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Do Angels Exist?

A small transformation happened in my life. In a time of despair, I woke from my stupor and saw a “being of light” hovering over my body. 438 more words

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Academic versus Realized Buddhism

I know enough now to see the bigger landscape of Theravāda Buddhism. Basically it divided about 1200 years ago into two schools: the academics headed by Buddhaghosh, and the forest monks, the practitioners. 999 more words

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Becoming Genius 5: Metacognition

This is our new series on learning. The Buddha showed the example of experiential self-education based on phenomenological observation, radical reflection and deep ontological analysis. In Becoming Genius we abstract this style of learning from the Buddha’s teaching. 46 more words

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Buddhist Ontology Challenge

WebProtégé, a new online ontology editor, facilitates collaborative projects. From the site:

“WebProtégé is an ontology development environment for the Web that makes it easy to create, upload, modify, and share ontologies for collaborative viewing and editing. 

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Becoming Genius 4: Ontological Analysis

This is our new series on learning. The Buddha showed the example of experiential self-education based on phenomenological observation, radical reflection and deep ontological analysis. In Becoming Genius we abstract this style of learning from the Buddha’s teaching. 57 more words

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Innovation and the Buddha's Teaching

First, read this article by Paul Graham.

I’ve been an avid reader of his essays on startups for some years. When I first discovered Paul’s excellent… 494 more words

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Compassion, Renunciation, and Ignorance

In Confusion Arises as Wisdom, Ringu Tulku writes,

We need compassion—the feeling that our heart is open to everyone. We need renunciation—the feeling of being fed up with our aversion and attachment and all the problems they cause.

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