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Five Environmental Lessons We Can Learn from Buddhist Monks

July 22nd, 2013 | by Guest Author

My friend Julia recently visited Buddhist monasteries in Nepal and India and was deeply touched by the Tibetan Monks there. Living on less than a dollar a day, the monks she met were models of spiritual humility, happiness and simplicity. She came back from Nepal and the monastery full of life, and more dedicated than ever to service, simplicity, and meditation. In our discussions afterward, we reflected on the following 5 eco-themed lessons we could learn from the Buddhist monks

Practicing Mindfulness and Living Sustainably

February 6th, 2012 | by Guest Author

We know we should eat local, bike more, etc. etc., but so few of us actually live up to what we know. Incorporating mindfulness practice into our lives can help us see the interconnections between and consequences of these actions

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