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No Silence

I've been researching what the Buddha and Buddhist teachers have said about mindfulness. The Buddha taught that we should cultivate mindfulness of our bodies and the sensations in our bodies as well as of our mental processes and the phenomena in front of us. I'm a bit hung up on the sensation part. I have tinnitus, which is a fancy word for "ringing in the ears." Except I don't hear ringing; I hear crickets.
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The Buddha's Views on Women

Religion : SoMA Review (6 years ago)

If there was a Buddhist instructor today who taught that men are superior to women, and that women are slaves to their bodies and thus incapable of transcending the bonds of the physical world, odds are he wouldn't get invited to s... Read Post

Prepare Now: Meditation teacher Allan Lokos’s harrowing, inspiring story

Religion / Buddhism : Shambhala SunSpace (5 days ago)

Death can come at any time, so the Buddha warned us to get ready now. Knowing that helped Buddhist teacher Allan Lokos after a terrible plane crash. Rod Meade Sperry tells Lokos’s harrowing but inspiring story inside the current, Ju... Read Post

Chanting and Singing and Mindfulness

Religion / Buddhism : Buddhism Headlines (2 years ago)

The Buddha taught that mindfulness has four foundations. These are mindfulness of body (kayasati), of feelings or sensations (vedanasati), of mind or mental processes (cittasati), and of mental objects or qualities (dhammasati).... ... Read Post


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