Mindful Eating, Healthy Eating »

How relevant is Mindfulness in the modern world?
What does Buddhism says about mindful eating?
How do we apply it in the contemporary world where over-eating is an issue?

Mindfulness as a concept and practice occupies a significant place in the overall scheme of Buddhist meditative training. It is practiced and emphasized in all Buddhist schools/traditions (Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana) and is considered a key aspect of the path to realization and liberation. »

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Advice from the Dalai Lama on Overcoming Negative Emotions »

In practicing the Buddha’s teachings, we must develop infinite altruism towards all sentient beings, in particular to human beings. The opposite is attachment. With attachment, it immediately brings us into a “we” and “they” situation. We will always take care of our “we” or “me” but we usually don’t care about the others. »

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Being Truly Happy »

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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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