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#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - What Kind of Society Are You Creating?

By bodhipaksa on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 15:18

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - What Kind of Society Are You Creating?

By bodhipaksa on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 15:18Recently I wanted to buy some herbal tea in bulk. I did my research on Amazon, found the brand I wanted, and then promptly headed over to the manufacturer’s website to make my purchase. This cost me a little more, but I was happy to pay the extra expense. Why, you may wonder?

Whether we consider it or not, every penny we spend has some effect on the direction our society takes. We can choose to spend our money...
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#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - Supporting Ethical Businesses

By bodhipaksa on Sun, 7 Dec, 2014 - 13:53

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - Supporting Ethical Businesses

By bodhipaksa on Sun, 7 Dec, 2014 - 13:53

As a small independent enterprise, Wildmind is keen to support artisans and local producers where possible. Many of the items that we sell are Fair Trade products, where local artisans in Nepal and India work in good conditions and are fairly recompensed for their labors. Other items we sell are made locally in and around New Hampshire, where we’re based.

Here are a few of the items we sell…

kindseat

The Kindseat meditation stool

http://shop.wildmind.org/kindseat/

The Kindseat...

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#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - The Accidental Publisher

By bodhipaksa on Sat, 6 Dec, 2014 - 15:49

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - The Accidental Publisher

By bodhipaksa on Sat, 6 Dec, 2014 - 15:49Wildmind stumbled into publishing back in 2002, and has now brought out eight guided meditation CDs, with plans to publish a number of books.

Wildmind’s foray into publishing started because many meditation students requested that the guided meditations Bodhipaksa recorded for his online courses be offered in CD format as well. Bodhipaksa used the services of a local recording studio in order to record the mindfulness of breathing, development of lovingkindness, and walking meditation practices...
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#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - An Online Meditation Center, And More!

By Centre Team on Thu, 4 Dec, 2014 - 15:01

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - An Online Meditation Center, And More!

By Centre Team on Thu, 4 Dec, 2014 - 15:01Wildmind is an online meditation center, a blog, an online meditation supplies store, and a publisher of guided meditation CDs.

These varied activities are run by a small team of three people working from an office in a former cotton mill on the Lamprey River in Newmarket, New Hampshire, just down the road from Aryaloka Buddhist Center.

As an online meditation center, Wildmind has a global, reach. In the past twelve...
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#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00

#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00A couple of months ago I was sitting in a room at Adhisthana, listening to my friend Mokshini speak very movingly about some quite profound shifts in her own sense of Dharma practice. She talked about having newly considered in her own life the sorts of issues raised by Triratna’s participation in Buddhist Action Month every year: environmental concerns, economic questions, all manner of socially engaged topics relevant to anyone looking to explore the...
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Triratna’s TEDx debut: The Surprising Secret to Unlocking Compassion

By lokabandhu on Wed, 17 Oct, 2012 - 22:47

Triratna’s TEDx debut: The Surprising Secret to Unlocking Compassion

By lokabandhu on Wed, 17 Oct, 2012 - 22:47Bodhipaksa, a long-standing Order Member and founder of the Wildmind meditation teaching website, writes from his home in New England to say - “I gave a TEDx talk a few days ago – the first Order Member to do so, as far as I’m aware. It was titled, ‘The Surprising Secret to Unlocking Compassion’ and was part of a series called ‘Compassion and Education: The Spirit Within’. The raw footage of the entire event is...
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Wildmind Release New Teens Meditation CD

By lokabandhu on Wed, 21 Dec, 2011 - 05:58

Wildmind Release New Teens Meditation CD

By lokabandhu on Wed, 21 Dec, 2011 - 05:58Bodhipaksa writes from Wildmind, his US-based online meditation teaching project, with news of their new meditation CD - produced specifically for Teens. He says -

“Almost every summer over the last ten years, I’ve been teaching low-income teens how to use their minds more effectively so that they can be more successful students, but also so that they can be more successful, happier, less stressed individuals. We cover a lot of ground in my six-week...
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11.11.11: Happy 11th Birthday, Wildmind!

By lokabandhu on Tue, 22 Nov, 2011 - 05:58

11.11.11: Happy 11th Birthday, Wildmind!

By lokabandhu on Tue, 22 Nov, 2011 - 05:5811.11.11 saw Wildmind’s 11th birthday - and we’re exactly 11 days late wishing them many happy returns! Wildmind is Triratna’s on-line meditation teaching service, run by Bodhipaksa out of Newmarket NH; over the past 11 years it’s grown and now attracts over a million visitors a year! Bodhipaksa tells us a little of the story, saying -

“On November 11, 2000, Wildmind’s website went live for the first time. We didn’t realize it at...
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Triratna News

Highlights from the Wildmind newsletter

By lokabandhu on Wed, 17 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

Highlights from the Wildmind newsletter

By lokabandhu on Wed, 17 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Each month Triratna’s Wildmind meditation teaching website produces a newsletter, full of up-to-the-minutes information, advice and articles on meditation. We’d like to feature them every month, but seem to have got really behind - so here’s a few highlights from the past three months!

Meditating on anxiety - by Sunada

Letting go of limiting self-views, embracing our potential - by Bodhipaksa

Avalokitesvara: the heart of the rainbow - by...