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Karma

The 'I' Word

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

I try, not always successfully, to live in integrity with the truth of my experience not because I want to be a good person, but because it's the best thing that I can do for myself. It's the most direct path to my own heart and to the hearts of others.

Are You 'Exactly Where You Are Meant to Be?'

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 02.04.2014 | Religion
Rea Nolan Martin

You are exactly where you are meant to be if you are filled with peace, acceptance, compassion, and love for our fellow humans.

The Three Poisons, Institutionalized

David Loy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
David Loy

The Buddha didn't say much about evil, but he spoke often about what are sometimes called the three roots of evil, also known as the "three poisons."

The Magic of Life

Sadhguru | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

There are two aspects to knowing life: pragna or samadhi. Pragna is the path of awareness. Samadhi is the path of abandon.

The Ugly Truth About Karma

Harshada Rajani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Harshada Rajani

There were so many good times in my life, I was bound to step into some bad times. The world had only taught me how to laugh, but it knew it had to eventually teach me how to cry too.

What's Your Polarity?

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 12.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

Next time you want to pout in your corner and push others aside as if they don't exist, think about what's within your control to change.

Karma Yoga and Down Dog

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

In Karma yoga, we look to our thoughts, words and deeds. If they are bringing us peace and happiness, then we are on the right path.

Faith Journeys, Faith Collisions, and Hip-hop: A Dialogue at the Rubin Museum

Chris Fici | Posted 11.19.2013 | Religion
Chris Fici

As an only child who by his own admittance grew up "sitting on the couch", Pandit suddenly had to share living space with over 60 other monks, sleeping on the floor, taking cold showers, and dodging malaria in one of the world's most overpowering metropolises.

The Problem With Karma

David Loy | Posted 11.10.2013 | Religion
David Loy

It's no use pretending that karma hasn't become a problem for contemporary Buddhism. There are at least two big problems with the ways that karma has often been understood.

10 More Miami Guys You've Probably Dated

Joanna Popper | Posted 10.30.2013 | Miami
Joanna Popper

1.Hablo un poco ingles guy. You have no shared language but his Russian, Creole, French, Portuguese or Spanish turns you on. Love (lust) binds you. Until you get bored watching him Skype back home and just want a conversation with anyone who understands that Liz Lemon is funny.

The Law of Karma

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

The answer lies within your karma, a universal law that governs our world. Powerful well beyond the law of attraction, the law of karma encompasses your every deed. Karma is the accumulation of your thoughts, intentions, and actions, both good and bad.

Understanding Karma and The Hindu's Response to Suffering

Joe McKnight | Posted 10.23.2013 | Religion
Joe McKnight

As catastrophe followed tragedy this summer, I wondered what Hinduism had to say to the innumerable and needless suffering experienced in her home of origin. Christians and Jews can look to Job, Buddhists to non-attachment, but what about Hindus?

Pay It Forward -- A 'Karma Seed' for Success

Tom Lowery | Posted 10.05.2013 | Small Business
Tom Lowery

In this global world of ours, businesses should take note: there are more ways to make money beyond bottom line methods. And there's more to planting good "Karma Seeds" besides making money.

A Lesson in Karma and a Song to Sing

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

So how do we change our karma? Awareness is the answer. We must become fully aware of the process by which karma operates.

Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 09.18.2013 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Most of the time, when people think of monks, they imagine someone living in a monastery on top of a mountain or in the forests practicing silence or ...

'Asi Me Sakhā': A Personal Experience on Friendship

Parth Parihar | Posted 09.18.2013 | Religion
Parth Parihar

This past year at Princeton was a rather humbling and enriching one in general. One particularly important experience was gaining an incredibly inspirational and supportive friend -- someone who became my best friend by the end of the year.

Clinical Karma

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Having medical training is a great privilege, and the source of, at times, quite literal life and death power. With that power comes a grave responsibility -- but bearing that is a privilege as well. Medical training is not a product of good fortune, but of willful preparation.

If You Believe It, It Is Right...

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 08.28.2013 | Religion
Tarun Sakhrani

In the end, it is what you believe and not what others want you to believe that matters. If it is karma, then so be it. If it is your own attitude, then so be it

Dying to Be on a Yatra/Pilgrimage?

Deepak Sarma | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

Yet another good question that Hindus ought to ask concerns the auspiciousness of dying while on a pilgrimage (yatra). Is it possible to die a "good d...

Karma Is Over-Rated

Caren Chesler | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Caren Chesler

As he walked off, I thought the world is divided into two kinds of people: those who need everything to go right in order to be happy, and those who can be happy regardless of how things go. I wished I was the latter. I vowed to try harder.

Why Karma At Times Stings Us When We Help Another

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Pappalardo

Very often our powers of intuition are the last defense against taking an action that we end up regretting.

Om Is the Vibration of the Universe

Jeff Cannon | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

Om is more than a sound, but the vibration of the universe. It is the frequency of energy that connects and joins all things together. It is not a sh...

How To Use Technology From A Buddhist Perspective

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche | Posted 08.02.2013 | Religion
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

In the past, technological culture-changers like the telephone and electricity took a long time to produce and cultures had more time to absorb and contemplate their impact. Now, things are changing so fast that we have little time to contemplate and absorb their impact.

Dharma and Guns

Anushka Fernandopulle | Posted 04.07.2013 | Religion
Anushka Fernandopulle

While we are still flawed as humans, it is wise to foster choices that cause less harm to ourselves and others by limiting easy access to firearms.

The Day The Universe Spoke To Me

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Sometimes the universe speaks to me. The problem is, I don't always know what it's saying. But on one recent Sunday, it roared in my ear and I got the message loud and clear. Shirley MacLaine would be proud.