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  • The Difference Between Showering and Bathing

    The Difference Between Showering and Bathing

    Are you a bather or a shower person? What is your preferred method of cleaning your body? This may sound like a trivial question, but it is worth exploring. Not many people realise the major differences between these two. They are not only different…
    - 84 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 4:08am -
  • 3 Best Tips: How to Have Fun with Your Friends on the Weekend

    3 Best Tips: How to Have Fun with Your Friends on the Weekend

    As an adult, you are taught to behave in a businesslike way – there’s the time to have fun and joke around, and there’s a time when you have to act in a serious manner. What’s more, in most work environments, there are strict rules that tell…
    - 85 days ago, 7 Sep 20, 8:47am -
  • The Best of TV, Movies, and What’s Currently Streaming in 2020

    The Best of TV, Movies, and What’s Currently Streaming in 2020

    The 21st century is the peak era for television and movies from the best crime stories To Blockbuster Movies And Comedy Capers. The content produced today is the best to have been produced ever. What is the reason for that? Well, today’s technology…
    - 85 days ago, 7 Sep 20, 7:59am -
  • A Guide to Becoming a Midwife: All you Need to Know

    A Guide to Becoming a Midwife: All you Need to Know

    We are all enchanted by the wonders of nature and when a woman is ready to give birth, she does need some professional assistance, which is traditionally provided by a midwife. If any young person wishes to enter into the nursing and midwifery sector…
    - 85 days ago, 7 Sep 20, 1:21am -
  • Workers Compensation During COVID 19

    Workers Compensation During COVID 19

    In the wake of COVID 19, many workers are having to face the reality of working from home with no previous warning. The reality is that many workers have found that are ill equipped and poorly supported and resulted increase in workers’ stress leve…
    - 87 days ago, 5 Sep 20, 8:52am -
  • Five Great Celebrity-Themed Online Slots

    Five Great Celebrity-Themed Online Slots

    You don’t have to be famous to have an online slots game made about yourself – but it helps. Ever since online slots started to develop increasingly specific themes and genres around fifteen years ago, celebrities have been queuing up to associat…
    - 87 days ago, 5 Sep 20, 6:54am -
  • What to Expect from an STD Test and How to Prepare for It
    Men’s Health & Sexual Test Clinic Though not officially labelled as an actual specialization under Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH), men’s & female health care centers are distinctive in the sense that they focus on an incredibly distinct s…
    - 87 days ago, 5 Sep 20, 1:36am -
  • Top Benefits of Hiring Advertising Agencies to Handle Your Campaign

    Top Benefits of Hiring Advertising Agencies to Handle Your Campaign

    What does it mean to work with advertising agencies? If you think it means a massive, expensive ad campaign reserved only for the big brands, you are wrong. While most advertising agencies worked with huge campaigns, they can be of very good use for…
    - 87 days ago, 5 Sep 20, 1:30am -
  • From the mechanical to the video slot

    From the mechanical to the video slot

    Many people often forget to look at the history of various gambling games, however they are almost always incredibly interesting, and also fascinatingly wrapped up in the technology of the era too. We could go all the way back to the age of antiquity…
    - 88 days ago, 4 Sep 20, 9:48am -
  • House residence window seats in your house

    House residence window seats in your house

    A bright window seat with a number of pillows may be the very best location to invest a summertime mid-day having a look at a book. Nonetheless, a great deal of home owners do not have the minute to maximize their house window seats as one a lot more…
    - 88 days ago, 4 Sep 20, 6:48am -

Engaged Dharma

  • PANDEMIC AND PRACTICE: CAUSALITY
      How can we best respond to the corona virus pandemic? Contemplate causality, the reality that what we do matters. Each of us are now a causal factor that will have an impact on what happens next. We can choose an unwholesome path dictated by selfi…
    - 2 Apr 20, 10:34am -
  • PANDEMIC AND PRACTICE: IMPERMANENCE
    This too will pass. What makes you think it won’t? Everything else eventually does. Corona virus isn’t immune to the reality of impermanence. This too will pass. We must take the actions necessary to allow corona virus to fall away sooner rather…
    - 30 Mar 20, 10:45am -
  • CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC AND PRACTICE
    PANDEMIC AND PRACTICE: LANGUAGE by Wayne Ren Cheng Shi Is calling it social distancing the most effective use of language? Pragmatically isn’t physical distancing what is really needed? Social distancing can send the wrong signal to the bodymind. A…
    - 25 Mar 20, 2:12pm -
  • The Inseparable Link Between Motivation and Practice
    Rule #81 (#81) The Rule of Actions: An action presupposes a motivation, and a motivation presupposes a goal. There are no random or unintended behaviors, but there are manyunacknowledged and/or unadmitted goals. -Fred Kennedy-from “The Rules” (c…
    - 20 Aug 18, 10:58am -
  • Monkey Mind, Puppy Mind

