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20 new ideas to manage loneliness.

1. Avoid comparing yourself to others  This is easier said than done, but try to avoid comparing your social life to anyone else’s. It’s not the number of friends you have or the frequency of your social outings that matters. It’s what works for you. 20 new ideas to manage loneliness. Remember, you really have […]

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Buddhist Books for Beginners: A Comprehensive List

Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings by William Edelglass and Jay L. Garfield What is Buddhism? While the diversity of Buddhist schools of thought make it all but impossible to encapsulate the tradition in one book, the new collection. Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings is as comprehensive an attempt as any. This is a dense volume, but its coherent presentation of Buddhist philosophy in all […]

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Meditation Quotes

Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak. Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati. Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.Paramahansa. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. James Allen. […]

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When your house is on fire…

When your house is on fire… When a house is on firethe vessel salvagedis the one that will be of use,not the one left there to burn. So when the world is on firewith aging and death,one should salvage [one’s wealth] by giving: what’s given is well salvaged. What’s given bears fruit as pleasure.What isn’t […]

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Difficulties a child goes through in school

Written by a 14 year old child As children, we come to realise that even as we go to school, a seemingly ungratified privilege amongst the most of us, that there are numerous troubles that we find ourselves having to endure. A child, being one with somewhat less authority and respect, undermined due to problems […]

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Meditation – The Buddha’s Way

Meditation is a popular subject among many communities in the world also it is one of those subjects which have a long time historical importance. Throughout the ages there were ascetics who moved into seclusion to meditate searching for a path for spiritual development. Those ascetics practiced meditation with great effort and achieved special spiritual […]

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”The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows” Buddha