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Dec 2015

A New Tradition


Inspired by her friends, my mother started a new tradition in our h.. more..

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Jan 2016

Trusting Your Journey


A business man was late for his flight. He reached the boarding gate just before it closed. Sweating and out of breath, he scanned his boarding pass at the counter and quickly made his way to the plane.
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Jan 2016

Bodhidharmas Two Gates and Four Pracitices


 Bodhidharma was a Buddhist master who lived during the 5th or 6th century. He brought Chan (Zen) Buddhism to China. Here is a summary of his most essential teachings for enlightenment.

 

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Feb 2016

Eight Life Lessons from a trek to Mount Kilimanjaro


My friend Manasvi has shared her learnings from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

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Feb 2016

Welcoming and Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking


A couple of months back I received a message from a lady who had a challenge with presenting her ideas in public. I gave her a few suggestions on how to work with this challenge.

She recently sent me this email requesting that I share w.. more..

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Feb 2016

5 Ways to Know Yourself


In January, I had the unique opportunity of practicing with Shinzen Young, a wonderful Dharma Teacher from the US who trained in the Zen tradition and is on the forefront of the dialogue between science and spirituality. 

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Mar 2016

The Burning House


A man who had gone out of town returned and was shocked to find that h.. more..

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Mar 2016

11 Beautiful Untranslatable Japanese Words


Once, when I asked my friend from a small tribe in Burma how they would say “breakfast” there, she told me that they didn’t have a word for it because they only ate twice a day--lunch and dinner. I happen to have a lot of frien.. more..

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Apr 2016

The Empty Boat


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Apr 2016

The Impossible is Possible


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