Glossary of Buddhism
Several Buddhist terms and concepts lack direct translations into English that cover the breadth of the original term. Below are given a number of important Buddhist terms, short definitions, and the ...
Christie's - These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art
These two 1,300-year-old limestone bodhisattvas represent the height of Tang-dynasty art. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2BlBIMY
How to use mindfulness at work
Open your mind. Beyond being an increasingly popular practice for top executives and celebrities, mindfulness meditation is scientifically proven to increase memory and awareness and reduce stress and...
Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain
Meditation's benefits may derive from its impact on the shape of the brain, thickening parts associated with mind-wandering, memory and compassion, and shrinking the fear center
7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness
I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week. Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them. While I was doing research to develop the class, I came upon ...
Vegetarian, Feminist Tibetan Monk Taking the US Ivy Leagues By Storm 
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"Just Breathe" by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films)
he inspiration for “Just Breathe” first came about a little over a year ago when I overheard my then 5-year-old son talking with his friend about how emotions affect different regions of the brain, an...
China accuses Dalai Lama of 'profaning' Buddhism by signalling end to reincarnation
A bizarre dispute involving the Dalai Lama and the Chinese Communist Party has broken out at China's annual meeting of parliament.
Shakuhachi
Live Performance in Japan. In the tradition of the ancient music for shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) played for Zen meditation practice, Brooklyn Sanya br...
Tomoe Kaneko Shakuhachi Performance - YouTube
Feb 7, 2007 ... Acclaimed Shakuhachi (Japanese end-blown flute) performer Tomoe Kaneko performed at Wittenberg University in April 2005. I was able to ...
Shakuhachi - The Japanese Flute - YouTube
Aug 21, 2010 ... Just a relaxing song from the famous japanese flute...the Shakuhachi. The name of the player is MIYATA Kohachiro, and the piece is called ...
Shakuhachi - Video
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Glossary of Japanese Buddhism
This is the glossary of Japanese Buddhism, including major terms the casual (or brand-new) reader might find useful in understanding articles on the subject. Words followed by an asterisk (*) are illu...
How to use mindfulness at work
Open your mind. Beyond being an increasingly popular practice for top executives and celebrities, mindfulness meditation is scientifically proven to increase memory and awareness and reduce stress and...
Vegetarian, Feminist Tibetan Monk Taking the US Ivy Leagues By Storm 
Who is this monk who, after visiting the headquarters of Google and Facebook, spoke about the need for a kinder internet culture? Why are so many people seeking his advice and inspiration in the 21st ...
Mazu (goddess)
Mazu (traditional Chinese: 媽祖; simplified Chinese: 妈祖), also spelt Matsu and Ma-tsu, is the Chinese patron goddess who is said to protect seafarers, such as fishermen and sailors. The worshi...
Samadhi
Samadhi (Sanskrit: समाधि, [səˈmaːd̪ʱi]), also called samāpatti, in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and yogic schools is meditative absorption, attained by the practice of dhyāna. In samadhi the m...
Nauyane Ariyadhamma Mahathera
Nauyane Ariyadhamma Mahathera is a Sri Lankan bhikkhu (Buddhist monk) and a senior meditation teacher. He is the spiritual advisor of the Sri Kalyani Yogasrama Samstha, and for many years resided at t...
Ngawang Wangyal
Ngawang Wangyal (Tibetan: ངག་དབང་དབང་རྒྱལ་, Wylie: Ngag-dbang Dbang-rgyal) (October 15, 1901 - January 30, 1983), popularly known as "Geshe Wangyal," was a Buddhist priest and scholar of Kalm...
Tenzo
Tenzo (Japanese: 典座) is a title given to the chef at a Buddhist monastery. The literal translation is 'Heavenly Monk'.From ancient times Buddhist monasteries have had six office-holders who, as disci...
Upekkha
Upekkhā (in devanagari: ऊपेक्खा), is the Buddhist concept of equanimity. As one of the Brahma Vihara (meditative states), it is a pure mental state cultivated on the Buddhist path to nirvāna.
In t...
Ajari
Ajari is a Japanese term that is used in various schools of Buddhism in Japan, specifically Tendai and Shingon, in reference to a "senior monk who teaches students; often abbreviated to jari. The term...