Here is some good stuff ! Buddhist wisdom for a world gripped by fear…..https://goo.gl/3ZS5ED
Their teachings often agree and in some ways their experiences match. They are not the same person but in my mind they are quite complimentary…..http://goo.gl/LXm9wS
A to Z Guide to Buddhism http://goo.gl/wr1hYJ
Why study Buddhism….http://goo.gl/VK9ymo
In Dante’s Inferno, Satan, denizen of the deepest hell, is found frozen in a block of ice, utterly unable to move. As anyone who has ever tried to quit smoking or eating junk food only to pick up that cigarette or that bag of crunchy or gooey things in a burst of wild rebellion can tell you, rebelling doesn’t necessarily bring freedom. Addictions—and this can include addictive emotions and obsessive thinking—is hell, a narrowing our possibilities. Freedom means working with life, caring for the body and the rest of creation, the middle path.
Could Christianity’s future lie in Buddhism’s past? This is a possibility that’s been haunting me lately, but in a good way, I think.
I like to think of Buddhism as my “secondary religion” I really liked this article here on how the Buddha can help us do better as Christ followers….http://goo.gl/U6Mnt6
Applied Buddhism | living life fully…..http://goo.gl/kj3qBE
Just finished this one, check it out ! The Big Bang, the Buddha, and the Baby Boom: The Spiritual Experiments of My Generation….http://goo.gl/LZzskb
Seven reasons why westerners like Buddhism….http://goo.gl/MU7Sm4
I think it would be interesting to start a new Tag “Religious Numbers” My initial entry is “The 8 Auspicious Symbols” http://goo.gl/BXmlEy
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Buddhist Meal Chants – Verses Buddhists Recite Before Eating | We should be thankful for what we are given and mindful of everything and every person involved in getting it to us….
Between Hurricane Sandy and the U.S. elections on Tuesday, the past few days have felt pretty intense. And as usual in times like these, you can see the best and the worst in people.
Buddhism and Sex: The Bigger Picture | Sweeping Zen | I like the point made that no one is immune to abusing power and that to minimize abuse there need to be institutional safeguards as well as individual vigilance….
Jesus, Jazz, and Buddhism….
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Awesome book! Profoundly moving memoir of a Buddhist soldier coming to terms with the war and his deep aversion to war. Also captures perfectly the bleakness of life in a war zone…
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