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Unfettered Mind is Back!

Buddhist teacher Ken McLeod, who has long been on digital dharma’s cutting edge, recently relaunched his website, Unfettered Mind. In September we will be launching a series of video teachings by Ken, in which he will be giving weekly dharma talks on the Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva, which were written in the 14th century […]

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Wake-up call: You don’t have to do whatever your guru says

Buddhism’s development in the West has sometimes been rocky, particularly with regard to teacher-student relationships. With decades of experience under his belt, Ken McLeod offers some sound advice in a 2002 interview: In the Vajrayana tradition it appears that you have to do whatever your guru says. But that’s absurd in this country. It just […]

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Ken McLeod on Intention

In a recent talk at Unfettered Mind, Ken McLeod discusses different strategies for being able to implement intention. Intention is only half the battle; you have to be able to see it through. You intend to do something and then you do it. By strengthening intention, McLeod says, you can make things manifest in the […]

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Angry, angry, angry

From Teabaggers (I never got used to “Tea Partiers” and stick with the name they gave themselves) to television news shriekers to the average Jane and Joe on the street (employed or not), Americans seem pretty testy lately. Just turn on cable or take public transportation—or read the blogs. Whether it’s difficulty adjusting to the […]

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