Category Archives: Xistential Memoir

#BGeeks11 – Towards a Science of Enlightenment: A Keynote by Shinzen Young

Have you ever seen those James Bond or Mission Impossible movies wherein there’s non-stop action in the opening sequence? Well, that’s how it felt like with Shinzen Young’s opening keynote at Buddhist Geeks Conference 2011. Shinzen presented his vision (aka “happy thought”) for a Science of Enlightenment. I’ve already heard him speak about this in […]

#BGeeks11 – Buddhist Geeks Conference 2011 – Streaming Entry

I’m all packed for the first ever Buddhist Geeks Conference 2011. Looking forward to rubbing elbows with my geeky Buddhist buddies from around the world. During the conference I’ll be doing updates via Twitter using the #BGeeks11 hashtag. You can follow along by adding this hashtag to your favorite Twitter client. At the end of […]

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 […]

Francis Raven Turns One

“And I will bow to the shining seas And celebrate God’s grace on thee I was born free I was born free I was born free Born free” ~ Kid Rock It was a year ago when Francis Raven came to this world. It was a year ago when my wife and I became parents. […]