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Podcast Episode 49: Hinduism and Buddhism

Podcast Episode 49: Hinduism and Buddhism


Let’s keep it short and simple this week and not do any announcements. If you are subscribed to the Daily Buddhism Daily Email Newsletter, you’re pretty much up-to-date already, and if you aren’t… why not? It’s free and simple, one email, . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 49: Hinduism and Buddhism

Compassion and Pity

Pity by William Blake


The first thing I would like to say is that I am not what I would call a Practicing Buddhist. It just so happens that Buddhism and my natural beliefs and attitudes are expressed in Buddhist. It has actually been through your website and podcast that I have come to . . . → Read More: Compassion and Pity

Playing Well With Others


I am sure you have already addressed this question in some form or another, but I was wondering if you could give me some insight into a problem I am having with tolerance and acceptance. I have a coworker who I must work with closely every day, and with whom I have had a long term . . . → Read More: Playing Well With Others

Poem: Crowned Compassion, by Zayra Yves

Time for another guest author. This time we have a great short poem by Zayra Yves. Zayra’s creative writing is published in numerous print journals, anthologies, on-line e-zines and magazines. She has two audio collections, Crowned Compassion and Sleep in the Sea Tonight with Me. In addition, two books of her poetry are published: . . . → Read More: Poem: Crowned Compassion, by Zayra Yves

The Four Immeasurables

The Four Immeasurables


What are the four Immeasurables?


Good question! The four immeasurables are a collection of meditation practices that are designed to increase four specific virtuous ideals. We’ve already talked quite a bit about the first one:

1. Loving Kindness

Remember when we talked about loving-kindness meditation a few weeks back? The practitioner sits in . . . → Read More: The Four Immeasurables