    Monkey Mind, Puppy Mind

    by Wayne Ren-Cheng At the Cherokee Buddhist Temple (Wat Buddhamanee Rattanaram) a couple of Sundays ago the topic was the Five Precepts. As part of that discussion Lorena talked about the ‘monkey mind’ except she used a different term, one that s…
    - 21 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • Practice of Acceptance
    By Wayne Ren-Cheng It is difficult to ignore or discount the image of the Buddhist who exhibits acceptance and patience in the midst of the most extreme situations, ones that would drive most human beings to distraction and anxiety. The ability to re…
    - 18 Jun 18, 12:50pm -
  • Mahakasyapa, Ananda and Enlightenment
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng There is a seeming paradox that centers around the attaining of Nirvana. There is a view that it is a gradual process, while another view is of sudden attainment (satori). In truth it is a Middle Way that accepts that there can’t…
    - 7 May 18, 11:13am -
  • Upajjhatthana Sutta: Contemplating the Realities
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng Walking the Noble Path requires one to not just accept certain realities but to contemplate how those realities affect their lives so that acceptance transforms into wisdom. This wisdom allows one to set aside the fear and anxiety…
    - 23 Apr 18, 9:44am -
  • COURAGE: A TOOL OF TRANSITION
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng Courage is not something many people credit themselves with. It is a disposition that most people find difficult to recognize in themselves. We each face challenges and the need to make hard decisions in our lives and doing those t…
    - 1 Apr 18, 10:06am -
  • Cat in a Box – Engaging Form and Emptiness
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng The Buddhist philosophical ideal that “form is no other than emptiness, emptiness no other than form” found most famously in the Heart Sutra can be a difficult concept to wrap the mind around. Emptiness is well . . . empty, and…
    - 20 Mar 18, 10:34am -

Mandala Magazine

  • ‘The Friend Who is Angry Can Be the Most Kind Person in Your Life’

    ‘The Friend Who is Angry Can Be the Most Kind Person in Your Life’

    In October 2016, a student wrote to Lama Zopa Rinpoche asking how to deal with a situation in which an individual behaved in ways that were angry and unkind. Rinpoche typed out the following reply himself from Buddha Amitabha Pure ... read full artic…
    - 17 Jul 17, 2:25pm -
  • FPMT Student Brings Dentistry to Solu Khumbu

    FPMT Student Brings Dentistry to Solu Khumbu

    In September 2016, long-time student and former FPMT center director George Manos and a team of three volunteers journeyed from Australia to Chailsa, Nepal, to offer dental care to the villagers living there. With the help of four porters, the ... re…
    - 15 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Dozen of Volunteers Prepare for Light of the Path 2017

    Dozen of Volunteers Prepare for Light of the Path 2017

    From August 20 to September 17, Lama Zopa Rinpoche will teach in Black Mountain, North Carolina, US, at the fifth annual Light of the Path retreat, hosted by Kadampa Center. This massive Dharma undertaking requires the support of dozens of ... read f…
    - 14 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • The Inner Job Description Card: A Mindfulness Practice Tool

    The Inner Job Description Card: A Mindfulness Practice Tool

    The Inner Job Description Card (Mindfulness Practice Tool) was created to help those offering service to FPMT track their progress throughout the day as they attempt to develop the inner professional and subdue outer expressions of ignorance, anger,…
    - 13 Jul 17, 1:44pm -
  • Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Shopping

    Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Shopping

    Can shopping go along with Dharma? In 2009, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave some advice on how to make shopping a virtuous activity. Rinpoche said, “When you do shopping, watch and prepare your motivation. When you are in the shop, either ... read full art…
    - 12 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Investing in Retreat Houses for Geshes in Chailsa, Nepal

