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When Things Fall Apart: Tibetan Buddhist Nun and Teacher Pema Chödrön on Transformation Through Difficult Times
When Things Fall Apart: Tibetan Buddhist Nun and Teacher Pema Chödrön on Transformation Through Difficult Times

“Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible be found in us.”

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The Great Zen Master Seung Sahn Soen-sa on the Four Types of Anger and Its Paradoxical Constructive Side
The Great Zen Master Seung Sahn Soen-sa on the Four Types of Anger and Its Paradoxical Constructive Side

A Buddhist taxonomy of attached anger, reflected anger, perceived anger, and loving anger.

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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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Just-Like-That Mind: A Great Zen Teacher on Navigating Loss and Grief
Just-Like-That Mind: A Great Zen Teacher on Navigating Loss and Grief

“Name and form are made by thinking. Water does not say, ‘I am water.’ Steam does not say, ‘I am steam.’”

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How a Zen Master Responds to Hate Mail
How a Zen Master Responds to Hate Mail

“Your situation, your condition, your opinions — throw them all away.”

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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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