Book Giveaway: The Essential Dogen
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Book Giveaway: The Essential Dogen

Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism, is one of the greatest religious, philosophical, and literary geniuses of Japan. His writings have been studied by Zen students for centuries, particularly his masterwork, Shobo Genzo or Treasury of the True Dharma Eye. This is the first book to offer the great master’s incisive wisdom in … Continue reading

Renounce One Thing
Daily Wisdom / From the Editors / Giveaways / Pema Chödrön

Renounce One Thing

For one day (or one day a week), refrain from something you habitually do to run away, to escape. Pick something concrete, such as overeating or excessive sleeping or overworking or spending too much time texting or checking e-mails. Make a commitment to yourself to gently and compassionately work with refraining from this habit for … Continue reading

Book Giveaway: The Best Buddhist Writing 2012
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Book Giveaway: The Best Buddhist Writing 2012

The Best Buddhist Writing 2012 edited by Melvin McLeod and the editors of the Shambhala Sun Hot off the press! This is a treasury of the most notable, profound, and thought-provoking Buddhist-inspired writing published in the last year. Includes essays from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chodron, Sharon Salzburg, Diane Ackerman, … Continue reading

Book Giveaway: Taking the Leap
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Book Giveaway: Taking the Leap

Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears by Pema Chödrön Shambhala Library edition In this pithy, inspiring book, Pema Chödrön presents the Buddhist concept of shenpa, which can be translated as “getting stuck” or “getting hooked.” Shenpa arises in that moment when life suddenly becomes disappointing, difficult, or painful. Here, Ani Pema offers transformational … Continue reading