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Monthly Archives: May 2013

  • Hidden Treasure

    May 25, 2013

    A Jewish Mother in Shangri-la by Rosie Rosenzweig
    An old joke tells of a Jewish woman who treks to the Himalayas to seek an audience with a guru sitting in seclusion...

    This post was posted in Shambhala

  • The Absence of Aggression

    May 23, 2013

    When we reach the state of nonaggression, it is not that we cease to perceive anything, but we begin to perceive in a particular way. With the absence of aggression...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • We're in the Same Place

    May 22, 2013

    I try to practice what I preach; I’m not always that good at it, but I really do try. The other night, I was getting hard-hearted, closed-minded, and fundamentalist about...

    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • Haiku of the Week

    May 22, 2013

    don’t be like me
    even if we resemble
    two halves of a melon

    ware ni niru na
    futatsu ni wareshi

    (Basho, 1690)

    From The Art of Haiku: Its History through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters...

    This post was posted in Shambhala

  • Overcoming Aggression

    May 21, 2013

    Aggression is an obstacle to visual dharma, to hearing and the other sense perceptions, and to understanding reality in its fullest sense. To overcome aggression, some kind of fundamental discipline...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

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