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Karma Is Not Fate

You can't deny your karmic inheritance, said the late Traleg Rinpoche, but that doesn't mean you can't change. Critiques of karma often center on the notion of individual responsibility and suggest [...]


Degrading Our Children

 Whether they get an F or an A+, most kids can’t separate their grades from their self-worth. Kyo Maclear on [...]


You Already Understand!

Bodhidharma, founder of the Zen lineage, is said to have described Zen this way: “A special transmission [...]

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