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Nyoze Nat Brown, Zen priest, visits Nov. 18

Nyoze Nat Brown, Zen priest with Nashville Zen Center, will attend Monday Night Zazen on Monday, November 18, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Center for Mindful Living on 1212 McCallie Ave.

Per Soto Zen tradition, Nat will offer Zazen, Dokusan (one-on-one…

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The Beginning of Nothing New — Jukai (Initation) Ceremony

A thin haze of ceremonial incense trailed behind a procession of Zen Buddhist practitioners as a traditional initiation ceremony commenced–equitable to that of a baptism for many Westerners.

Entering the zendo – three men (two of whom cloaked in a…

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laughingsquid:

How Common Is Your Birthday, A Chart of Birth Date Frequencies

There are more Cancers, Leos and Virgos in the world. Neat-O!

laughingsquid:

How Common Is Your Birthday, A Chart of Birth Date Frequencies

There are more Cancers, Leos and Virgos in the world. Neat-O!

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keto on.: Why you NEED much more sodium when low-carbing!

eatfat-losefat:

Today we “know” that too much salt is bad for us, so why this long discussion of a discredited nutrient?

The short answer is that the amount of carbohydrate in our diet changes our need for salt.

High carbohydrate diets make the kidneys retain salt, whereas a low carbohydrate intake increases…

The more you know! No wonder salt has been so valuable throughout history! I will try this.

(Source: jonnybowdenblog.com, via camihealing)

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x-mymindsmadeup:

My amazing superduper 5 ingredient muffins!
Sweet potato spice and coconut muffins!
Ingredients:

•220g sweet potato 

•4 egg whites

•30g peanut butter (all natural)

•20g desiccated coconut

•3 Tsp cinnamon

Method:

•Chop and boil the sweet potato until very soft

•Mix the other ingredients together well.

•Add the cooked potato and mash. •Mix until well combined and pour into a well greased muffin tin!

•Bake for approx 35min on a moderate to high heat.

This recipe makes 6 muffins!
110 calories a muffin and NO rubbish, plus, they are cheap to make!

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Athletes meditate, too

Compassion on the court ;)

sorrowfulkain:

“Happiness is good for the body, but sorrow strengthens the spirit.” - Bruce Lee

sorrowfulkain:

“Happiness is good for the body, but sorrow strengthens the spirit.” - Bruce Lee

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Processed Meats Declared too Dangerous for Human Consumption

lazyyogi:

Yet another reason to become vegetarian sooner rather than later. Perhaps, god willing, when I move out in the fall?

Namaste

Processed meats are a no-no for a number of diets and lifestyles, including Paleo, keto, vegan and vegetarian (obviously).

Besides, I’m happier eating my grass-fed beef, natural bacon and pastured eggs. They taste way better than packaged deli meat anyway.

(Source: lazyyogi)