Buddhism

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    Buddhist Geeks online magazine Paid Member

    The excellent podcast outfit known as Buddhist Geeks has been reborn with a new website and online magazine! Check it out here. Best of luck to Vince and Emily! More »
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    A Flower Blooms in China Paid Member

    A very rare and very small flower grew under a nun's washing machine in China. More »
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    Stephen Batchelor at New York Insight Paid Member

    Book Launch hosted by Tricycle and New York Insight: Confession of a Buddhist Atheist Stephen Batchelor at New York Insight Meditation Center Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Stephen’s new book Confession of a Buddhist Atheist tells the story of his thirty-seven-year quest to understand the meaning of Buddhism. It recounts his life as a monk in India and Korea and concludes with his search to discover the historical Buddha. Stephen will talk about the writing of the book and read selected passages. More »
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    The Dalai Lama on Twitter (for real this time) Paid Member

    We all remember the bogus Dalai Lama Twitter account and the tweetheartbreak that followed. Now His Holiness has a verified account (just like Ashton Kutcher.) What is it? @dalailama, natch. If you're part of the Twitterati or whatever it's called this minute (like Tricycle is) give him a follow. As of this posting, HH is at the propitious number of 108,000 followers. UPDATE: The Dalai Lama is not (yet?) personally posting, as the Huffington Post reports. More »
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    A-List Buddhists on The Daily Beast Paid Member

    The Tiger Woods drama and Obama's meeting with the Dalai Lama has led to much mainstream exposure of celebrity Buddhists, and renewed interest in the Dalai Lama himself: - Why Americans Love the Dalai Lama on CNN - A-List Buddhists on The Daily Beast More »
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    Dalai Lama Weighs in on Tiger Woods Paid Member

    Fresh from his meeting with President Obama (which was "unofficial," meaning that the Dalai Lama was considered to be a spiritual leader, not a head of state,) the Dalai Lama spoke up on what everyoe REALLY wants to know: What does the Dalai Lama think of Tiger Woods and his mea culpa Friday, which highlighted his Buddhist beliefs? The Dalai Lama said he did not know who Woods was, but said self-discipline is among Buddhism's highest values. When it comes to adultery, he said, "all religions have the same idea." "I think mainly whether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that's important," he said. "Self-discipline with awareness of consequences." More »