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March 24, 2009 Archives

The 12 Nid?nas: An Illustration

posted by Greg Zwahlen

This was sent around on the Shambhala listserv. I liked it, so I’m passing it along. (Note: the 12 Nid?nas are traditionally described as a process that spans three lifetimes or more. The Abhidharma-ko?a of Vasubandhu describes a scheme whereby […]

Podcast: “Crushed By Love” with Purna Steinitz Pt.1

posted by Patrick Groneman

This week on the podcast is a great guest lecture by Purna Steinitz titled “Crushed by Love”.  Purna leads us through his process of “studying untruth” in our relationships and the practice of turning every poison on our path into […]

Mindful Spending

posted by Emily Herzlin

I take out my wallet and hand the guy behind the counter two crisp dollar bills with barely a thought. I sip the coffee and I’m not sure if I actually even wanted it. What is the mental process involved […]

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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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