Christian Kohl

Christian Kohl

After my Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics I got somehow pulled away from science and now work as an International IT Manager.

I practise meditation since 2004 following the approaches of Qigong, Zazen and Vajrayana Buddhism.

Elizabeth explains how we can understand reality just by wrestling with basic questions that we all have: "What is the basis of suffering? What causes happiness?"


Elizabeth Namgyel describes compassion as a radical expansion of self.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012 11:23

Mindful Awareness without the Cushion

Khandro Rinpoche on how we can keep the mindfulness we discover on the cushion as we go about daily activity.

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

Wednesday, 20 April 2011 12:12

Vajra Guru mantra


Download Name Play Size Length
download Vajra Guru Mantra Chant 1 - Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche

2.3 MB 1:59 min

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 09:59

Diane: Meditation @ Work

Diane is one of the founding members of a group of business and community leaders in Australia called ‘Practical Wisdom’ and has herself been on the board of a number of large Australian public companies for over 15 years.

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

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.

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.

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.