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Scientists: Reconstructing Afghan Buddha possible

via The Washington Post, BERLIN — German scientists said Monday it may be possible to reconstruct one of two giant 1,500 year-old Buddha statues dynamited by the Taliban in central Afghanistan 10 years ago, which prompted a worldwide outcry and left behind only towering cliff caverns. Researchers have studied several hundred fragments of the sandstone […]

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Two Poems by Dan D’Agostino

Last week I posted 2 poems by a writer named Patrice Mason and invited any and all practitioner poets to submit their work to our blog at tricycle@tricycle.com.  This week I am very happy to be share these two pieces by songwriter Dan D’Agostino. The Way of the Wrathful Deities An expert eye for the […]

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Watch: Bhikkhu Bodhi on Buddhism for the Post-Modern Mind

“I’ve come to an understanding that the dharma, to be really living, vitally important, and to be a dharma that is alive and blows open the mind, has to be applied against the background of the period of history we’re living in and directed not only to the great universal problems that all humans face […]

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7 ways to use the internet to reduce suffering.

In a recent Bearing Witness Blog post entitled 7 ways to use the internet to reduce suffering, Ari Pliskin lists seven important points that were explored during the Wisdom 2.0 summit that took place earlier this year.  It is a very insightful, practical, and concise list and I recommend giving it a look. 1. Practice […]

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