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Sentient City: The Art of Urban Dharma, Vol. 3 We are now accepting literary, visual arts, and music submissions for Sentient City: The Art of Urban Dharma, The Interdependence Project’s online arts magazine. The theme for Volume Three is “Past, Present, Future.” Two additions to this edition will be our new Film link (guidelines forthcoming)…

This is going to be a short post and I apologize for that. I’m under deadline for an article I’m writing, and since the ID Project is blowing up, there’s a lot of work to be done to make sure that our awesome new nonprofit develops its awesomeness for the benefit of a few sentient…

I’m very excited to be starting this *new* year with a *new* job, teaching yoga at an all-girls school in the Lower East Side. In preparing for the classes, I’ve been scouring bookstores, the net, my friend’s minds for innovative ideas to keep the class interesting enough for the students who wish their “progressive” school…

Here’s a book every pre-teen and teenage girl should own: Nancy Redd‘s Body Drama, just out this month from Gotham Books. I was lucky enough to see the author (and some of the young women in the book) read and talk candidly about the project at Bluestockings this week, and as soon as I heard…

By Stillman Brown I’ve watched my shoelace get progressively shorter. The lace in question is attached to the right-side partner of a pair of black leather Kenneth Coles known as my Work Shoes (formerly, my Interview Shoes and before that, my Dress Shoes). I’ve had this pair of Coles since I was 16 and they’re…

Excited by all this primary action? Or in a state of meditative quiescence over the whole thing? I’ve always felt that not voting IS voting – for the way things are now, which is status quo, in which most of the populace. . . doesn’t vote. But if you have the right intention to vote,…

I like Barack Obama.  I don’t care if he has less experience than Hillary.  He’s what America needs.

I didn’t find a lot of buddhism in Ireland. Of course that doesn’t mean it’s not there, and it didn’t stop me from looking for interdependence. And any trip to another country always highlights that for me–with halogen highbeams, actually. My brother and his wife and my husband and I spent a week in Eire,…

First of all, it’s freezing out. Nay, below freezing. In case you haven’t been outside. And if you’re reading this, whether you’re here in New York or elsewhere in Dharma Land, chances are you could use a little post-holiday giving to warm your heart. To that end, I hereby propose the first round of a…

By Stillman Brown For Christmas, one of my several thousand close friends gave me The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs. It’s about one man (an editor at Esquire) who attempts to live for a year by following the literal word of the Bible (8 months to the Old Testament and the remainder to…

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Davee Evans

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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