On this day, September 11, when many of us remember the traumatic events in NYC, Washington DC and Pennsylvania, I am pleased to share an interview I did for the Present Moment Podcast. Our discussion revolved mainly around the use of Integrative Psychotherapy and Somatic Experiencing Therapy for trauma healing highlighting where mindfulness interventions and somatic... Continue Reading →
A great TED Talk by cognitive neuroscientist David Vago on how each moment is an opportunity to change our brain and strongly influence our health & longevity at both conscious and non-conscious levels.
Audio of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche's teachings are now available for free download. The day of teachings on "Buddhism Without Rebirth" were courageous and unparalleled in their unrelenting attentiveness to discerning the true meaning and intent of the Buddhist teachings and its relationship to the current wave of Western secular interpretations. Here is the link: http://siddharthasintent.org/resources/podcasts/audio-podcasts/is-there-buddhism-without-rebirth/
On June 7, authors David McMahan, Gary Gach, Jack Petranker and Lisa Dale Miller presented at the Bay Area Book Festival on the topic, "Beyond Mindfulness"and the growing concern that a focus on “non-judgmental present awareness” can be used to support the status quo — a way to make things better instead of making things different.... Continue Reading →
Tom Hunt engages B. Alan Wallace, one of the most eloquent Western Buddhist thinkers and teachers, in a conversation on the relevance of Buddhist philosophy in a world which fully embraces a scientific method of investigation. Hunt's six questions and Alan's remarkably clear answers are well worth reading. Here is the link: http://www.tricycle.com/blog/six-questions-b-alan-wallace