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Best Buddhist Books for Parenting

Prerna Malik offers up some nice choices for those of us interested in integrating Buddhism with parenting. Whether one practices Buddhism or not, parenting books that use Buddhist teachings and philosophy as their foundation offer plenty of support and help without being preachy or boring. Here are some of the best Buddhist books for moms [...]

Encore: Showing Up

This entry comes from the book, Awake in This Life. _____ Only a Buddha with a Buddha realizes enlightenment. —Lotus Sutra All real living is meeting. —Martin Buber When I see that I am nothing, that is wisdom. When I see that I am everything, that is love. And between these two, my life flows. —Nisargadatta [...]

A Surfer’s Quest to Find Zen on the Sea

Here’s a plug for the book Saltwater Buddha from theworsthorse.com: You can pre-order the book from Wisdom Publications here. And having read the book back when I was the marketing and publicity guy there, I’d say you might really wanna do that. Plus, you get to support a truly cool not-for-profit publisher dedicated to the [...]

Elizabeth Gilbert Eats, Prays, and Loves

Beautiful expression of fullness. Tweet

ISmile204 – Integrating Enlightenment

“You’ve got to want Freedom in order to taste it. This doesn’t mean that we attach to the goal, but we do have to lean intentionally into the endeavor.”

ISmile203 – When There is Nothing Left of Selfhood

When we allow for us to see what is True about all things, we see ourselves.

ISmile202 – The Halfway Point

In this podcast, Michael discusses the issues surrounding teachers, teaching and the mistaken belief that an Awakening experience is the end of the spiritual journey. Infinite Smile » ISmile202 – The Halfway Point. Tweet

ISmile189 – Perpetual Rest in the Fire of Life

Click HERE in order to listen to Michael’s talk. Get the new iTunes software and subscribe to this podcast from the Buddhist and/or Philosophy sections of the Religion & Spirituality list. ____ In tonight’s talk, Michael discusses the incomplete nature of what he calls small self being. When our orientation is kept down by the [...]