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Tikkun (2014) 29 (1): 40–46.
Published: 01 January 2014
... belonging difficult to engender. I’m interested in how secular Buddhism — a relatively new development in the world of Buddhist practice — can serve as a resource for people who are seeking to escape atomization and instead create loving connections with each other and nature. Offering a humanistic...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (3): 2.
Published: 01 August 2015
... first reached out to Snyder, motivated by her critical work on his poetry and thinking. Martin’s study and practice of Buddhism and her intuitive grasp of Snyder’s importance as a forefather of a growing international movement of spiritual environmentalism provoked Snyder to respond with sympathy...
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Published: 01 January 2014
Peter Sketchley Stephen Batchelor, a proponent of secular Buddhism, is examining some of the Buddha’s earliest teachings in an attempt to imagine the Buddha as a human rather than as a god. Peter Sketchley. / Stephen Batchelor, a proponent of secular Buddhism, is examining some of the Buddha’s More
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 35–36.
Published: 01 January 2015
...ALEX CARING-LOBEL Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2015 T he incomparable loftiness of the monk figure — placid and disinterested, having renounced desire — leads many to think of Buddhism as a religion detached from all worldly concerns, especially those of economy. But Buddhism has always...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Creative Commons/Tevaprapas Makklay Buddhism’s appearance of detachment can be deceiving—in reality, Buddhist spiritual texts are deeply concerned with worldly economies. Creative Commons/Tevaprapas Makklay. / Buddhism’s appearance of detachment can be deceiving—in reality, Buddhist spiritual More
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (3): 38–40.
Published: 01 August 2014
...DAVID R. LOY Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2014 I s it right to describe Buddhism as atheistic? Many people do, pointing to the fact that Buddhism doesn’t refer to a creator God. Yet it’s not so simple. In the earliest Buddhist texts, the Buddha tells some stories that make fun of Brahma...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (3): 54–57.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Predicament Although Western Buddhism TO TALK ABOUT RELIGION IN MEANINGFUL TERMS, IT IS NECESSARY TO BE MORE SPECIFIC. has typically focused on the I will do this by discussing Buddhism, but my argument could also be expressed...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (1): 52–55.
Published: 01 January 2016
...RUBEN L. F. HABITO A New Buddhist Path: Enlightenment, Evolution, and Ethics in the Modern World , by Loy David R. , Wisdom Publications , 2015 Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2016 T his new book by David Loy could have also been given the title Buddhism for a Post-Axial Age...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (2): 34–35.
Published: 01 April 2015
... that offers a new vision of human possibility. Bodhisattva activism has some distinctive characteristics. Buddhism emphasizes interdependence (“We’re all in this together”) and delusion (rather than evil). This implies not only nonviolence (violence is usually self-defeating anyway), but also...
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Tikkun (2007) 22 (6): 16–18.
Published: 01 November 2007
... that is in the world must be fought and defeated by any means necessary. Once something has been identified as evil, there’s no more need to explain it; it is time to focus on destroying it. Buddhism sees the world differ­ ently. Evil, like everything else, has no essence or substance...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of all of Western medicine, which is also driven by our distorted insurance/payment systems. — Kate McClellan, East Palo Alto, CA BUDDHISM AND DUALISM David Loy’s web article “Toward a New Buddhist Story” is in general a well-informed piece, but the depiction of Buddhism is true only...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (4): 63–64.
Published: 01 November 2009
... “understood the fear he • Organizational Systems Thinking for Religious Leaders felt before he was saved by death.” The no­ • Our Theological House tion that death is a respite from human • Psychological Aspects of Buddhism I...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (3): 31–32.
Published: 01 June 2010
... that be. Is this how Buddhism became some label a success. History teaches us Trevor Ling argued that religions as we “reduced” to a religion? differently. The cold peace usually takes know them today are “reduced civiliza­ Today we take for granted the principle another form—often a more destructive tions...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (1): 16–19.
Published: 01 January 2017
... human characteristic, emphasized by Buddhism, is that we can develop the ability to “dis-identify” from anything and everything, letting go not only of the individual sense of separate self but also of collective selves: dissociating from dualisms such as patriarchy, nationalism, racism, even species...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2014
... how the three jewels of Buddhism — the Buddha, dharma (teachings), and sangha (community) — aid those on the path to enlightenment: Or else the Buddha is like a lancet- user because he dissects away the cataract of delusion; the dharma is like the means for dissecting the cataract away...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (3): 40–41.
Published: 01 June 2010
... (and therefore ego-driven individual motivations, such these institutions cannot provide the should accept) are in fact conditioned (and as the three poisons identified by Buddhism. grounding we collectively seek from them, therefore can be changed)—in other words, “Religions” such as Buddhism have also...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (1): 49–51.
Published: 01 January 2013
... us how important it is to transcend our own selfishness, to stop seeing ourselves as the center of the universe, and to stop trying so hard to satisfy our own desires. They advise us to help and serve others, so that we can move beyond our separate ego, and connect to a transcendent power. Buddhism...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (3): 55–57.
Published: 01 August 2013
... to discover she benefits “from the teachings of Buddhism and Christianity and Islam” and “that the differences between them (and there are many) are spiritually less important than the way they invite us to a life shaped by a shared understanding of spiritual virtues.” Mindfulness and compassion can...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 11–12.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of good befalls you, it is from Allah; and whatever of ill befalls you, it is from yourself” (Qur’an, Surah an - Nisa ’ verse 79). Some forms of Buddhism attribute sickness and suffering to unrighteous behavior in a past life or in this one. According to Tibetan lama Sogyal Rinpoche, for example...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (4): 8.
Published: 01 November 2011
... beloved mix of articles on politics, culture, society, theology, Judaism, Israel, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, earth-based spiritualities, atheism, philosophy, and science, along with thoughtful reviews of books and films. We’re happy about this development because we know many of our...