Tag Archives: Buddhist Geeks

#BGeeks11 – Epilogue: It’s Good To Be In Something From the Ground Floor

”Lord, I’ve been thinking- spiritual friendship is at least half of the spiritual life!” 
The Buddha replied: “Say not so, Ananda, say not so. Spiritual friendship is the whole of the spiritual life!” (Samyutta Nikaya, Verse 2) I’m still riding high from the Buddhist Geeks Conference over the weekend. I’ve already posted a daily summary (see […]

#BGeeks11 – Monkeys in Mid-Swing

Day 3 of the Buddhist Geeks Conference 2011 started with an #openpractice with Ken McLeod. Ken guided us with an expansive/contractive awareness meditation technique. It was a good sit. If done correctly the technique will lead the practitioner to perceive the expansive and contractive flow of sensory experience. I’ve just added this awareness technique to my […]

#BGeeks11 – Awakening is an EPIC WIN!

Day 2 of the Buddhist Geeks Conference 2011 is actioned-packed! The day started with an #openpractice with Diane Musho Hamilton leading a Big Mind process while highlighting the second-person (You/We) perspective. She brought in the integral flavor in a house full of geeks.

#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 […]