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May 2009: The inner science

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On Practice


Eleven steps to inner clarity
by Dhammavijaya

How well can our views and convictions withstand the spotlight of awareness? Dhammavijaya show us how we can scrutinize our beliefs, and outlines the benefits of increased clarity.

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cloudUsing thought to still thought
by Vajradaka

Many people think of thought as the enemy of meditation, and yet properly handled thought can be a helper and a tool. Master meditation-teacher Vajradaka explains how.

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Quote of the Month

portrait"When we speak of nature it is wrong to forget that we are ourselves a part of nature." - Henri Matisse

If science is about the study of cause and effect in the physical world, meditation is, Bodhipaksa argues, a form of inner science that helps us to understand how to avoid creating pain for ourselves and others.

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Book reviews

cover"The Essential Sangharakshita" by Urgyen Sangharakshita, edited by Karen Stout

Buddhism has always adapted its presentation as it has taken root in new cultures, finding new idioms and new forms that resonate with the host culture. For the last fifty years, Sangharakshita has been one of the teachers most involved in helping Buddhist to find expression in the west. William Harryman takes a look at Wisdom's new survey of 50 years of teaching.

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cover"Jake Fades: A Novel" by David Guy

As Buddhist ideas become more commonly known in the west, they increasingly pervade art and literature. Reviewer Hazel Colditz, herself a Buddhist and artist, was impressed by David Guy's new novel of impermanence, Jake Fades.

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Other articles

vajrasattvaVajrasattva's mantra of purification

Vajrasattva reminds us that the mind, in its essential nature, is free from all negative emotion, and his 100-syllable mantra depicts a path to the full realization of our innate purity. In this article, Bodhipaksa introduces Vajrasattva and teaches his powerful mantra.

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Meditation in the News: Top Five Stories of the Past Month

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Each month we bring you the media buzz on meditation.