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Dharma Voices for Animals presented to Spirit Rock our petition for an Animal Advocate along with the names of 280 people who signed our petition.  DVA requested that Spirit Rock create an Animal Advocate position on its soon to be formed Environmental Sustainability Committee (ESC), which will report to the Board.  Although Spirit Rock will […]

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Observing the First Precept

On August 31, 2012 By

by Professor Mahinda Palihawadana

Professor Mahinda Palihawada lives in Sri Lanka.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Ceylon.  He has been a professor of Sanskrit at various universities and has also lectured on Sanskrit numerous times. He co-authored The Dhammapada, a New English translation, with the Pali Text and the First English translation […]

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by Bob Isaacson and Norm Phelps 
The following unabridged article was published in an abridged form in the Fall, 2011 edition of the Inquiring Mind.  Bob Isaacson is a DVA founder.  Norm Phelps is a DVA contributor.

Both the Theravada and Mahayana traditions teach the development of two qualities that are essential […]

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