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Engaged Buddhism-How to Help with the Gulf Oil Disaster

One of the things that attracted me to Thich Nhat Hanh was his embodiment of what he called “engaged Buddhism.” While Buddhist monastic life and retreats have their crucial place, our day-to-day actions and their kamma are what show whether we are developing sila—the moral and ethical awakening this is every bit as important as […]

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The wisdom of a fox and the compassion of a woman

Today, I’m going to do something slightly unusual and refer to a post of mine at one of my other blogs, Berkeley, Naturally, entitled: Gray Fox in Strawberry Canyon and a Mother Fox’s Wisdom Although my posts there are nature oriented, all the posts there arise from my great love of our natural world, and […]

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