Expanding Our Sense of Community: Western Buddhists and Interfaith Dialogue

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Has Buddhism in the Western World, especially in America, become a collection of private clubs? How can we engage collaboratively with seekers of other faiths — and with Buddhists from other traditions as well?

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Don’t Meditate

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Do you ever sit for meditation, hoping for a peaceful experience? What ‘s your approach when it doesn’t happen? Dennis Hunter suggests it’s possible, and even practical, to forget about meditation completely when you’re sitting.

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Hear Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche talk about the possibility of freedom offered by awake mind

Dzogchen Ponlop’s book tour kicks off on Sunday, November 14 in New York at the Great Hall of The Cooper Union, site of historic addresses by such luminaries as Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Salman Rushdie, Pema Chodron, andMORE…

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The rebellion begins on November 9, 2010

when Shambhala Publications drops Rebel Buddha.  Pre-order now from Shambhala Publications or Amazon.  Dzogchen Ponlop was named one of the Top Ten Buddhist Teachers Living in America by the Huffington Post.

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Using Inquiry to Unpack the Buddhist Teachings

What happens when we add inquiry to Buddha’s essential teachings? How can we examine our own experience to explore the truth in our hearts? Lama Palden guides us in exploring our subconscious thoughts and feelings in relation to the first Noble Truth.

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