bartlett<br>446 pp. Hogarth. $27.<p>In 1937, The New Yorker published James Thurber’s “The Macbeth Murder Mystery,” about an avid reader of Agatha Christie who picks up a paperback copy of “Macbeth,” mistakenly assuming it’s a detective story. She soon discovers it’s a …

‘The Silence of the Lambs’ Goes Nordic Noir

<b>THE SANDMAN</b><br>By Lars Kepler<br>Translated by Neil Smith<br>449 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $27.95.<p>The setup for “The Sandman” is a bit of a stop-me-if-you’ve-heard-this-one-before joke, a familiar recipe: A serial killer, so intelligent and seductive he seems able to murder people from beyond his maximum-security …

Read The Times’s Reviews of Every Book That Won a 2018 Pulitzer

The 2018 Pulitzer Prizes were announced this week at Columbia University.<p>Endowed by the newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer and first awarded in 1917, the prizes acknowledge achievement in journalism as well as in American letters. Previous winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction include Willa Cather, …

A True-Crime Mystery From the 1950s, Fueled by Racism and Corruption

As the popular sheriff of Lake County, Fla., between 1944 and 1972, Willis McCall seemed to embrace the hallmarks of ignominy: a penchant for brazen cruelty and an unyielding commitment to an unjust cause. Punching a wayward horse in the head, as he did on at least one occasion, was the least of …

25 Bell Pepper Recipes That Make the Most of This Colorful Veg

<b>In Season:</b> Bell peppers are available year-round, but they're most abundant -- and least expensive -- from July through November.<p><b>What to Look For:</b> All red, yellow, and orange peppers start out green. The color and taste change depending on how long they're allowed to ripen on the vine. Choose …

The Houstonian Hotel Shared the Recipe for Barbara Bush’s “Famous” Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Houstonian Hotel has been whipping up Barbara Bush’s chocolate chip cookies since 2016.<p>“They’re sweet and firm,” Catherine Rodriguez, head pastry …

30 Cozy Decorating Ideas Your Winter Home Needs

Creating a cozy Winter home is all about paying attention to the sensory details. Soft layers, mood lighting, and natural elements are just as soothing as they are beautiful. Indulge in these 30 decorating ideas to transform your neglected space into a Winter oasis you'll never want to leave!

18 Protein Shake Recipes That Taste Just Like Dessert

Pies, cakes, cookies and ice cream are tempting and delicious desserts. Unfortunately, more often than not they’re packed with excess fat and loads …

Perfect Chocolate Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This cake is ideal for a simple layer cake for birthdays and parties, but is also delicious on its own without frosting.<p>Adapted from Hershey's. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: two 8-inch layers</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>2 cups sugar<br>• 1 3/4 cups flour<br>• 3/4 cup cocoa (not Dutch-processed)<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons …

Woman Organizes a Tiny Pantry With Dollar Tree Finds, and It's a Sight to Behold

Walk-in pantries are what parenting dreams are made of, but so many of us have a slender, shallow cabinet instead, which can be tricky to organize. Enter Tonya, from YouTube channel Hey Tonya. The woman is known to work organization miracles with her Dollar Tree hauls (have you seen her laundry …

Stop What You're Doing and Bake This Cake Immediately

If something involves ricotta, I don't need to read any further to know I am sold. So when I stumbled upon this blood orange, almond, and ricotta …

Holiday Recipes You Can Freeze Ahead—So That They’ll Save You Later

Put down the phone. Don't order the pizza. You're covered!<p>The holidays are packed to the brim with enough errands, chores, and hosting to just about …

Come Home to These Slow Cooker Chicken Parm Meatballs

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …