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Earning a Living
from a very young age I was aware of the idea that a truly moral person must give absolutely everything in order not to fall short of what the virtuous life requires. I felt like a real scumbag for enjoying my job. … “Both receiving the body and giving up the body are free giving,” Dogen says. To Dogen, even being alive and dying are examples of free giving. Even the mere fact that you are alive and someday you will die are ways that the universe gives itself to the universe.
Buddhism 
2 days ago by ablaze
Breathe Deep
The key to meditative concentration is not mental, but physical—and you can find it in your lower abdomen. Ken Kushner on hara breathing.
zen  meditation  breathing  exercise  buddhism 
7 days ago by kalasdanne
The Modern Monkhood of Thomas Merton | The New Yorker
> Merton lived the public world, the world of words and politics, but knew that living in it had killed him. (“Thomas Merton is dead.”) He sought the peace of pure and silent contemplation, but came to believe that the value of that experience is to send us back into the world that killed us. He is perhaps the proper patron saint of our information-saturated age, of we who live and move and have our being in social media, and then, desperate for peace and rest, withdraw into privacy and silence, only to return. As we always will.
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7 days ago by ningwie

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