Category Archives: Open Practice

Touch the Groove of My Kickass Dharma Mix

I’ve been playing around with TRAKTOR DJ for iPad for a few weeks now. I love this application. It rekindled my passion for mixing music. To practice my remix chops I’ve created a series of dharma mix featuring my kick ass dharma teacher, Shinzen Young, remixed with some of my favorite music. It’s my way […]

Open Practice: On Terence McKenna and the Psychedelic Path to Gnosis

I’ve been familiar with Terence McKenna and the whole psychedelic movement ever since I started my research on altered states of consciousness and the so called “spiritual” path. In fact, one of the earliest sites on the Internet that I frequently visited before the explosion of the World Wide Web is deoxy.org. But even though […]

Open Practice: Focus on Flow in Waking and Lucid Dreaming

In the spirit of #OpenPractice, below is my latest conversation with Shinzen Young regarding my chosen form of practice. I hope this will be of some use for others out there who have a similar form of practice. Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 11:54:24 -0800 Subject: Re: The Dark Night From: “~C4Chaos” To: Shinzen Young […]

Open Practice: Why Ken Wilber is So Awesome (I Think)

It’s been a while since I’ve written about integral stuff on this blog. I guess it’s high time that I break this pattern. And this is a perfect serendipitous timing… Integral Life just published an audio of Ken Wilber tracing back his developmental stages and making a matter-of-fact self-assessment of his shadows and current stage […]

See You at the Buddhist Geeks Conference! #BGeeks11

  It turned out that it was in my good karma to attend the first ever Buddhist Geeks Conference in L.A. I owe a deep gratitude to my wife for swapping her work schedule so I could attend. She told me that she knows how important this is to me so she gave me her […]