Category Archives: Dharma Practice

On Diving Deeper Into the Mind of Terence McKenna Beyond the Screaming Abyss

During the past few weeks I have immersed myself into the world of Terence McKenna — that legendary psychedelic bard beloved by many thinkers, rebels, and psychonauts from all walks of life. As of this writing, I have already watched and listened to more than a hundred videos and audios of his talks that are […]

Response to Brad Warner’s Annoyed Reaction to Ken Wilber’s Brain Waves

As I’ve obviously stated in the title of the this blog post, this is a response to Brad Warner’s article published on Suicide Girls blog. In that article he compared Ken Wilber stopping-his-brain-waves video to the art of street juggling. Since I’m the unnamed “Facebook friend” and “commenter” Brad referred to who posted the video […]

So What Did the Buddha Awoke To?

Last night I tweeted this question to all my geeky Buddhist cyber friends. “to all geeky Buddhists out there, here’s a question: What did the Buddha awaken to?” I’ve received a lot of interesting answers on Twitter and Facebook.

Why Shinzen Young is My Main Dharma Teacher

In the beginning of this year, 2009, I’ve made a connection to a geeky dharma teacher. Since then I’ve made significant progress in my meditation practice and still going strong. In fact, as a result, I’ve made meditation as an integral part of my lifestyle. I owe a lot of this to my main dharma […]

B. Alan Wallace is My Kind of Kick Ass Dharma Teacher!

“kick ass dharma” = dharma free of dogma, cultural baggage, metaphysical hubris, institutionalized nonsense, and idiot compassion. I first heard of B. Alan Wallace years ago in an Integral Naked interview. I immediately liked him due to his intellectual sharpness and his deep knowledge in Buddhist scholarship and hardcore practice. It’s rare to see someone who […]