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Emptiness: The Most Misunderstood Word In Buddhism

Lewis Richmond | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

If we are ever to embrace Buddhism properly into the West, we need to be clear about emptiness, since a wrong understanding of its meaning can be confusing, even harmful.

Choice And Freedom

Ken McLeod | Posted 04.21.2012 | Religion
Ken McLeod

"When he reaches the perfection of wisdom, can a bodhisattva choose to do whatever he wants?" a young man asked. "The illusion of choice is an indication of a lack of freedom," I replied.

The Nature Of Reality And The Long-Distance Relationship

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion
Wendi L. Adamek

I'm about to get on a plane to see my partner. We haven't seen each other in four months. Well, OK, we've seen each other virtually every day for four months. On Skype, of course.

The Buddhist Way Of Being Present To Suffering

Bernie Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bernie Glassman

If you venture out to remember society's forgotten people, and you do so with a spirit of presence and equanimity, you can experience deep fulfillment and wholeness.