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The Invisible Forces

Posted on20. Jul, 2010 by .

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An interview at Buddhist Geeks entitled “The Invisible Forces that Shape Western Buddhism” with Vince Horn and myself. Introductory discussion of attitudes and assumptions that influence how we relate to teachers. This is a multi-part discussion, where this first part mostly covers the historical background. Hope you enjoy and leave a comment. Part 2 “Exchanging […]

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Roger Walsh at Buddhist Geeks

Posted on17. May, 2010 by .

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“…we are being called to look at the Buddhist tradition and to assess it in the light of contemporary knowledge and science and technology, and to differentiate between, for example, the wonderful trends, rational practices that Buddhism contains, the exquisite rational philosophy, and the prerational magic and myth, also sometimes associated with it. That’s a […]

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Can Dharma Help us Turn the Corner?

Posted on15. Mar, 2010 by .

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Buddhist Geeks podcast #163 is online, with Terry Patten and yours truly, recorded at the Boulder Integral in September 2009, hosted by Buddhist Geeks. Quote from the announcement for the event: In an imbalanced, accelerating world-in-crisis we face problems that cannot be solved, as Einstein famously said, “from the same level of consciousness that created […]

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Authority, Trust, Devotion

Posted on09. Mar, 2010 by .

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“The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.” – Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam Awakening is source, essence, and raison d’être of Dharma. Sitting meditation, in group or alone, presumes a certain relationship to the possibility of awakening, and that relationship can definitely develop and deepen through time, practice, and […]

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