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What the Dalai Lama and Patch Adams Have in Common: Laughter, and Compassion, the Best Medicine

By Lee Kane, Editor / September 1, 2017 / 1 Comment

If you laugh when you are ill, you feel better. (Mom always said, “Laughter is the best medicine.) If you laugh in the face of sadness, you transform grief. If you giggle at your own stupidity, you learn wisdom.

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The Emptiness of Prayer—Who Do We Pray To? “You and the Buddha are not separate realities.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

By Lee Kane, Editor / January 13, 2017 / 1 Comment

“The one who bows and the one who is bowed to are both, by nature, empty,” – a one-line “prayer” widely used by Buddhists around the world.

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Heart Sutra: Why it’s My Favorite Sutra

By Lee Kane, Editor / January 9, 2017 / Comments Off on Heart Sutra: Why it’s My Favorite Sutra

“Form is empty; emptiness is form. Emptiness is not other than form; form also is not other than emptiness. Likewise, feeling, discrimination, compositional factors and consciousness are empty.” TADYATHA OM GATE GATE PARAGATE PARASAMGATE BODHI SVAHA By Guest Contributor James Porr   Anita Mui, much beloved, sings Heart Sutra. Anita, has since passed away: When…

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