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The Buddhist Retirement Plan

A financial adviser once told me that most people only really begin saving for retirement in their mid-forties. It would be better to start earlier,

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Touring Buddhist Hell

I stood in front of a life-sized plaster statue of a Chinese administrator. He was examining a scroll at his desk, while fellow administrators hovered

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The Difference Age Makes

Life is pain. That is the first noble truth. Like most practitioners and scholars of Buddhism, I have given that truth a considerable amount of

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A Student Death

One of my students killed himself this year. He was 20 years old. A friend of his came by my office to tell me the

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