May 14, 2021

News Round Up w/e 14th May 2021

News and snippets from Zen cyber-space

This week from Zen Cyber space, restoring lost Buddhist texts back into their original language, the brain science of attention and young Zen monk deals with imposter syndrome.

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Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Why Climate Change is an Ethical Issue (

Sanskrit Buddhism by Professor Robert Thurman - YouTube Professor Robert Thurman gives a lecture on his work restoring lost Sanskrit Buddhist texts from the Tibetan Translations handed down from Tibetan monasteries.

Tibetans Caught in India’s Second Wave of COVID-19  - Tricycle Tibetan residents in India face vaccine shortages amid rising cases, an upcoming talk addresses Black Buddhism in the US, and Tricycle contributor Charles Johnson is featured in a cartoon anthology. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Why Climate Change is an Ethical Issue ( What do we do when failure is inevitable?

The Brain Science of Attention and Overwhelm - Mindful We’re living in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous times. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha explains ten ways your brain reacts—and how mindfulness can help you survive, and even thrive.

Beginner's Mind or Imposter Syndrome? - Lion's Roar ( As a young, female Zen teacher, Gesshin Greenwood struggles to find the line between humility and self-criticism.

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