Elizabeth Namgyel describes compassion as a radical expansion of self.

Published in Elizabeth Namgyel
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 10:45

How the Buddhist Geeks got going

Here is a 90 minute skype interview with Vincent Horn, co-founder of Buddhist Geeks. The Buddhist Geeks podcasts are wildly popular and all kinds of unusual topics are covered through interviews of Buddhist meditators, teachers, scholars and all kinds of other fascinating people.
You find some more information in 2 previous posts:



Part 1: What it means to be a Buddhist Geek




Part 2: How could the tech culture support spiritual growth




Part 3: How technology can support contemplative practice




Part 4: Challenges and opportunities when bringing scientists and contemplatives together




Published in WMRI team

In this 2 minute skype video, Elizabeth explains to Erric how we can understand reality just by wrestling with basic questions that we all have: "What is the basis of suffering? What causes happiness?"

Published in Meditation Blog

This five minute video is the first part of a fascinating skype conversation between Elizabeth Namgyel and Erric. Elizabeth describes compassion as a radical expansion of self. Then she gives some tips about how we can begin to cultivate this expanded sense of self.

Published in Meditation Blog

At his playfully provocative, incredibly pithy and insightful best, Sogyal Rinpoche is teaching children and adults the key points of meditation practice.

Published in Sogyal Rinpoche
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 11:52

Appearance and Essence of Mind

In this video, Sogyal Rinpoche explains that we are usually lost in the appearance of mind, our thoughts and emotions, instead of recognizing the essence or nature of mind.

Published in Sogyal Rinpoche

U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan, a big believer in the benefits of meditation, is advocating for making mindfulness a part of the lives of everyday Americans.

Published in Wisdom 2.0

Watch this interview with Arturo Behar, an Engineering Director at Facebook, on the opportunity for mindfulness, compassion and empathy in social media and the necessity for developing tools within Facebook for enabling it.

Published in Wisdom 2.0
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 10:50

Feedback from Wisdom 2.0

Meet Cameron, a 25-year-old programmer who is leaving YouTube to start his own company with some friends.

Published in Wisdom 2.0

Roshi Joan Halifax is Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. Roshi is also a great human being. Enjoy the video!

Published in Wisdom 2.0