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March 17, 2009 Archives

Late Indian siddhas, and other intriguing possibilities

posted by Greg Zwahlen

There are a lot of things I find interesting about this article, titled “Buddhaguptanatha and the Late Survival of the Siddha Tradition in India,” by David Templeton. Usually, when reading about the history of Indian Buddhism,

Seen in One City: Is The Dana (Generosity) Model Spreading?

posted by Ethan Nichtern

Couldn’t embed this great CNN video interview about a donation-based restaurant in Ohio that is doing just fine with no set prices on their menu, but Watch It Here and then check back for discussion. What do you think? Could […]

Kale Chips and Roasted Chickpeas

posted by Emily Herzlin

The dials on my oven don’t have numbers on them – I suppose that over the years before I came to inhabit this apartment they have simply faded off. Sadly, this kept me from using my oven as much as […]

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Mixing technology and practice
There were many more good sessions at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend. The intention of the organizers is to post videos. I'll let you know when. Here are some of my notes from a second panel. How do we use modern, social media technologies — such as this blog — to both further o

posted 3:54:40pm May. 02, 2010 | read full post »

Wisdom 2.0
If a zen master were sitting next to the chief technical officer of Twitter, what would they talk about? That sounds like a hypothetical overheared at a bar in San Francisco. But this weekend I saw the very thing at Soren Gordhamer's Wisdom 2.0 conference — named after his book of the same nam

posted 1:43:19pm May. 01, 2010 | read full post »

The Buddha at Work - "All we are is dust in the wind, dude."
"The only true wisdom consists of knowing that you know nothing." - Alex Winter, as Bill S. Preston, Esq. in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"That's us, dude!" - Keanu Reeves, as Ted "Theodore" LoganWhoa! Excellent! I've had impermanence on my mind recently. I've talked about it her

posted 2:20:00pm Jan. 28, 2010 | read full post »

Sometimes You Find Enlightenment by Punching People in the Face
This week I'm curating a guest post from Jonathan Mead, a friend who inspires by living life on his own terms and sharing what he can with others.  To quote from Jonathan's own site, Illuminated Mind: "The reason for everything: To create a revolution based on authentic action. A social movemen

posted 12:32:23pm Jan. 27, 2010 | read full post »


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