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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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Self-reflection in Kashmir

The world is beset by what are often called “intractable problems.” Agitation and response seem to run in circles of escalating violence, with little apparent

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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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The New Year Is Now

The turning of the year is a natural time to pause and reflect on our lives, be it for the lunar or the Gregorian calendar.

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