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|Mar 22nd, 2008||Barry Magid||What motive does a Buddha have to practice?|
|Mar 8th, 2008||Barry Magid||Dropped off body and mind: washing your face, ringing the bell|
|Mar 1st, 2008||Barry Magid||Who listens to the sounds of the city?|
|Feb 23rd, 2008||Barry Magid||Surrender in practice: an art of losing|
|Feb 2nd, 2008||Barry Magid||Thoughts during meditation or bird watching|
|Jan 26th, 2008||Barry Magid||Thoughts About Thought|
|Jan 19th, 2008||Barry Magid||The scowl of Bodhidharma|
|Jan 12th, 2008||Barry Magid||Constancy and Change: The "soul" of Ise Shrine|
|Jan 5th, 2008||Barry Magid||Right Effort: Simply being ourselves|
|Apr 1st, 2000||Barry Magid||Attachment is another name for taking things too seriously|
|Sep 5th, 1997||Barry Magid||Obituaries: Princess Diana, Mother Theresa, Viktor Frankel. It is we who are questioned by life.|
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