The Buddhist philosophical and psychological teachings include in-depth instructions on the destructive power of anger, as well as the possibility of channeling it to unvail insight and compassion. This three part series focuses on an understanding of what anger is from the standpoints of Buddhist psychology and iconography, as well as the Tantric Buddhist approach…

by Ellen Scordato What makes us happy? Nicolas Kristof recently wrote a thought-provoking piece in the New York Times on what makes us happy: “Our Basic Human Pleasures: Food, Sex and Giving.” Since we are reading and writing a buddhist blog here, we probably are fairly familiar with the idea that whatever makes us happy…

The Buddhist philosophical and psychological teachings include in-depth instructions on the destructive power of anger, as well as the possibility of channeling it to unvail insight and compassion. This three part series focuses on an understanding of what anger is from the standpoints of Buddhist psychology and iconography, as well as the Tantric Buddhist approach…

by Davee Evans It is time to contemplate the uncertainty of my death. That’s a specific project of mine for 2010: to imagine that this is the last year of my life. In doing that, I’m planning a series of contemplations to work with each month, inspired by Stephen Levine’s book “A Year to Live”.…

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Davee Evans is a Shambhala practitioner just returned to San Francisco from Portland. He’s a software and usability engineer, mostly for startups in Silicon Valley. He graduated from MIT with a degree in mathematics, where he also tried out his first weekend meditation retreat. Lately he’s particularly interested in Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist terminology.

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