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