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  • Reviews Of The Best Cheap Running Shoes
    Finding the best running shoes for you can be the refinement between walking out considerable miles and feeling free and basic on your feet. Nevertheless, with such countless and styles to investigate, finding the perfect match for your running style…
    - 22 Jun 18, 5:42am -
  • Shoulder Pain Relief
    Shoulder pain is a common occurrence among many people and it can be caused by a number of different reasons, such as injury or overuse. Even mild shoulder pain can be debilitating, regardless of the cause. There are a variety of ways to relieve shou…
    - 16 Jun 18, 6:53am -
  • 6 Nutritional Foods That you Can’t Miss in your Daily Diet Introduction
    Nutritionists indicate that there are some food varieties that are vital in performing several functions in the body. Therefore, we should not fail to include them in our diets.  Combining these foods in your lifestyle habits can be crucial in impro…
    - 6 Jun 18, 12:06am -
  • Healthy Sleep- Runner’s Guide to Better Sleep

    Healthy Sleep- Runner’s Guide to Better Sleep

    Since spending two weeks with acquaintances in Andalusia, I admire the Spaniards for their extended siesta. Whenever we return to the summer heat, I would like to have a daily rhythm like that of the Andalusia’s: At one o’clock in the afternoon y…
    - 5 Jun 18, 12:10am -
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Quit Watching Porn
    With the ubiquity and easy access of Porn these days, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that people are beginning to study the effects of it on our sex lives. According to a website called projectknow.com, 420 million web pages are dedicated to Porn,…
    - 1 Jan 18, 5:51am -
  • 15+ Shocking Illustrations Reveal How Animals Feel By Switching Them With Humans

    15+ Shocking Illustrations Reveal How Animals Feel By Switching Them With Humans

    How pretty scary when you have to depend on animals as the way you treat them? Nobody has no insight about how humans are monstrous unless they get the first hand experience. The above shocking scenes of illustration that are designed to get you to t…
    - 16 Dec 17, 11:51pm -
  • Trend of E-Cigarettes cause more harm than usual habit of smoking – researches reveal
    Harvard University of health and science had worked out on a study about the growing trend among youth – E-cigarettes. E-cigarettes which was said to be less harm to consumers was observed to cause more harmful disease called “popcorn lung” or…
    - 8 Dec 17, 9:15pm -
  • Do You Know How The Position You Sleep In With Your Partner Reveals The Strength Of Your Relationship
    Couples who sleep an inch or less close are happier than those who don’t About 42% of the couples sleep back to back while about 4% face each other Partners who sleep face to face while cuddling were the happiest This article shows how sleeping pos…
    - 1 Dec 17, 12:36pm -
  • Married or not, You should read this…
    “When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to let h…
    - 29 Nov 17, 9:39am -
  • The Word You See First Will Reveal Your Subconscious Personality

    The Word You See First Will Reveal Your Subconscious Personality

    The first word that comes to your mind when you look at this image will determine your result. What word did you see first? What does this say about your subconscious? Keep reading to find out! If you see LOVER: Your subconscious personality is Live…
    - 28 Nov 17, 11:07pm -

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…
    - 91 days ago, 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…
    - 94 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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 Grounding Quality of Mindfulness in Unsettling Times
    The practice of mindfulness allows us to become more aware and less reactive in unsettling times, says Lisa Bennett. She shares how she rediscovered its grounding, life-giving quality in the face of uncertainty.The post The Grounding Quality of Mind…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 10:52am -
  • Recalling design icon Milton Glaser — and his Buddhist visuals
    The graphic designer Milton Glaser died on June 26th on his 91st birthday. His work supported many Buddhism-related causes throughout his life.The post Recalling design icon Milton Glaser — and his Buddhist visuals appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 9:13am -
  • The Power of Sound
    Haleigh Atwood explores the meaning and use of sound in Buddhist practice.The post The Power of Sound appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 9:00am -
  • Waves of Impermanence
    Lion's Roar deputy editor Andrea Miller talks about the ocean and what it means to us.The post Waves of Impermanence appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 2:12pm -
  • Toward a Worldwide Culture of Love
    The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination. The post Toward a Worldwide Culture of Love appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 11:00am -
  • The Challenges of Caregiving
    Tynette Deveaux shares the difficulties of caregiving and the truth of suffering.The post The Challenges of Caregiving appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 9:00am -
  • Lessons From the Natural World
    Lion's Roar magazine's associate art director Andrew Glencross explores our relationship with the natural world.The post Lessons From the Natural World appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 9:00am -
  • Awakening to Our Climate Crisis
    Tynette Deveaux shares why we must put the Buddhist teachings to work in the face of climate change.The post Awakening to Our Climate Crisis appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 9:00am -
  • Do You Believe in Magic?
    Miracles happen every day. Lilly Greenblatt looks at the supernatural and (seemingly) ordinary magic of Buddhism. The post Do You Believe in Magic? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 9:00am -
  • Cyndi Lee on Taking Refuge
    While refuge has multiple forms and multiple meanings, it is necessary in these difficult times. Cyndi Lee explores what it means to take refuge.The post Cyndi Lee on Taking Refuge appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 9:00am -

