1. on the selfie of self-compassion - part 1

     

    I’m like one of those Japanese bowls… I have some cracks in me, they have been filled with gold…

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    HI there! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Last you looked I was headed off on a training retreat to learn how to teach a self-compassion program developed by Chris Germer and Kristin Neff. It was quite the gathering of…

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  2. 10:05 22nd Mar 2014

    Notes: 28

    Reblogged from wisdompubs

    "When we are willing to be intimate with what actually is here now, to look directly at all of our experience, we might recognize that this is our life, however different from our thoughts and ideas about it."

    Awesome book by Roshi Enkyo - Most Intimate.

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    Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara, “Simple Joy

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  3. 10:03

    Notes: 2

    Reblogged from wisdompubs

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“I am amazed every day by the stories of people around the world who give of themselves to help others. Inspiring Generosity is a beautiful book.”—President Bill Clinton
Discover Inspiring Generosity, a profound collection of stories and quotes on the true gold of this life: generosity.

    wisdompubs:

    “I am amazed every day by the stories of people around the world who give of themselves to help others. Inspiring Generosity is a beautiful book.”—President Bill Clinton

    Discover Inspiring Generosity, a profound collection of stories and quotes on the true gold of this life: generosity.

     
  4. a thousand hands of compassion - book review

    a thousand hands of compassion – book review

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    Some time ago, one of my dharma friends sent me this lovely book. A Thousand Hands of Compassion: The Chant of Korean Spirituality and Enlightenmentby Seon Master Daehaeng¹. I was strangely moved. Strangely because I have never really believed that people who haven’t met face to face actually have the capacity to activate a resonance that one might call a bond, a quiet joy, a sense of being…

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  5. diy dhamma drama or here we goes agin

    diy dhamma drama or here we goes agin

    I posted this on my Facebook status:

    We are The Holy Relic of the Misappropriated Matcha. Our rituals include eating Green Tea Ice Cream to show our unmitigated devotion to all things sacrilegious. In a “not-yer-mamma’s-non-duality” way, of course!

    It’s a response to a series of posts from various places. The first series was in reaction to Wisdom 2.0 which berated secular forms of mindfulness…

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  6. gyres of time & space - a review of ruth ozeki’s a tale for the time being @ozekilandView Post

    gyres of time & space - a review of ruth ozeki’s a tale for the time being @ozekiland

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  7. the blinding sound of a callingI’ve been feeling more deeply how frustrating my peripatetic spiritual path has been. Is. And, for…View Post

    the blinding sound of a calling

    I’ve been feeling more deeply how frustrating my peripatetic spiritual path has been. Is. And, for…

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  8. Ruth Ozeki

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    Interviewed by Kris Kosaka

    Bestselling author Ruth Ozeki celebrates the Zen idea of the “positionless position,” the “not one not two” ambiguity of life with her being and her work. Her third novel, A Tale for the Time…

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  9. turning into the new yearAlready.
Another year.
And we continue with the Great Matter.
I’ve been reading of the passing…View Post

    turning into the new year

    Already.

    Another year.

    And we continue with the Great Matter.

    I’ve been reading of the passing…

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  10. Warm Wishes from 108 Zen Books!
Wishing Everyone
a wonderful week of celebrations 
as the light lingers longer 
and the darkness…View Post

    Warm Wishes from 108 Zen Books!

    Wishing Everyone
    a wonderful week of celebrations
    as the light lingers longer
    and
    the darkness…

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