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Buddhist nun shares art of eating mindfully

he has compiled these insights in her forthcoming book, “The Compassionate Kitchen: Buddhist Practices for Eating with Mindfulness and Gratitude,” offering advice on using mealtimes to develop compassion and gratefulness. It comes out in December from Shambhala Publications.

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Local Buddhist nun co-authors book with Dalai Lama

In the Dalai Lama’s latest book, “Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions,” co-authored by American Tibetan Buddhist nun, Venerable Thubten Chodron, various practices are explained and misconceptions are corrected.

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BRIEF: What we can learn from Buddhist nuns

Why are Western women shaving their heads and donning the robes of the Dalai Lama? What is it like to commit to a monastic life? How do women end up making this choice? What can lay people learn from them as they reflect on their own spiritual choices?

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