Dharma Blog

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Remembering The Life of Harold Ramis

(Photo Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for The Second City) The author of Groundhog Day, Harold Ramis, was raised Jewish, but said he felt Buddhist. He died this week. He’s somebody who seemed to get it right the first time.”In the … read more

In a Moment of Time, in a Moment of Space

By Jack Schimmelman In 1971, I exhaled the first version of a children’s story. It began with “In a moment of time, in a moment of space.” It is entitled Circle of Fire. I was working at a summer camp … read more

Be Nobody: New Lama Marut Book 2014

Coming summer 2014, Lama Marut’s new book employs his characteristic wit and wisdom to get at the root of all our troubles, namely… trying so hard to be “Somebody”. With deep authenticity and yet comfortable familiarity, Lama Marut offers a … read more

Leaves On The Ground

Leaves on the ground. No matter what subject you look at the problems all return to one principle and that is liberation. It may be liberation from poverty,from pain, from ignorance, from a terrible husband, from a feeling that haunts … read more

Song of the Open Road, Act 3: Integration

Part 3 of a 3-part series, Song of the Open Road uses Joseph Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey” as a launching point, and texts, poetry and stories from world religion as reference points. In this series we examine the heroine and hero’s … read more

Joy of Letting Go