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Review of ‘Why Buddhism is True’

Here’s a nice review of Robert Wright’s Why Buddhism is True by Adam Frank. I haven’t read the book yet, but judging from the review it seems to take a more self-conscious about the selective appropriation of Buddhist contemplative traditions in ‘the … Continue reading

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Graduate student symposium on mass meditation

From Scott Mitchell: Friends and colleagues, I would like to cordially invite you to the following symposium at the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley, Friday October 6, 1:00-5:00. Mass Meditation: Practices and Discourses in Contemporary Global Buddhisms The fourth annual … Continue reading

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Insight connect

I recently wrote about how new social media have been allowing meditators to come together in physical space in so-called meditation flash mobs. Now here is an example of new technologies enabling meditators to connect while physically dispersed. As reported … Continue reading

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