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THE BARDO OF TRAVELING

In LIFE by Anja HartmannLeave a Comment

The experience of traveling is one of our modern times’ equivalents to what Tibetan Buddhism describes as the bardo experience – a transitional state, in between something and something, where life is suspended, opening cracks through which to peek into spaces otherwise difficult to apprehend.

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COURTESANS OF ANCIENT INDIA

In SACRED WORLD by Tara Trinley Wangmo2 Comments

Kamala’s flamboyant and erotic skills were not something to be sold, but were part of her repertoire as a teacher from whom a supplicant could receive lessons. Her life example playfully demonstrates independence, dignity and a cultured personality.

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JUSTICE AS NATURAL LAW

In ACTIVISM by Shakti Das1 Comment

Introducing our new category ACTIVISM, with an essay by Shakti Das, American philosopher and writer. LEVEKUNST art of life highlights important issues to activate us all to do our best to restore peace and harmony in our human civilization. Enjoy this first important article, exploring the very concept of justice.

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HOW TO BEGIN MEDITATION

In TRAINING by Erik Pema Kunsang2 Comments

Imitate that and your body is now in meditation posture. But you are not the body. You are in a body. It is not the body that meditates; it’s the mind. Meditation takes place in the realm of consciousness: that in you which is aware and thinks, feels and experiences.