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Guest Post: Transformational Practice, by Thomas Hochmann

Today’s guest post is from Thomas Hochmann, a former English teacher and a student of Buddhism since 2002. Today, he will lead us through something called transformational practice. His blog can be found at http://www.hochmann.org and you can follow him on Twitter (@hochmann).

Transformational Practice, by Thomas Hochmann

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Book: Natural wakefulness Discovering the Wisdom We Were Born With

Book: Natural Wakefulness: Discovering the Wisdom We Were Born With
By Gaylon Ferguson
Shambhala Publications, 204 pages, to be released April 14, 2009
Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1590306570/?tag=askdrarca-20

The beginning of this book explains that we are born “Awake” but quickly get mired down in the daily day-to-day work of living. This is just the way things work in the world. But, . . . → Read More: Book: Natural wakefulness Discovering the Wisdom We Were Born With

Weekly Buddhism Issue 25

Issue #25 ($1.25)

Contents of This Issue:

Shin Buddhism by Jeff Wilson
Koan: No Water, No Moon
Koan: Bells and Robes
How Can I Desire Enlightenment?
Short Film: The Chicago Police and Buddhists
He Made Me So Angry

15 Pages. With reader comments on most articles. Buy it now . . . → Read More: Weekly Buddhism Issue 25

Podcast Episode 51: Anger and Desire

Podcast Episode 51: Anger and Desire

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Podcast Episode 50: The Chicago Police and Buddhism (Video)

It’s movie day again. This time I have found an internal training film from the Chicago Police Department. Part of a series created to inform police officers on the various cultural groups living in Chicago, this 9 minute video explains Buddhism to those who might not otherwise be familiar with the group.

There may or may not . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 50: The Chicago Police and Buddhism (Video)