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12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

Learning Buddhism In The West, The Questions Of Women And Conflict

Lewis Richmond | Posted 03.28.2012 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

One meme that mainstream society has absorbed about Buddhism is that it is all about peacefulness and calm. That is not untrue, but it is not the whole story.

The Path To Buddhist Enlightenment: Sometimes Assertion, Sometimes Surrender

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

These days, thanks to the "law of attraction," the Buddha's model of awakening may seem more attractive than Ananda's. But in my experience, the spiritual life oscillates between both.

Creating Community in LA: Neighborhood Meditation Groups

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

There are neighborhood meditation groups springing up all over, offering the opportunity for a unique and often profound connection among friends, neighbors and, yes, strangers.