Neil Crofts: Meditation Is The New Golf

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Steve Jobs was a committed Zen Buddhist. Apple, AstraZeneca, Comcast, Deutsche Bank, Google, Heinz, Hughes, McKinsey, Nortel Networks, Proctor & Gamble, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, Unilever and Yahoo are all reported to use mindfulness meditation by www.london-meditation.co.uk. Chade-Meng Tan, one of … Continued

HH Dalai Lama Wins Templeton Prize

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Dalai Lama Wins Templeton Prize For Work On Science, Religion Article By: Chris Herlinger Religion News Service NEW YORK (RNS) The Dalai Lama is best known for his commitment to Tibetan autonomy from China and his message of spirituality, nonviolence … Continued

Iceberg Buddhism – By Jim Pym

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I have been wondering about the Buddhism that is represented by the BCN. Is it a holistic view, or is it what I call ‘Iceberg Buddhism’, that is, a Buddhism that only represents the heights and most pure philosophical and … Continued

Buddha and God – By Jim Pym

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For many years, even before writing, You Don’t Have To Sit on the Floor, I have been feeling that Western Buddhists need to clarify their relationship with God (whether they are believers or not). Having been a Buddhist for some … Continued

The Cave Of The Heart – By Mother Mary

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The Mind in the Eastern Orthodox tradition of Hesychast contemplative prayer. For an introduction to Hesychast prayer see Mother Mary’s previous article, ‘Prayer of the Heart’ in the Newsletter, February 2010 [click here]. In many religions the mountain is a … Continued

Natural Solutions To Depression

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The World Health Organisation has forecasted that by 2020 depression will rival heart disease as the health disorder with the highest disease burden in the world. Coupled to this forecast, today around a third of all Americans and 40 percent … Continued