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Kalama Sutta

Kalama Sutta
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Shambhala SunSpace Read the intro from the new Shambhala Sun book, Buddha’s Daughters: Teachings from Women Who Are Shaping Buddhism in the West In addition to A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation, this Spring marks the release of another Shambhala Sun book, Buddha’s Daughters, edited by Shambhala Sun Deputy Editor Andrea Miller. The book is available now — click here to order or for more information. Below, you can read Andrea’s introduction to the book (as well as browse its chock-full Table of Contents). Buddha’s Daughters: Introduction I had my first taste of Buddhism in university when I took a class on Chinese and Japanese religions. My professor did not go on to address modern Buddhism’s state of flux—that was beyond the scope of our class. Artist and former Buddhist monk Andrew Binkley explores “A Space Between” in Hawaii museum installation Photography collage from the “Just Being” series. Tell us what you think of the May Shambhala Sun in our quick online survey Thanks, Melvin (McLeod) Scrabble goes Zen?

The Indicator: 101 Things I Didn’t Learn in Architecture School This article is co-authored by Sherin Wing 1] Even if your boss is your friend he may have to axe you to save his business. 2] Read the book, On Bullshit, by Harry G. Frankfurt. Carry it with you. It’s pocket-sized. 3] Do not drink at work and especially do not get toasted around your colleagues under any circumstances. 4] No matter how highly you may think of yourself you may still be a minion in the eyes of others who hold more power than you. 5] Once you leave architecture school not everybody cares about architecture or wants to talk about it. 6] All eating habits and diets acquired during school should be jettisoned. 7] The hygiene habits you kept in architecture school are inappropriate for real life; bathe regularly and change your underwear. 8] The rush and exhilaration you experience in studio may be inversely proportional to how much you will enjoy working for a firm. 9] It’s architecture, not medicine. Keep reading after the break. 12] The industry underpays.

7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history? Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead. Unless of course you’re clairaudient, be my guest. Even though these great teachers have passed on, their words still live, and in them their wisdom. 1. “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” - Lawrence J. In order for us to achieve our dreams, we must have a vision of our goals. Action: Visualize a life of your wildest dreams. 2. “It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson The best way to learn something is to dive right in to it. Action: You must define your fears in order to conquer them. 3. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. Our thoughts determine our reality. Action: Create a list of your intentions and desires. 4. Action: Realize that happiness is a choice. 5. 6. 7. Courtesy of

Φροντιστηριο ΕΑΠ | Mαθηματα και εργασιες για φοιτητές ΔΕΟ - ΦΥΕ - ΑΕΙ - ΤΕΙ | 95895d1229374265-funny-strange-random-pics-24mcj1g.jpg (500×667) From the entire VRI team, we'd like to thank you for your support over the past 40 days. Going forward from the Kickstarter, we are now focusing our entire efforts at There you will be able to pledge directly to game development. For Kickstarter pledgers, nothing has been charged to you, so please feel free to resubmit your pledges at the post-Kickstarter site. Should you have any questions, our team is ready to take your questions at Thank you again, from the bottom of our hearts. Come join in the development process, and we'll see you all in Terminus very soon! Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is an MMORPG based on challenging gameplay and open world high fantasy, with a strong focus on group-oriented content. The player is a legendary Hero, stripped of his or her powerful relics and left to explore the distinct and epic regions of Terminus. "Strata! Classes 1. Races 1. Stretch Races 1. Game Features Click here for the Community Q&A Video Series

Buddhism now FUN - The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity The Wayback Machine - by Carlo M. Cipollaillustrations by James Donnelly The first basic law of human stupidity The first basic law of human stupidity asserts without ambiguity that: Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation. At first, the statement sounds trivial, vague and horribly ungenerous. a) people whom one had once judged rational and intelligent turn out to be unashamedly stupid. b) day after day, with unceasing monotony, one is harassed in one's activities by stupid individuals who appear suddenly and unexpectedly in the most inconvenient places and at the most improbable moments. The First Basic Law prevents me from attributing a specific numerical value to the fraction of stupid people within the total population: any numerical estimate would turn out to be an underestimate. The second basic law Frequency distribution

Stanford Continuing Studies :: Course :: PHY 24 - 32 W This Stanford Continuing Studies course is a collection of classes and lectures that is the minimalist approach to Theoretical Physics. A student following this curriculum would achieve a solid understanding of Modern Physics in an optimized manner. It is the minimum that is required to begin to understanding theoretical physics. In Professor Susskind's words ... "A number of years ago I became aware of the large number of physics enthusiasts out there who have no venue to learn modern physics and cosmology. Fat advanced textbooks are not suitable to people who have no teacher to ask questions of, and the popular literature does not go deeply enough to satisfy these curious people. While these courses build upon one another, each course also stands on its own, and both individually and collectively they let students attain the "theoretical minimum" for thinking intelligently about modern physics. Leonard Susskind, Felix Bloch Professor of Physics