Tag Archives: Buddha

Disorders of Desire

The title of this post comes from a phrase in Ronna Kabatznick’s The Zen of Eating. She says the Buddha was not an expert on eating disorders but “his expertise on hungers of the heart and disorders of desire is … Continue reading

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Looking Right Here and Now

My spastic blogging in the last months of 2012 can be blamed on moving from Greenfield, MA back to the Boston area. It took more physical and psychic energy than I anticipated. A year ago, I moved to western MA … Continue reading

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between the buddha’s feet

In spiritual life there is no room for compromise. Awakening is not negotiable; we cannot hold on to things that please us while relinquishing things that do not matter to us. A lukewarm yearning to awaken is not enough to … Continue reading

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Why Do We Want So Much?

We (mostly the “we” of western societies) believe can have just about anything we want. The rest of the developing world, following in our footsteps, also yearns to have whatever they want. Of course, we can’t continue our unbridled exploitation … Continue reading

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