Featured Articles and Journals: Wisdom 2.0

March 15, 2014
The first time I saw Oprah Winfrey, who has a net worth of $2.9 billion, promoting mindfulness on the cover of O! Magazine, I was taken aback. I was fairly new to Buddhist studies then, and I was protective of the dharma. How did mindfulness -- the...
Activism and Politics, Buddhism, Meditation Practice, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (1)     Link
March 12, 2014
Many folks think meditation is all about relieving stress, achieving inner peace, and attaining clarity of focus in “moments of Zen.” They are mistaken.
Meditation Practice     Comment (1)     Link
February 28, 2014
We make for ourselves a safe space on the cushion to practice working with whatever comes up during our meditation practice. But as IDP founder Ethan Nichtern teaches, taking the work we've done while sitting out into the world...
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February 18, 2014
At the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco last week, a panel of Google executives speaking about corporate mindfulness was disrupted by protestors who accuse the company of "appropriating the language of counterculture and Buddhism" while...
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November 16, 2013
I remember the first time I saw a headline touting "mindfulness" on the cover of O, the Oprah magazine, which also extolls the benefits of a $250 french fry maker and $300 Ugg boots. I was disconcerted. This was several years ago, and I was fairly...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice, Nutrition & Body Wellness, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (3)     Link
by Lani
June 16, 2011
  An interesting excerpt from Shambahla Sun (Wisdom 2.0) this month. Not sure wisdom (maybe understanding?) is precisely the right term, but good to know that the intelligence that it takes to do something and the intelligence...

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