Occupy Buddhism The Movement of the Real Is Buddhism irrelevant in a world of brutality and permanent crisis? Does it have the legs of an emancipatory religion, a religion of liberation with the power to transform societies and cultures?
» Letting Go of Attachment, from A to Zen “Most of our troubles are due to our passionate desire for and attachment to things that we misapprehend as enduring entities.” ~Dalai Lama
President Obama, I oppose your appointment of Michael Taylor, a former VP and lobbyist for Monsanto, the widely criticized genetically modified (GM) food multinational, as senior advisor to the commissioner at the FDA. Taylor is the same person who as a high-ranking official at the FDA in the 1990s promoted allowing genetically modified organisms into the U.S. food supply without undergoing a single test to determine their safety or risks. This is a travesty. Taylor was in charge of policy for Monsanto's now-discredited GM bovine growth hormone (rBGH), which is opposed by many medical and hospital organizations. Tell Obama to Cease FDA Ties to Monsanto
The hour of meditation question and answer index | Sri Chinmoy Centre Is there a certain hour in the morning that is most conducive to meditation? The very best time to meditate is between three and four o'clock in the morning. This is the Brahma Muhurta, the Hour of God.
Nicolas Notovitch Nicolas Notovitch Nikolaj Aleksandrovič Notovič, known as Nicolas Notovitch (born 1858) was a Russian aristocrat, Cossack officer, spy and journalist. Notovitch is known for his 1887 book claiming that during his unknown years, Jesus left Galilee for India and studied with Buddhists and Hindus there before returning to Judea. Notovitch's claim was based on a document he said he had seen at the Hemis Monastery while he stayed there, but later confessed to having fabricated his evidence. Modern scholars view Notovitch's accounts of the travels of Jesus to India a hoax which includes major inconsistencies.
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9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better | zen habits “Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk Post written by Leo Babauta. Are you simply moving through your day, without fully living?