To make a peaceful world, start with yourself

AS I OBSERVE world events and sense the pervading fear that’s been in the air since 2001, I find myself thinking about what one individual can do. And the thought occurs that each one of us has the potential to be an effective instrument of peace merely by refining and expanding our consciousness. This doesn’t […]

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Meditation helps heal body, mind

Jim McLaughlin has lived his life as a practical man. He’s a business consultant who served 10 years in the U.S. Navy, has never used illegal drugs, has been married 32 years and has two children, both professionals. Buddhist meditation wasn’t on his radar when he started trying to tame some of the chaos in […]

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Yoga, meditation used to help inmates

Lama Chuck Stanford started visiting a small group of Buddhist inmates in Kansas about six years ago.”Then word got around that that I was doing this,” Stanford says, “and I started getting calls from prison chaplains around here telling me they had Buddhist inmates interested in getting groups going.” Now, Stanford, of the Rime Buddhist […]

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Realize the value of Life

To realize The value of a sister Ask someone Who doesn’t have one. To realize The value of ten years: Ask a newly Divorced couple. To realize The value of four years: Ask a graduate. To realize The value of one year: Ask a student who Has failed a final exam. To realize The value […]

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Meditation Weekly : Newsletter

Hi Friends ! Welcome to the current issue of ‘The Meditation Weekly’ – newsletter from Meditation is From this issue you will be able to read our Weekly Newsletter from our blog also whose address is : ********* In this issue : 1. Quote of the week 2. Amusing fact of the Week. […]

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Meditation on War – The Zen path to healing veterans’ trauma

—By Suzanne Lindgren, Since American soldiers returned from Vietnam, it has been clear that some of the deepest wounds of combat are psychological. Coming home to a land essentially unaffected by war complicates the already disturbing effects of violent battle. Some one in six Iraq veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and, as […]

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