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Archive | July, 2007
Prisoner C. M. reflects on the effects on his practice of time spent gardening. Any work can be made into contemplative practice.
An interview with Buddhadharma about full ordination for women and the conference in Hamburg 2007.
Support of the establishment of bhikshuni ordination in the Tibetan tradition.
We can embrace our experiences, whether difficult or pleasant, in a way that is neither grasping nor avoiding.
Detailed research establishing a precedent in Tibet where ordination was given together by monks from two different Vinaya traditions (short version).
A student shares how setting a strong virtuous motivation transformed her experience of undergoing brain surgery.
Examining the disadvantages of self-centeredness, and how to use mindfulness and introspective awareness to reduce self-centeredness.
Can we really hold all beings dear, even those whose actions are harmful? These talks offer ways to develop a balanced perspective in the face of tragedy.
A tragic event near the Abbey introduces understanding how what happens in daily life affects the weight and accumulation of karma.