With Spring and the rebirth it represents upon us, I decided to go back to basics, with new articles on The Dhammapada and Mindfulness.
The Dhammapada is one of the oldest and most revered Buddhist writings, full of sayings attributed directly to the Buddha. Read about its history, and several excerpts.
Finding Your Mindfulness
Mindfulness - being fully present in the moment - is a central part of Buddhist practice. It has also been shown to reduce stress levels and increase productivity. Here's a simple introduction to finding your own form of mindfulness.
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In closing, here's another favorite passage of mine, from The Dhammapada:
The seeker who sets out upon the way
Shines bright upon the world.
Like the moon,
Come out from behind the clouds.
Lisa Erickson, Buddhism Editor
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