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[New Release Book Review] Healing: Journey from Doctor to Nun

posted by Taz Tagore

Buy Healing at the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Healing: My Journey from Doctor to Nun There are few memoirs that are more stirring than Healing, a poignant autobiography penned by Sister Dang Nghiem, an ordained Buddhist nun and student of Thich […]

Be Love Now by Ram Dass

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Be Love Now from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Be Love Now: The Path of the Heart By Ram Dass and Rameshwar Das Review: I loved this book.  In fact, I couldn’t put it down and am now reading it […]

[Thanksgiving Gift Series] Surfing Your Inner Sea

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Surfing Your Inner Sea from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Surfing Your Inner Sea By Raphael Cushnir Review: I like small, short books.  I liked this one instantly. It’s yellow cover and image of the sea beckoned. The book is […]

[Thanksgiving Gift Series] Seasons of Thanks by Taz Tagore

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Seasons of Thanks from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Seasons of Thanks By Taz Tagore Review: It’s hard to review your own book without feeling utterly self-conscious. But, as I looked through the slim volume of titles related to Thanksgiving, […]

[Thanksgiving Gift Series] Eight Steps to Happiness by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Eight Steps to Happiness from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Eight Steps to Happiness By Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Review: What better gift to gift than happiness? I have read plenty of books that begin with “Five Steps to…” or “Seven […]

Buddha Standard Time by Surya Das

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Buddha Standard Time from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Buddha Standard Time By Surya Das Review:The premise of this book is that we all have the same amount of time to work with in a given hour, day or week.  […]

Spiritual Partnerships by Gary Zukav

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Spiritual Partnerships from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Spiritual Partnerships (New in Paperback) By Gary Zukav Review: The premise of Zukav’s new book is that we have (and continue to) evolve beyond the limits of our five senses.  Zukav asserts […]

[Classic Book Review] Cultivating the Mind of Love

posted by Taz Tagore

Purchase Cultivating the Mind of Love from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Cultivating the Mind of Love Review:Thich Nhat Hanh is clearly a beautiful soul.  He is a peace activist, a Buddhist teacher, ordained monk and a gifted poet and writer.  […]

Fighting Homelessness with Mindfulness [from Shambhala Sun]

posted by Taz Tagore

Fighting Homelessness with Mindfulness Originally posted at: http://www.shambhalasun.com/ . Homeless youth attending a workshop at the Reciprocity Foundation. I was sixteen the first time I walked into a homeless shelter, and I was sure it was an accident. I was […]

[Bestseller Book Review] Taking our Places

posted by Taz Tagore

  Purchase Taking Our Places from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Taking Our Places: The Buddhist Path to Truly Growing Up by Norman Fischer Review:Early in Norman Fischer’s book Taking our Places: The Buddhist Path to Truly Growing Up, the author […]

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Children's Book Week: Samsara Dog
Samsara Dog Author: Manos, Helen Illustrator: Vivas, Julie Samsara Dog lived many lives. Some of his lives were long. Some lasted only a few days. Dog never remembered them. He lived each life as it came, until he learned the most important lesson of all. I couldn't more highly

posted 6:34:04am Feb. 24, 2012 | read full post »

Children's Book Week: Wilfred Gorden McDonald Patridge
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Author: Fox, Mem Illustrator: Vivas, Julie Mem Fox is one of the most prolific children's authors in contemporary times.  Her classic Time for Bed and Where is the Green Sheep? have delighted millions of children and parents.  With this book, Mem Fox tackle

posted 6:27:47am Feb. 22, 2012 | read full post »

John Welwood Week: Spotlight on Conscious Relationship
What follow is a transcript of an interview between Vince Horn (of Buddhist Geeks) and John Wellwood.  I thought this interview would provide plenty of fodder for reflection on the role of conscious relationship in our spiritual practice.  And of course, in light of Valentine's Day, isn't it a goo

posted 6:37:59am Feb. 16, 2012 | read full post »

John Welwood Week: Ordinary Magic Book Review
There are few essay collections which I find eternally useful...so useful that they never seem to leave my bedside table for a more (lonely) and permanent space on my living room bookshelf.  But John Welwood edited one such collection called Ordinary Magic.  And indeed, it is full of magic. The

posted 6:40:55am Feb. 15, 2012 | read full post »


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