Experience

Taking the Dive

Fighting to keep up with the Coast Guard’s best and brightest, my Buddhist practice proves vital to breaking through fatigue and self-doubt.

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The Most Powerful Force in the Room

by Mira McEwan Jenkintown, PA. As with all incoming patients, I read Wilma’s file before meeting her in person. She was in her 70s and suffered from an obstructive pulmonary disorder, a condition that, in my experience as a nurse,…

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Victory—Juliann Petkov in New York City, November 2021. Photo by Natalia Petkov.

Bringing Forth Joy From Hardship

by Juliann Petkov New York Unless you wholeheartedly make a fresh determination now and grow significantly, you will not be able to open a new era. (Ikeda Sensei, Nov. 6, 2009, World Tribune, p. 1) In October of 2018, one year…

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Discovering the Jewel Within

Living Buddhism: Thank you for speaking with us, Ann. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many aspects of life for all of us. How were you affected? Ann Biddle: In 2020, the economic toll from COVID-19 hit me hard. I had been…

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Buddhism in Society

Starting this year, Living Buddhism is highlighting representative SGI-USA members applying Buddhist ideals to their workplaces in different regions of the country. This issue features members from Southern California. Mardi Tan Long Beach, California Profession: Pilot My Buddhist practice helps me…

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