for those of you who are not familiar with this blog, every 15th of the month i post a collection of posts about buddhist topics. it all started as a contribution to blog carnival in november 2007. over time, i emancipated myself from blog carnival but the name remains. blog carnivals are themed “readers digests”… Continue reading june 2009 buddhist carnival
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buddhist carnival, may 2009 – the mixed-bag-it’s-all-connected edition
may 15 – time for another buddhist carnival. if you want to see previous buddhist carnivals, go here. today there is no topic, really, just a criss-cross romp through the buddhasphere. another enlightenment machine … like the one you see depicted to the right. here are some explanations i have made an exciting new “thought… Continue reading buddhist carnival, may 2009 – the mixed-bag-it’s-all-connected edition
buddhist carnival: april 2009, poetry month
the 15th, buddhist carnival time. it’s april, poetry month, so i’ll post only poems and poetry-related articles. from last month’s montreal zen poetry festival i longed to visit the eastern cliff countless years until today i finally grabbed a vine and climbed but halfway there met mist and wind the trail was too narrow for… Continue reading buddhist carnival: april 2009, poetry month
march 2009 buddhist carnival – in reverse
roses are blooming on the rosebush. there is nothing strange. the flower blooms silently and falls quietly without sound, never again to return to its branch. her total existence is expressed in that one moment. one place on the branch. that is the voice of the flower, the truth of the single flower on the… Continue reading march 2009 buddhist carnival – in reverse
february buddhist carnival – on mental health (part 2)
this is part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. part 1 is here. the wild mind and the wise body i like this article by the wild moods that takes the actual here-and-now feelings and sensations of mental illness and uses them to get in touch with mental health … take a second to think… Continue reading february buddhist carnival – on mental health (part 2)
february buddhist carnival – on mental health
for this month’s buddhist carnival, i’d like to focus on buddhist approaches to mental health issues. this is partly in preparation for coping digitally, a panel discussion about mental illness and social media that i’ll be part of at this year’s northern voice blogging conference here in vancouver this coming friday and saturday (february 20… Continue reading february buddhist carnival – on mental health
a buddhist carnival – first 2009 edition!
welcome to the buddhist blog carnival! sometimes, rather than a carnival, i would like to call it a caravan. i’ve always liked camels, what can i say … poem: man is not our enemy we always start off with a poem. here is one by thich nhat hanh, presented by change the dream promise me,… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – first 2009 edition!
buddhist carnival – december 2008 edition, part 2
here is part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. part 1 can be found here. balance one of the things that attract me so strongly to buddhism is the idea of moderation and balance. i love the story of the buddha attaining enlightenment not through his years of asceticism but after accepting a modest drink… Continue reading buddhist carnival – december 2008 edition, part 2
buddhist carnival – december 2008 edition, part 1
merry christmas! you know what’s funny? by 1992, i had pretty much foresworn elaborate christmas celebrations, and was quite happy with it. that’s the year i met my husband. now he grew up in a buddhist household. “yay, a bonus!” i thought. and yes, definitely, i’m very lucky to have married into that family. but… Continue reading buddhist carnival – december 2008 edition, part 1
november buddhist carnival, part 2
here’s part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. thoughts … thank you! gigablonde offers making peace with meditation, something i can relate to very well. she opens up space for a whole new relationship with meditation through principles of jack kornfield’s buddhist meditation for beginners. meet whatever arises with kindness and balance and wisdom …… Continue reading november buddhist carnival, part 2