Social Media Guidelines for so-called Vajrayana students, from Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche @ Siddhartha’s Intent: Social Media Guidelines for so-called Vajrayana students published on January 17, 2013 If you think or believe that you are a student of Vajrayana – whether or not that’s true is another matter – but as long as you think you are a Vajrayana... Read more »
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Rev. Heng Sure, from Gold Mountain Monastery in San Francisco, has written a fascinating article for the Interfaith Observer about using modern social media tools to translate ancient Buddhist texts. Here’s the article: http://theinterfaithobserver.org/journal-articles/2013/1/15/buddhist-translators-without-borders.html
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Meditating in a Digital Age The ancient techniques of mindfulness meditation seem diametrically opposed to our rush-rush, digitally distracted lives, but could digital technology be used to support that clarity and peace of mind? Rohan Gunatillake believes in ‘disrupting the awareness industry’ by combining today’s tech sensibility with the practice of meditation. (Runs 6:02) ... Read more »
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Here’s a thought-provoking piece about parallels in Right Speech in Buddhism and Christianity and how they can best be applied in today’s culture, from Manitoba-based Alex McGilvery for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET)… http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/McGilvery201206171
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