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Gladden the Mind: Four Ways to Practice with Negative Thinking
Practicing self-compassion and understanding negativity
Uploaded 5 May 2017
Teaching Chan in the UK
Propagating the Chan tradition in Britain
Uploaded 29 Dec 2016
A Small and Precious Miracle
Meditating on metta
Uploaded 4 Nov 2016
Procrastination, Determination, and Compassion
The spiritual perfection of adhitthana
Uploaded 7 Oct 2016
Buddhism and Creative Writing, Part One
Can creative writing be considered part of our Dharma practice
Uploaded 26 Aug 2016
Reinstating Animal Rights in Sri Lanka
Charting changing attitudes towards animal rights in a Buddhist nation
Uploaded 30 Jun 2016
The Perfection of Giving
On the delight of generosity, practiced with mindfulness and unconditional love
Uploaded 24 Mar 2016
Dharma Art as a Way of Being
The transformative impact of Dharma on living and on art
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
The Lesson of Patacara: Reaching Out to Seattle’s Downtrodden and Dispossessed
The story of Patacara inspires American Buddhists to provide refuge for the homeless
Uploaded 13 Nov 2015
Can Mindfulness be Practiced Independently of Buddhism?
In February this year, Time magazine included a feature called “The Mindful Revolution” as its cover story, illustrated with an image of a girl meditating peacefully. With the great efforts to researc
Uploaded 14 Nov 2014
Why Haiku Holds the Flavor of Zen
Furu ike ya kawazu tobikomu mizu no oto   The old pond a frog jumps in kerplunk    Matsuo Basho’s (1644–94) haiku—that mind-altering frog vanishing into an ancient pond—has become so deeply sc
Uploaded 7 Nov 2014
The Light of the Lotus Moon: The Art and Wisdom of Otagaki Rengetsu
“Fluttering Merrily” by Otagaki Rengetsu, Japan, 1840s–50s, calligraphy and painting in ink on paper mounted as a hanging scroll; Private Collection, Switzerland             
Uploaded 19 Sep 2014
Why Practice Mindfulness Anyway?
With most things in our daily lives, it's easy to lose sight of why we do what we do. It's so easy to keep up a form while forgetting the meaning or to drop form and meaning only to drift away from wh
Uploaded 11 Jul 2014
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