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Becoming Buddha

Ever wonder what the moment of illumination was like for the Buddha? People have looked to his words for wisdom and inspiration for many hundreds of years. Now, one of the shining lights of our own ce…

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Being Buddha At Work – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Being Buddha At Work: 101 Ancient Truths on Change, Stress, Money, and Success, by Franz Metcalf and BJ Gallagher. Check out this wisdom on choosing and changing your care…

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Empower Your Relationship to Money

" The greatest wealth is contentment." Dhammapada I am consistently hearing people discuss the possibility of another Wall Street market crash and a return to their financial fears for survival tha…

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Fasting For Spiritual Clarity

"When you fast the light will illuminate you." Mahatma Gandhi In 1985 I was living near the ocean and reading The Essene Gospels of Peace, an ancient manuscript discovered by Edmond Bordeaux Sz…

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Do Americans Worship A Disposable Jesus?

When news broke of Osama bin Laden's death, we had quite a dialogue going on Owning Pink after I wrote my thoughts in this post (and then this post to follow, about speaking my truth). It got me quest…

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Living Your Life As an Example to Others

“Make of yourself a light,” said the Buddha, before he died."  Mary Oliver Wanting people to change can become one of your biggest challenges as you transform your own life with diet, yoga and medi…

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Buddha as a Role Model (video)

Pema Chödrön, whose teachings and writings on meditation have helped make Buddhism accessible to a broad Western audience, speaks to Bill Moyers about her view of the Buddha. He was not a god, not …

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The Buddha on Friendship

The Buddha often emphasized the characteristics of a good friend. He spoke about a good friend as one who gives a kind of happiness based on knowing our interconnectedness, and that learning to be a f…

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