Zen spot #141 — Mindfulness, meditation and the eighteen most durable Buddhist blogs June 9, 2018 00:00

All Buddhist blogs must die

While death finds us all, it seems to find Buddhist blogs in numbers greater than their sum total. My personal pursuit of inspiration and understanding uncovered dozens of broken links, years of inactivity and inexplicable redirection to car dealerships, cookie recipes and fashion retailers. And, while I believe that reading can only take one’s practice so far, it is a critical part of walking the path. In particular, the following sites  and blogs offer exceptional resources.

I hope you enjoy each as much as I do.

 

1. 108 Zen Books

 

2. Susan Piver

 

3. The Existential Buddhist

 

4. Firefly Hall

 

5. Lion's Roar

 

6. No Zen In The West

 

7. One Time, One Meeting

 

8. American Buddhist Perspectives

 

9. Speculative Non-Buddhism

 

10. Audio Dharma

 

11. Notes From A Burning House

 

12. Ox Herding

 

13. Plum Village

 

14. The Endless Further

 

15. Upaya Institute And Zen Center

 

16. Open Buddha

 

17. Jade Mountain

 

18. Trike Daily

 

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  1. The truth of suffering
  2. The truth of the origin of suffering
  3. The truth of the cessation of suffering
  4. The truth of the path to the cessation of suffering

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  3. Right action
  4. Right speech
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