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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Samadhi and Shojin

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By Will Tuttle, Ph.D.

This piece is adapted by Dr. Will Tuttle himself from his best-selling book, The World Peace Diet.  Dr. Tuttle is both a member and contributor to Dharma Voices for Animals.

Meditation is foundational to the Buddhist teachings, and is not seen as an exotic or specific […]

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From the Introduction to The Great Compassion by Norm Phelps (Lantern Books, 2004)

Buddhism ought to be an animal rights religion par excellence. It teaches the unity of all life; it holds kindness and compassion to be the highest virtues; and it explicitly includes animals in […]

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