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A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength
A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength

“You first need to have an ego in order to be aware that it doesn’t exist.”

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How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”
How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”

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Alan Watts on What Reality Is and How to Become What You Are
Alan Watts on What Reality Is and How to Become What You Are

“Life and Reality are not things you can have for yourself unless you accord them to all others.”

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The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”
The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”

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Sense of Nonsense: Alan Watts on How We Find Meaning by Surrendering to Meaninglessness
Sense of Nonsense: Alan Watts on How We Find Meaning by Surrendering to Meaninglessness

“It is in this kind of meaninglessness that we come to the profoundest meaning.”

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The Art of Timing: Alan Watts on the Perils of Hurrying and the Pleasures of Presence
The Art of Timing: Alan Watts on the Perils of Hurrying and the Pleasures of Presence

“For the perfect accomplishment of any art, you must get this feeling of the eternal present into your bones — for it is the secret of proper timing.”

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