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Touching the Untouchables in a Rural Indian Village

Jim Luce | Posted 03.17.2012 | World
Jim Luce

I have been privileged to visit two "Untouchable" villages while here on pilgrimage in India -- the first about four miles outside Bodh Gaya in Bihar province, and the other about four hours south of here, in the village of Dumri in Jharkhand province.

Before There Was Stress Reduction, There Was No-Thought

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 11.11.2011 | Religion
Wendi L. Adamek

As Master Wuzhu puts it: "When there is true no-thought, no-thought itself is not." This "formless practice" immediately makes the everyday challenge of making distinctions and choices even more challenging.

The Buddha's Teachings About The Soul

Lewis Richmond | Posted 07.27.2011 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

The whole truth is not so simple. At the heart of the Buddha's teaching is something not graspable by intellect alone, not expressible in words alone, not comprehensible by logic alone.

Emotional Eating is Inevitable, Make It Mindful

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Just to prime your mind a bit, let me ask you this: who ate your happiness? Emotional eating is utterly misunderstood and unnecessarily demonized. E...

Mindfully Choose What You Will Mindlessly Overeat

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

If you resent portion control and calorie counting, you can overeat and not bother with being mindful of fullness as long as what you overeat is low in caloric density.