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Imagine a Pine Tree
Thich Nhat Hanh answers a retreatant’s question on what to do in the face of suffering.

Our Bodies are Basically Good
Lilly Greenblatt talks to non-diet dietician Jenna Hollenstein, whose new book Eat to Love paves a Buddhist path toward transforming our often troubled relationship with food and body.
Zen Is Not A Perfume
In the Fall 2002 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Jan Chozen Bays offered this open letter to purveyors of commercial products bearing the label “Zen.”  
The Buddhist Chef will show you how to make mouth-watering, compassionate food
Andrea Miller talks with vegan chef Jean-Philippe Cyr, also known as The Buddhist Chef, about cultivating compassion for everyone — including animals.

Buddhist News
The Dalai Lama will be featured on the cover of Time magazine for the third time; William Edelglass has been appointed the new Director of Studies at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies; A temple in Kyoto, Japan has debuted a robot version of Kannon, the bodhisattva of compassion.
Shin Buddhism Is American Buddhism
Scott Mitchell offers us a glimpse of the ever-evolving world of Pure Land practice in North America. From the Winter 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation
A profoundly simple practice that works for experts and amateurs alike.