Category Archives: gift-economy

Clinging Causes the Pain

–by Ani Tenzin Palmo (May 27, 2017)   Genuine love and kindness is desperately needed in this world. It comes from appreciating the object, and rejoicing in the object, wanting the object to be happy and well, but holding it lightly, not … Continue reading

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Llámame Por Mis Nombres Verdaderos / Call Me by My True Names

–por Thich Nhat Hanh (May 19, 2017) No digas que partiré mañana porque todavía estoy llegando. Mira profundamente: llego a cada instante para ser el brote de una rama en primavera, para ser un pequeño pájaro de alas aún frágiles aprendiendo a cantar … Continue reading

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Heartfulness

–by Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu  (May 12, 2017) These are the times that try our souls. Each of us needs to undergo a tremendous philosophical and spiritual transformation. Each of us needs to be awakened to a personal and compassionate recognition of the inseparable interconnection … Continue reading

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La Vulnerabilidad es el Camino / Vulnerability is the Path

por  Brene Brown (May 05, 2017)  [English below] La vulnerabilidad no es ni buena ni mala: no es lo que llamamos una emoción negativa, ni tampoco es siempre una experiencia luminosa y positiva. La vulnerabilidad es el centro de todas las emociones y … Continue reading

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Contributing To The Total Upliftment Of Humanity

–by Vimala Thakar (Apr 27, 2017) Most of us are not aware of our motivations for living or our priorities for action. We drift with the tides of societal fashions, floating in and out of social concerns at the whim of societal … Continue reading

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The Healing, Life-Affirming, and Uplifting Human Experience Of Gratitude

–by Angeles Arrien (Apr 14, 2017) The application of multicultural wisdom—the shared values and the inherent positive beliefs of humanity—has become known as perennial wisdom. Perennial wisdom has been passed on from generation to generation since the birth of humankind. It continues … Continue reading

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¿Qué es la Meditación? / What Is Meditation?

–by Vimala Thakar (Apr 7, 2017) [English below] “Esta consciencia de los llamados movimientos externos e internos de la vida, es la meditación. La consciencia simultánea del movimiento total es la meditación. Si estoy consciente de la naturaleza de mis reacciones y del … Continue reading

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Gandhi On Living In Community and Farming #CésarChávezDay

–by Mahatma Gandhi  (Mar 31, 2017) Ashram life at Phoenix began when Gandhi, wining up Tolstoy Farm in 1912, moved there. Here are some excerpts from some letters he had written regarding community life and farming: “There is no antidote to calamity … Continue reading

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#SabiduríaLakota: El Corazón de Todo lo que Es / #LakotaWisdom: The Heart of Everything That Is

    –por Ronald Goodman  (Mar 24, 2017) [English below] La investigación sobre la teología de estrellas Lakota ha añadido nuevas dimensiones para nuestra comprensión de cómo este pueblo indígena generó la mentalidad para vivir lo sagrado. Muestra que sentían una relación viva … Continue reading

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La Clave de la Felicidad / The Key Of Happiness

–por Dalila Saric  (Mar 10, 2017) [English below] Como toda principiante, el camino no fue fácil , fue uno de idas y venidas, de avances y retrocesos, debida a mi corta edad y a todas las estimulaciones y distracciones que recibía del mundo … Continue reading

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