    Investing in Retreat Houses for Geshes in Chailsa, Nepal

    Chailsa is in Solu Khumbu, north-eastern Nepal, the district where Lama Zopa Rinpoche was born. Chailsa is in the southern part of the district. In May, Lama Zopa Rinpoche stayed at Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery for a month and visited ... read full…
    - 11 Jul 17, 1:41pm -
  • ‘We Have Full Freedom in Our Life’

    ‘We Have Full Freedom in Our Life’

    Lama Zopa Rinpoche talked in 2008 about our good fortune: being able to choose happiness. What is the source of this good fortune? Teachings on how to create the causes of happiness. “What people believe in the world, the more ... read full article…
    - 10 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Merit Box Project Reaches US$1 Million in Grants Awarded

    Merit Box Project Reaches US$1 Million in Grants Awarded

    In May, the International Merit Box Project disbursed sixteen new grants for Dharma projects and activities in six countries, totaling US$37,455 for the year. This was the fifteenth cycle of annual of Merit Box grants. Since the Project was created .…
    - 8 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Debate Demonstrated in English by Sera Je IMI Monks [Video]

    Debate Demonstrated in English by Sera Je IMI Monks [Video]

    In the twenty-minute video below, Sera Je International Mahayana Institute (IMI) monks Vens. Tenzin Gache and Tenzin Legtsok give a demonstration of monastic debate in English, introduced and explained by Ven. Gyalten Lekden. As the monks and nuns in…
    - 7 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Learn the Tunes for Khadro-la’s Long Life Prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    Learn the Tunes for Khadro-la’s Long Life Prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) is consulted every year for advice on practices to clear obstacles for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and long life. In 2016 she advised that all the students in all FPMT centers, projects, and servi…
    - 6 Jul 17, 12:05pm -

Shambhala Sunspace

  • The 14th Annual Lion’s Roar Online Auction has begun
    The 14th Annual Lion's Roar Online Auction, our biggest fundraising event of the year, is open for bidding.The post The 14th Annual Lion’s Roar Online Auction has begun appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 4 days ago, 27 Nov 20, 10:46am -
  • Patience Isn’t Passive
    Constance Kassor explains why patience isn’t a passive tolerance of harm. Instead, patience requires a recognition of the deep interconnectedness of the world and an active engagement with it.The post Patience Isn’t Passive appeared first on Lio…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Nov 20, 10:44am -
  • Healing Begins With Gratitude
    "The great open secret of gratitude," writes Joanna Macy, "is that it is not dependent on external circumstance. It’s like a setting or channel that we can switch to at any moment.The post Healing Begins With Gratitude appeared first on Lion's Roa…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Nov 20, 7:00am -
  • Make the Holidays Your Own
    Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion's Roar magazine's associate editor Lindsay Kyte shares her perspective on the meaning of the holiday season.The post Make the Holidays Your Own appeared…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • Nothing to Give, No One to Receive It
    For December, we're celebrating compassion on Lion's Roar and in Shambhala Sun. Here, Norman Fischer says giving is the Buddha way.The post Nothing to Give, No One to Receive It appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • Falling in Love
    Norman Fischer on sex, family, love and liberation: "The oceanic impulse toward enlightenment not only for ourselves but for all beings."The post Falling in Love appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • This Is the Origin, This Is the Cessation
    Teachings on the Four Noble Truths from Handful of Leaves, Thanissaro Bhikkhu’s new translations of selected suttas from the Pali Canon.The post This Is the Origin, This Is the Cessation appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • True Liberation
    Tracy Franz on a diverse and inspiring selection of new Buddhist books.The post True Liberation appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 6 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 2:11pm -
  • Austin Mabry on Mumford & Sons’s Album “Sigh No More”
    Austin Mabry on how the Christian-inflected music of Mumford & Sons turns his mind to the dharma.The post Austin Mabry on Mumford & Sons’s Album “Sigh No More” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 6 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 1:50pm -
  • The Voice of Liberation
    Hip hop, like Buddhism, is about liberation. Johnny Edward Dean Jr. on the dharma of Big Sean.The post The Voice of Liberation appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 6 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 1:48pm -

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