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January 1, 1970 Archives

Hardcore Dharma Condenses its Heart

posted by Julia May Jonas

Last Saturday Hardcore Dharma continued its study of the Lojong by focusing on Point Four and Point Five of the mind training slogans.  Point Four is typically called “life and death,” which Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche connects with the paramita of […]


Dreaming in Buddhas

posted by Stillman Brown

If I do a session of sitting meditation in a dream does that count as my recommended daily 10-minute session? Eh? No? Dang. I ask because I’ve been dreaming a lot lately. I attribute this, in part, to sleeping more […]


Podcast: Why We Need Anger with Ethan Nichtern

posted by Patrick Groneman

This week on the IDProject Podcast Ethan leads a talk about Why We Need Anger.  You can listen to the podcast here, and check out a list of all our podcasts here, or subscribe through iTunes. If you are a […]


Heard in One City

posted by Greg Zwahlen

We should not forget that the mind, whatever turn that we want to give it, is very flexible. To the extent that we train ourselves, we create a habit and the mind accepts the crease that we give it. —Bokar […]

Just keep dancing in outerspace while I play this sweet guitar riff

posted by Patrick Groneman

Delta 1 by Ron Hays Not to get all new-agey electro boogie spirit crystal dance in the cosmic wavepool on you, but yeah: This video was made using the Paik-Abe videosynthesizer, which is a magnificent structure all on its own: […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


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