The Sickest Buddhist and Spiritual Materialism – Arj Barker

In his book “Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism”, Chogyam Trungpa, founder of Shambhala Buddhism, describes Spiritual Materialism as mistakes that practitioners make in using their spiritual practice to build or strengthen their sense of ego and identity rather than break them down. As the Wikipedia article puts it, “this is based …

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Brandon Boyd Meditates… with trippy visuals… and a backing track.

Brandon Boyd Buddhist Tattoo

Brandon Boyd, singer of the band Incubus and his sanskrit tatoos of the mantra, “Om Mani Padme Hum“.  Buddhist themes can be found not only on Brandon’s arms but throughout Brandon’s lyrics as well.  Check out “Dig”: Brandon can be found meditating in a secret part on the DVD When …

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John Baker on “Overcoming Doubt”

John Baker grew up in Summit, New Jersey and attended Yale majoring in Chinese Studies and also did graduate work at the University of Chicago. In 1970 John moved to Boulder, Colorado to serve and study with Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. John lived with Rinpoche for a year and a half, …

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