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July 2009 Issue

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On Practice

iPhoneStop samsara, I want to get off!
by Bodhipaksa

Finding contentment in a materialistic world, or, how our author didn't buy an iPhone, and then did, and then didn't again.

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tranquil stonesA Buddhist's rethinking of the Law of Attraction
by Sunada

As a pragmatic Buddhist, Sunada felt a lot of skepticism when she first encountered the Law of Attraction (LOA). Many things she'd seen really stretched her credulity. But the more she thinks about it, the more she sees nuggets underneath the hype that make sense, if reformulated a bit. While she doesn't go so far as to say the Buddha was a Law of Attraction proponent, here in her own blog she writes about the common ground she found between the two.

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McFerrin and Ma

Authentic Creativity
by Sunada

Every time Sunada watches Bobby McFerrin or Yo-Yo Ma perform, she's left in awe. It's not just their amazing musicianship, she says. What uniquely comes through in their music is their generosity of spirit and totally engaging way of expressing their individuality. As a musician herself, she muses on what it takes to cultivate that kind of open-hearted spontaneity and creativity.

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liar liarCalling BS on the mind's stories
by Bodhipaksa

Bodhipaksa points out that you "don't have to believe everything you think."

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Book reviews

cover"To Buy Or Not To Buy " by April Lane Benson, PhD
by Priyamitra

A new book offers help to those caught up in the painful compulsion to over-shop, from advice on how to untangle the financial mess that results from living beyond one's means, to exercises for uncovering the unmet needs that drive the addiction to over-consume.

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cover"The Tibetan Art of Parenting" by Brown, Farwell, and Nyerongsha
by Dharmavasita

A new book aims to describe the art of child-rearing in Tibetan culture, in order to help Tibetans hold onto their traditions and as a teaching for the wider world.

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cover"Answers from the Heart" by Thich Nhat Hanh
by Gloria Chadwick

Thich Nhat Hanh can be a brilliant communicator, finding fresh and direct ways of reaching the heart. Can be. Find out why Gloria Chadwick was less than thrilled by his latest book.

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

meditation in the news

Each month we bring you the media buzz on meditation.