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A Serendipitous Path to Buddha

Don’t you love when something just drops in your lap out of seemingly nowhere? In reality, it's more likely that you sent out signals that led to making that thing “happen” into your life. It's …

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How Can You Incorporate Mindfulness into Daily Tasks and Activities?

That is a great question, and it allows me the time to ask a couple more questions: Where do thoughts arise from? Can you pinpoint a thought? Where do they go? Does the mind have a border or perime…

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What Is The Role of a Mentor?

This morning on Facebook, I saw a post on the wall of a Buddhist teacher I follow online that left a bad taste in my mouth. The post was from one of her former students who complained that the teacher…

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What’s Your Religion IQ? (Quiz)

Whatever your own religious or spiritual leanings, you can likely agree that it's valuable to know about other religions. After all, religions may be a significant part of the lives of our friends and…

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What Do You Need To Be Happy? (Hint: You Already Have It)

I am a firm believer in the concept that understanding an idea intellectually is not the same as internalizing it—that is, understanding it on the level of the soul. Time and again, I've read self-hel…

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Wisdom from Deborah King

Wake up! Those two words encompass an entire philosophy of life. According to the ancient seers, we are asleep, dreaming that our day-to-day world is all that is. And that who we are - who we reall…

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Turning Jealousy Into Joy

With the impending presidential election, it's become an onslaught of one-upmanship, with no concession that one or the other might actually be right or have something to offer. It's an endless battle…

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Training the Untrained Mind – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of The Misleading Mind: How We Create Our Own Problems and How Buddhist Psychology Can Help Us Solve Them, by Karuna Cayton. Check out this excerpt from the book, and then le…

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Buddhist Lantern Lighting Ceremony (Amazing Photo)

At a temple on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, thousands of Buddhist monks chant during a lantern lighting ceremony to celebrate Māgha Pūjā day. (March 7, 2012.) Image Credit: …

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The Path to Evolutionary Enlightenment

This summer at Intent Blog we have featured discussions with yoga and wellness teachers in our GaiamTV interview series. In this interview, Andrew Cohen discusses his video on Evolutionary Enlig…

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