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Meditation risks, safety, goals, methods

Meditation, usually beneficial, can have negative effects too—sometimes catastrophic ones.

February 3rd, 2021

Vividness has structure

The Vividness web site now has a coherent organization!

January 1st, 2021

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November 11th, 2020

Some preliminaries: ngöndro

July 5th, 2019

Reinventing Buddhist Tantra: Annotated Table of Contents

April 24th, 2019

Enlightenments beyond the Enlightenment

March 27th, 2019

Yidams: a godless approach, naturally!

February 9th, 2017

Buddhist tantra is not about techniques

February 3rd, 2017

Imperfect Buddha podcast

January 8th, 2017

Two podcasts: Rebuilding the ruined city of Buddhism

May 19th, 2016

Tröma Nakmo, Bhutanese feminism, and modern Vajrayana

December 17th, 2015

A Trackless Path: Dzogchen in plain English

December 1st, 2015

Emptiness, form, and Dzogchen ethics

November 27th, 2015

What the Buddha REALLY said

November 25th, 2015

Ben Joffe: Ngakpas and ngakmas in exile

November 7th, 2015

Consensus Buddhism: what's left

October 25th, 2015

Better Buddhisms: A developmental approach

October 16th, 2015

Developing ethical, social, and cognitive competence

October 12th, 2015

“Buddhist ethics”: a Tantric critique

October 9th, 2015

The mindfulness crisis and the end of Consensus Buddhism

October 7th, 2015