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5 Ways to Do Hipster Right

Joni Edelman | Posted 06.19.2015 | Comedy
Joni Edelman

Grow beard. Added points for handlebar mustache. Double points for man bun. Triple points for man bun messier than your wife's.

Not My Monkey, Not My Circus

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

I have a habit of being almost fanatical about my commitments. If I say I'm going to do something, come hell or high water, I'll do it. For the most...

The Fork In the Road to Enlightenment

Frank Giustra | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Frank Giustra

Have you ever tried to achieve a Buddha like level of enlightenment? I tried once and lasted less than 24 hours. Too many other distractions were getting in the way, like my work commitments and a real estate purchase I was trying to close.

Michael Jordan's Mindfulness Meditation Coach: The Secret Weapon of Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and You

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Woo-woo or not, compassion is needed today more than ever, and perhaps mindfulness can help bring us there. Through Mumford's book, we can all learn to be Mindful Athletes in our day-to-day lives.

"Oh, My God:" The Laments of Jesus Echo Throughout All Religions

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.15.2015 | Religion
Bernard Starr

I've always wondered what Jesus would have said about acts perpetrated in His name. On the one hand, Christians called Jesus the Lamb of God, the Prince of Peace, and the Embodiment of Love.

Sacred Statues Destroyed By The Taliban Return As Ghostly Projections

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

A pair of sacred statues that the Taliban destroyed in Afghanistan have been recreated by enormous 3-D light projections. The Sunni Muslim Taliban ...

How Meditation and Breath of Fire Will Help You Become a Master of Your Art

swami varadan | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
swami varadan

One must enjoy their creative process. One must love their creative process. And one must be fulfilled in their creative process. Breath of Fire and Vipassana Meditation helps us achieve these goals.

How to Overcome the Fear of Death -- Two Possibilities

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

The fear of death always comes at or near the top of people's worst fears. Some psychologists believe that this is such a potent fear, we push it down...

Fighting Fire With Water

Brian Akers | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brian Akers

One year at teen camp I heard a minister tell a story that I still use to this very day. It was all about the Buddha and a guy who really hated him. I...

Muted Celebrations Of Buddha's Birthday In Nepal

AP | Katy Daigle | Posted 05.04.2015 | Religion

BIDUR, Nepal (AP) - Celebrations of Buddha's birthday in Nepal were muted on Monday, as the faithful turned their prayers to loved ones lost in the co...

A Picture Postcard From Yangon, Myanmar

Alison Teal | Posted 06.07.2015 | Travel
Alison Teal

"Why is the Buddha so effeminate?" I asked our guide. "It's all in the eyes of the artist. The artist wants to make the Buddha the most beautiful thi...

24 Hours at the Cross: A Holy Week Confrontation with Execution in Texas

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 05.31.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

During Holy Week, I knew I needed to carry my cross down and share the love of God. I cannot let hate and violence continue without question. For the follower of Jesus, the biggest questions are always in the form of a cross.

Shakespeare's Parting Words

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 05.30.2015 | Books
M.W. Jacobs

The speech 'Our revels now are ended' is famous as Shakespeare's farewell address to us, his audience. It is usually delivered indirectly to the theater audience by the retiring magician Prospero near the end of The Tempest , the last play written entirely by Shakespeare and written at the end of his career.

The Faithful Shopper: Don't PassOver the Easter Treats

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.30.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Happy Passover - Happy Easter! As always, I focus on the sugary for these joyous holidays - chocolate treats that promise even sweeter days in the spring and summer to come.

A Psychedelic Image Of Buddha Got This Man Jailed In Myanmar

Reuters | Jared Ferrie & Aye Win Myint | Posted 05.17.2015 | Religion

A Myanmar court on Tuesday jailed a New Zealand bar manager and two Myanmar colleagues for two and a half years for insulting religion by using a p...

Inspiring Yourself to Achieve Greater Things in Life

Alka Pratap | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Alka Pratap

Success isn't just a byproduct of one's desire. Success also requires capability. If you are really serious about achieving what you wish to, developing the right kinds of capabilities, whether of body, mind or both, is essential.

If Buddha Was a Working Mother

Nicole Rosengren | Posted 05.10.2015 | Parents
Nicole Rosengren

It's not often you see statues of Buddha looking disheveled, balancing a screaming child in one arm and groceries in the other while trying to unlock a front door with his teeth in the rain only to kick open the door and fall on a Hot Wheels toy, do you? Nope -- you don't.

Why #TheDress Is the Most Important Meme of the Year

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 05.03.2015 | Media
Robert J. Rosenthal

It's been fun to watch pundits try to add something -- anything -- of value to a worldwide discussion about a $77 dress. What the commentators have generally overlooked is the larger and deeper meaning of #TheDress meme. It's about subjectivity in an era that is both global and local.

Scan Reveals Big Surprise Inside Ancient Statue

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.26.2015 | Science

Researchers examining a nearly 1,000-year-old statue of Buddha on display in Holland discovered something very unusual hidden inside: the mummy of a m...

How To Ask Buddha For Your Fortune In Taiwan

Fathom | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Fathom

You don't necessarily have to be Buddhist to do this. I like to view it as a free public advice forum.

Meditation 101: A Multi-Step Process

Ko Im | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

Beware of extremes and delusions. Recognize everything is an illusion. Along those lines -- perception is not reality, it is deception. Emptiness is not nothingness but is the real nature of phenomena; it is the way things really are as opposed to the way they appear.

What the Buddha Taught Me in Sedona

Tova Payne | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Tova Payne

Last month I was in Sedona -- one of the most breathtaking places I've ever been. During my journey I adventured through several hiking trails -- bu...

On Pilgrimage in India

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 02.12.2015 | Travel
Ann Tashi Slater

We are drawn to places by our dreams, the dreams of our ancestors, and the collective dreaming of people through the centuries. These places are made special for us by what happened there, whether in our personal history or the larger history of the world.

Bodhi Day 2014: Commemorating The Enlightenment Of The Buddha

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 12.09.2014 | Religion

Bodhi Day is a Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the Buddha achieved enlightenment, translated as bodhi in Sanskrit or Pali. Bodhi Day i...

Daily Meditation: Make Art

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.26.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...