The Daily Enlightenment

  • ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Of A Manifesto

    ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Of A Manifesto

    In this sixth M:I movie instalment is a rather intriguing yet deluded manifesto featured, that a bombing terrorist insisted to be aired on the news to justify his destruction. Deluded thoughts are especially dangerous when expressed to many with misl…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Jun 20, 7:00am -
  • Fall Haiku

    Fall Haiku

    Always be mindful as all it takes is a slip to fall badly.
    - 12 days ago, 20 Jun 20, 7:00am -
  • That Taught Are Without Differences 教诲无差

    That Taught Are Without Differences 教诲无差

    学佛道者,佛所言说,皆应信顺。譬如食蜜,中边皆甜,吾经亦尔。 — 释迦牟尼佛《四十二章经》: 第三十九章 Those who learn the Buddha’s path, of that the Buddha taught by speaking, all should be faithfully…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Jun 20, 7:00am -
  • Three Ways To See Mountains And Rivers 三看山水

    Three Ways To See Mountains And Rivers 三看山水

    [1] 参禅之初,看山是山,看水是水。[2] 禅有悟时,看山不是山,看水不是水。[3] 禅中彻悟,看山仍然山,看水仍然是水。 — 青原惟信禅师 (意译) As above, it was proposed by Chán Master Qīngyuán…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Jun 20, 7:00am -
  • Be As Bodhisattva-Like As You Can

    Be As Bodhisattva-Like As You Can

    All the suffering there is in this worldarises from wishing our self to be happy.All the happiness there is in this worldarises from wishing others to be happy. ― Santideva You also get plenty of opportunities to help others outside of work. A frie…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 7:00am -
  • Is It ‘Better’ To Eat More Small Animals Or One Big One?

    Is It ‘Better’ To Eat More Small Animals Or One Big One?

    Question: Since we know meat is available only with killing on one’s behalf, does eating several cockles create more or less negative karma than eating a piece of beef? Answer: Generally, the larger the sentient being is, the more developed the ner…
    - 16 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 7:00am -
  • How The Buddha Relieved A Triple Disaster 佛陀如何救济三大灾难

    How The Buddha Relieved A Triple Disaster 佛陀如何救济三大灾难

    Whatever beings are assembled here, terrestrial or celestial,come let us salute the Buddha, the Tathāgata (Verse 15) /the perfect Dharma (Verse 16) / the perfect Saṅgha (Verse 17) /honoured by gods and humans.May there be happiness. – Śākyamun…
    - 31 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 12:52pm -
  • How An Angry Insulter Was Calmly Reasoned With

    How An Angry Insulter Was Calmly Reasoned With

    Overcome the angry by non-anger;overcome the wicked by goodness;overcome the miser by generosity; overcome the liar by truth. — The Buddha(Dhammapada Verse 223) According to the ‘Akkosa Sutta’, or the ‘Discourse On Insults’, Akkosaka (which…
    - 64 days ago, 29 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • A Golden Line Extracted From ‘Extraction’ 

    A Golden Line Extracted From ‘Extraction’ 

    During a few moments of respite, somewhere in the middle of the action-packed movie, the protagonist boy shares a golden quote with his rescuer, who was still grieving for his deceased son — ‘You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying…
    - 68 days ago, 25 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Refuge Haiku

    Refuge Haiku

    The path to enlightenment begins with taking refuge and ends by becoming refuge.
    - 69 days ago, 24 Apr 20, 7:00am -

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