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The 'Buddha From Brooklyn' Shares Meditation Tips

Religion News Service | Jay Michaelson | Posted 06.07.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Lama Surya Das, the “Buddha from Brooklyn,” is one of the handful of Westerners who have been teaching meditation for decades. And yet, he s...

My First Encounter With the Sixteenth Karmapa

Lama Surya Das | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion
Lama Surya Das

The true guru never dies: He or she is a principle, an archetype -- not limited by mortality. I carry him in my heart; he carries me and us all in his.

12 Buddhists You Should Be Following On Twitter

Posted 09.26.2011 | Religion

If you are a Buddhist or somebody who is just curious about the tradition and the issues facing it today, Twitter is a great starting point for gettin...

The Commodification of Yoga: The Perfect, the Good and the Spiritual

Ethan Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ethan Nichtern

There is no way to bring a "spiritual" service into a market economy without it facing an insane level of unfair scrutiny. Simply put, in today's day and age, spirituality is bad branding.