Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wisdom Quarterly reaches 5 million views!

Editors Amber Larson, Seth Auberon, Ashley Wells, CC Liu, Bhante, Dhr. Seven, Pat Macpherson, Pfc. Sandoval, Xochitl, Crystal Quintero, Sheldon S., Mara Shaeffer, et al., Wisdom Quarterly
Join FEMEN, Balinese beauty, to urge the primates, our fellow mammals, to knock it off (OZ).
Are we punx? (
Wisdom Quarterly officially hits five million direct views (with more indirect views than we can count), which means another tribute to the characteristic physical feature of our mammalian species.

Welcome, helper devas! Not so fast, great dragons (nagas). Hold it right there, furious titans (asuras). There are so many kinds of earthlings -- seen and unseen, dense and subtle, animal and spiritual, overt and covert -- so who's reading this journal?

Censored message to emperors (
Special thanks to our teachers: Bhikkhu Bodhi (Buddhist Publication Society and BAUS), Pa Auk Sayadaw, Kalyani (mitta), Sayalay Susila, Ven. Dhammadipa, Pema Chodron, Ayya Khema, Ayya Tathaaloka (, Buddha Boy (Ven. Dharmasangha/Ram Bomjon) and Buddha Girl (Ven. Ratanayani), Jack Kornfield (, Alliance for Bhikkhunis (nuns), Dr. Rick Hanson, Ven. Joan Halifax (

Breasts without airbrush, Page 3 (Guardian)
Shramanas, urban shamans, brave bhikshunis everywhere, Bhante, translators, commentators, professors, scholars,, Pali Text Society, Hsi Lai temple and the University of the West, Afghan Buddhist missionaries (revealed by Edward P. Vining), Maurice O'Connell Walshe, Mr. and Mrs. Rhys Davids, Ajahn Brahm, Sharon Salzberg, Tina Rasmussen and Stephen Snyder...
Wisdom Publications, Pariyatti Press, Tricycle Magazine, Yoga Journal, Chinese Ch'an masters, sartorial Zen hipsters claiming satori, Against the Stream (Dharma Punx), social activists, lurid scientists, practicing yogis, seekers, Jains, Hindus, rishis, poets, comedians, musicians, Gustav Holst (Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda), atheists, rebels, and all who sit. This is a wordless tribute to some things we like:

Ayya Tathaaloka and the Buddhist nuns of the Alliance for Bhikkhunis (

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