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Enlightenment for the Rest of Us


January 13, 2009

On Buddhist Geeks Shinzen Young discusses a new way to deliver classical enlightenment to the masses using an artificial intelligence system with virtually led home meditation retreats.  This Home Practice Program is what is currently being offered at BasicMindfulness.org. Finally Shinzen discusses the “crowning glory” of his mission to unify Western and Eastern technologies, and that is to help nurture the emergence of a “neuro-scientific paradigm for classical enlightenment.”  This paradigm could help lead to the emergence of technologies which have the potential to bring classical enlightenment to the masses and hence make large-scale social and individual change.  This is part 3 of a 3-part series.  Listen to part 1, Shinzen Young: The Hybrid Teacher & part 2, Building a Dharma Successor.


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Posted by Meditation Retreats  on  02/13  at  02:42 AM

I would like to normalize enlightenment. There’s an opportunity here as Buddhism moves into the West to shake things up a little bit, to change some attitudes. And one of the attitudes that I think is very pervasive is that enlightenment is for other people.






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