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    Overturning Terror Paid Member

    THE BUDDHA AND THE TERRORIST, by Satish Kumar More »
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    Books in Brief Paid Member

    THE WISDOM OF IMPERFECTION by Rob Preece; THE STORY OF TIBET by Thomas Laird; ZEN PIONEER: THE LIFE AND WORKS OF RUTH FULLER SASAKI by Isabel Stirling; A CASCADING WATERFALL OF NECTAR by Thinley Norbu More »
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    Let's Get Lost: Television to meditate to Paid Member

    LOST, ABC, Wednesdays, 9/8c View the print version of this article in PDF format LOST ABC Wednesdays, 9/8c A closed eyelid fills the screen. Suddenly it swings wide open, and the pupil, at first dilated, immediately contracts, as if reacting to brilliant light. That's the first shot of the first episode of Lost, ABC's phenomenally successful dramatic series, now in its second season. Several variations of this image recur in later episodes—a tantalizing hint that somehow the show is an allegory of the process of awakening, of opening to the light of awareness. More hints will follow. More »
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    Comic Book Buddha Paid Member

    BUDDHA, VOLUMES 7 & 8, by Osamu Tezuka View the print version of this article in PDF format BUDDHA, VOLUME 7: PRINCE AJATASATTU Osamu Tezuka New York: Vertical, Inc., January 2006 420 pp.; $24.95 (cloth)   BUDDHA, VOLUME 8: JETAVANA Osamu Tezuka New York: Vertical, Inc., January 2006 368 pp.; $24.95 (cloth) More »
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    Traveling Man: Off the map, on the path Paid Member

    BEYOND THE HOUSE OF THE FALSE LAMA, by George Crane View the print version of this article in PDF format Beyond the House of the False Lama: Travels with Monks, Nomads, and Outlaws George Crane San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005 320 pp.; $24.95 (cloth) More »
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    Sympathy For Schopenhauer: Half of the story Paid Member

    THE SCHOPENHAUER CURE, by Irvin D. Yalom View the print version of this article in PDF format The Schopenhauer Cure Irvin D. Yalom New York: Harper Perennial, January 2006 384 pp.; $13.95 (paper) More »