Everyday Buddhism

as presented by Rev. Jon Turner

Educational articles and recordings

We are pleased to share the insightful materials from the Rev. Jon Turner’s class on Everyday Buddhism on February 9 & 10, 2013.

A Recipe for Enlightenment by Rev. Marvin Harada from Discovering Buddhism in Everyday Life
For a long time we never had cable or dish TV, but after getting it a couple of years ago, I find that I enjoy watching the food network more than other channels and programs…  continue to read

Asperger’s diagnosis leads man to unlikely connection to Howard Stern by Alison O’OBrien, Rock Center
It happens in a lot of new relationships.  Every day, you learn something new about each other.  It happened with David and Kristen Finch… continue to read

“Broken heart” syndrome can be triggered by stress, grief by Stacey Naggiar, NBC News
In 2005, Joel Bizon went into Maine Medical Center in Portland for routine surgery.  When the surgeon came out to report that the procedure was a success, Joel’s wife Cyndy was relieved…  continue to read

Can $500 Million Make You Happy?  Not Really by Melissa Dahl, NBC News
You surely know by now that the Powerball jackpot is set to hit at least $500 million tonight.  You should also know that your odds of winning the grand prize are somewhere around 1 in 176 million…  continue to read

Putting Out Fire David Bowie 1982
See these eyes so green?
I can stare for a thousand years.
Colder than the moon, it’s been so long.
And I’ve been putting out fire with gasoline…  continue to read

Sandy Meisner on Acting An Introduction by Sydney Pollack
We called him Sandy but it felt daring and dangerous, like ordering a martini in a nightclub when you are sixteen and trying to pass for twenty-one. He was too awesome a presence for the familiarity of a first name.  It was 1952 and I was eighteen…  continue to read

The List by Rob Long Martini Shot on KCRW
When I was trying to break into show business, an older more experienced writer – I think he was twenty-five; I think he once had a script optioned by a Serbia-based producer – well he told me that the only way to break into television writing was to be on a list of network-approved writers…  continue to read

Other class materials you may be interested in:

Fundamental Teachings of Buddhism
History of Buddhism
Historic Map of Buddhism
What is SanghaRead PDF
Who is BuddhaRead PDF