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May 22, 2009 Archives

Dharma Art: Michelle Provenzano’s “The 3 Yanas”

posted by Stillman Brown

Each week, New York-based artist Michelle Provenzano creates a drawing based on our weekly discussion at Hardcore Dharma. Here is her work inspired by the teaching on the 3 Yanas. 

What would Sid do? Waking up next to a stranger…

posted by Lodro Rinzler

Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment at age 35 he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life. He had an overbearing dad, expectations for what he was supposed to do with his life, […]

The Bible Bill? 2010 Should be the Year of the Constitution, Congressman

posted by Ethan Nichtern

According to Politico, A  Republican Congressman from Georgia, Paul Broun , wants to pass a Bible Bill To declare 2010 the “Year of the Bible.” Nothing against the good book, but legislatively 2010 should not be the year of this […]

Dharma Poetry: Mark Strand

posted by Paul Griffin

The fundamental thesis of the dharma poetry series is as follows: Many poets have long been expressing the dharma through their chosen medium of poetry.  Now that’s a grand statement, full of big words like “poets” and “dharma” and “poetry,” […]

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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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