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Books in Brief: An American Buddhist Life, The Buddha’s Way of Happiness, Bodhisattva Attitude: How to Dedicate Your Life to Others »


An American Buddhist Life. Memoirs of a Modern Dharma Pioneer, 2011 by Charles S. Prebish; The Buddha’s Way of Happiness. Healing Sorrow, Transforming Negative Emotion & Finding Well-Being in the Present Moment, 2010 by Thomas Bien; Bodhisattva Attitude: How to Dedicate Your Life to Others, 2012 by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. »

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John Daido Loori, Roshi

Chasing Buddhas & Ancestors »


Dharma Discourse by John Daido Loori, Roshi

Master Yunmen entered the dharma hall, ascended the high seat and said, “It is well known that silence is a virtue and that clarity is common in these times, and that this generation is living at the end of the imitation period of Buddhism. »

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Wisdom at Work »


An interview with Venerable Sayadaw U Tejaniya

U Tejaniya’s delightfully illustrated book, Don’t Look Down on the Defilements, They Will Laugh at You, aptly characterizes his teaching style—accessible and true to the traditional teachings of the Buddha. The following is an interview that appeared in Tricycle, a US Buddhist magazine. »

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a balanced approach to life

A Balanced Approach to Life »


by Venerable Hung I

A Buddhist education consists of aspiring to understand Sakyamuni Buddha’s enlightenment, wisdom, and courage and using this knowledge to improve one’s karma and achieving nirvana. »

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Why Buddhist Education is Important »


by Venerable Wei Wu

Many years ago, when I was in Hong Kong, I was introduced to a very generous supporter of a temple who agreed to HK$4 million to the International Buddhist College (IBC). She told me that she had sent her daughter to one of the best schools in Hong Kong which was run by Christians. Most of the good schools in Hong Kong are run by Christians, especially Catholics who started schools a long time ago. After her daughter attended the Christian school for some time, she decided not to follow her mother to the temple anymore. »

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