Tag Archives: Shinzen Young

The Science of Enlightenment: A New Model for Enlightenment and New Perspectives on the One Reality

Previously, I have transcribed some of my favorite tracks of The Science of Enlightenment series by my teacher Shinzen Young. Those tracks were about the “esoteric” side of Buddhist practice. In this post I’ve transcribed Shinzen’s uber-geeky vision of a future when science and meditation will date and mate and give birth to a new […]

Shinzen Young @ Google Tech Talks – Divide and Conquer, Untangle and Be Free

In the Science of Enlightenment series Shinzen Young mentioned that one of his dreams is to teach meditation at ivy league “Ivy Plus” universities, like M.I.T. I’m not sure how far Shinzen had accomplished that dream. However, just recently, Shinzen had the opportunity to share his approach to mindfulness meditation to a bunch of geeky […]

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 […]

Shinzen Young On Lucid Dreaming and The Five Ways

I’ve been applying Shinzen Young’s Five Ways approach to my meditation practice for almost a year now and all I can say is that I’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of it. It had dramatically improved my sitting meditation, relieved my migraine headaches, made me consistent with my open practice, and most importantly, it […]

The Science of Enlightenment: Intermediate Realms of Power

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