The 14th Dalai Lama speaks in New Zealand on December 5, 2009. The religious leader is now 79, and says he can imagine being the last Dalai Lama: "Twenty-six hundred years of Buddhist tradition cannot be maintained by one person," he tells Jörg Eigendorf. Hannah Peters/Getty Images hide caption

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Buddhist monks release a lantern into the air at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. Where does their tradition fit into the science vs. religion debate? Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeff Bridges attends The Big Lebowski Blu-ray release on August 16, 2011 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Learning To Live In The Moment With 'The Dude'

How The Big Lebowski's Dude is schooling us all in the ways of the Zen. Its all in the abiding.

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