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What You Think is as Important as What You Eat

How to Think Your Way to Better Health By Carl Stronter on Friday September 2nd, 2016 Some are calling it the next frontier in the field of health: mind-body medicine, which is the study of the interaction between the body

Posted in Health, Health and Wellness, Life Strategy, Meditation, Newsletter, Uncategorized

Resilience: How to Train a Tougher Mind Part 2

Mindful practice Lantieri believes that mindfulness and other fundamental stress-reducing strategies are vital foundations for the kinds of changes Charney talks about. “Many of the factors he mentions are internal strengths that can be cultivated through mindfulness – such as

Posted in Health and Wellness, Life Strategy, Meditation, Meditation Resources, Newsletter, Niei Chi

The Story of the Jewel

There was the most precious of jewels placed in the sea near the shore so that all could see it and marvel at it’s beauty. Over time and the passing of many generations, the climate changed and the large winds

Posted in Buddhism, Newsletter, Philosophy, Zen Story

Hanshi’s Note

In zen it is said if you try to grasp movement you are met with stillness; when you attempt to grasp stillness you are met with movement, like a fish under water creating a ripple on the surface…very elusive indeed.

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What is kama and how does it work? 5

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF| MARCH 29, 2017 If karma implies that people’s situations are the result of their own actions in the past, do we still work to alleviate what we see as injustice? Jeffrey Hopkins: It is a huge mistake to take

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What is Kama and how does it work ? 4

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF| MARCH 29, 2017 Many Westerners have trouble accepting the doctrine of karma. Others say it is not essential. How central is the doctrine of karma to Buddhism? Is it possible to call oneself a Buddhist without believing

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What is Kama and how does it work? 3

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF| MARCH 29, 2017 Should one try to convince a Westerner just coming to Buddhism to accept the principles of karma and rebirth fully? Bhikkhu Bodhi: I wouldn’t begin by trying to impose the full weight of

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What is Kama and how does it work? 2

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF| MARCH 29, 2017 What is the medium by which karma is carried from moment to moment, and lifetime to lifetime? What is it that creates this continuity? Bhikkhu Bodhi: It is a stream of consciousness, a

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MINDFULNESS: MEDITATION AND EVERYDAY PRACTICE From Life Lines

“Mindfulness is the content of one’s thoughts, feelings, images, memories, and consciousness itself. It is the psychological training in self-culture, self-improvement and self-help.” – Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn, Professor University of Massachusetts Medical School Mindfulness is the maintaining of moment-by-moment consciousness

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Let it go

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