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The Charter of Free Inquiry: The Buddha’s Timeless Toolkit for Critical Thinking and Combating Dogmatism
The Charter of Free Inquiry: The Buddha’s Timeless Toolkit for Critical Thinking and Combating Dogmatism

“Do not go upon what has been acquired by repeated hearing; nor upon tradition; nor upon rumor…”

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Aldous Huxley on How You Become Who You Are, How to Get Out of Your Own Way, and the Necessity of Mind-Body Education
Aldous Huxley on How You Become Who You Are, How to Get Out of Your Own Way, and the Necessity of Mind-Body Education

“In all the activities of life, from the simplest physical activities to the highest intellectual and spiritual activities, our whole effort must be to get out of our own light.”

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Keeping Quiet: Sylvia Boorstein Reads Pablo Neruda’s Beautiful Ode to Silence
Keeping Quiet: Sylvia Boorstein Reads Pablo Neruda’s Beautiful Ode to Silence

A lyrical reminder to break the momentum of busyness that fuels “the sadness of never understanding ourselves.”

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A Zen Master Explains Life and Death to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind
A Zen Master Explains Life and Death to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”

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The Dalai Lama’s Daily Routine and Information Diet
The Dalai Lama’s Daily Routine and Information Diet

“To understand the Dalai Lama … perhaps it’s most useful to see him as a doctor of the soul.”

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An Animating Presence: Dani Shapiro on the Quest for a Connected Consciousness
An Animating Presence: Dani Shapiro on the Quest for a Connected Consciousness

The art of holding up one’s own end of the dialogue.

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