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Buddhist Teaching

Elderhood: A Buddhist Approach To Aging Well

Lewis Richmond | Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

Each day and every day for the next twenty years, 10,000 boomers will turn 65. This is a fact with enormous implications for our politics, our society -- and, I believe, our spiritual life.

Buddhism And Wealth: Defining 'Right Livelihood'

Lewis Richmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

"Right Livelihood" is a traditional Buddhist teaching that meant ethical livelihood. But the Buddha could not have conceived of today's complex societies. Now, "right livelihood" is a societal, even planetary, responsibility.