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Meditation helps heal body, mind

Jim McLaughlin has lived his life as a practical man. He’s a business consultant who served 10 years in the U.S. Navy, has never used illegal drugs, has been married 32 years and has two children, both professionals. Buddhist meditation wasn’t on his radar when he started trying to tame some of the chaos in […]

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Yoga, meditation used to help inmates

Lama Chuck Stanford started visiting a small group of Buddhist inmates in Kansas about six years ago.”Then word got around that that I was doing this,” Stanford says, “and I started getting calls from prison chaplains around here telling me they had Buddhist inmates interested in getting groups going.” Now, Stanford, of the Rime Buddhist […]

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Meditation on War – The Zen path to healing veterans’ trauma

—By Suzanne Lindgren, Since American soldiers returned from Vietnam, it has been clear that some of the deepest wounds of combat are psychological. Coming home to a land essentially unaffected by war complicates the already disturbing effects of violent battle. Some one in six Iraq veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and, as […]

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