August 19th Weekly Reads

In order to overcome your own fears you have to start first by showing compassion to others.

– Aung San Suu Ky

  • Why the Buddha Touched the Earth: John Stanley and David Loy share their thoughts on how the earth remains our witness and teacher as we observe difficult days of the human family.

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Richard Moore describes himself as “just a guy who wanted to help.” This is somehow funny coming from a man whom the Dalai Lama refers to as “my hero.“….Well known to the residents of Derry, Ireland, where we met last month, Richard Moore was shot at the age of 10 by a British solider on his way home from school. Taking a rubber bullet on the bridge of his nose, Richard lost his sight that day. His family’s, and his community’s story of forgivenessand triumph over this tragedy is a tale that Richard weaves and shares effortlessly, and yet so authentically.

The Female Buddha book project needs your help. Complete a quick, fun photo survey of the divine feminine & be eligible for a free book. Start here. Pick your favorites by August 31st! The top 5 photographs will be printed as gorgeous cards. Thank you for joining us! 



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