What is wisdom? How do we learn how to make wise choices?

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Action and Non-Action

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Tzu, Chuang

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Overview

Chuang Tzu was a Chinese Taoist philosopher of the fourth century BCE.  He was the author of the compilation of writings known as the "Chuang-Tzu," from which "Action and…

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Gitanjali: Song Offerings, Section 50

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Tagore, Rabindranath

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Celebrated writer Rabindranath Tagore, a friend of Gandhi and a participant in the Indian nationalist movement, was born in Calcutta in 1861. Tagore studied for a time in England and translated his…

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Compassion: The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel

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Rinpoche, Sogyal

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Sogyal Rinpoche, born circa 1950 in Kham, Tibet, is a religious scholar as well as the founder and spiritual director of Rigpa, a chain of over 100 Buddhist centers in 23 countries. Encountering the…

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Singapore

Author

Oliver, Mary

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Reading

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Mary Oliver is an Ohio-born poet who has received numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for American Primitive in 1993 and the National Book Award for New and Selected Poems…

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What Men Live By

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Tolstoy, Leo

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Reading

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Leo Tolstoy is best known as a novelist of love and historical themes. Toward the end of his life however, after experiencing a religious crisis, he wrote a number of small tales that focus on questions…

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