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A Panacea Called Contentment

The Buddha said, “Contentment is the greatest wealth.” His statement holds a timeless truth that rings true today more than ever. We are living in

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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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The Most Intimate

There is a Zen phrase that says, “Not knowing is the most intimate.” I first heard it quoted in a yoga class many years ago.

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The Way of the Bodhisattvas

It is important to ask questions of ourselves, such as is it enough to only practice meditation or sadhana on the cushion? Are we becoming self-indulging Dharma

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Taxing the Robots and Other Externalities

Technological developments have contributed enormously to the improvement of human living conditions, replacing physical labor with machines and expanding mental capacity with computer automation. Nevertheless,

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