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Buddhism and Technology

How To Use Technology From A Buddhist Perspective

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche | Posted 08.02.2013 | Religion
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

In the past, technological culture-changers like the telephone and electricity took a long time to produce and cultures had more time to absorb and contemplate their impact. Now, things are changing so fast that we have little time to contemplate and absorb their impact.

Om Mani iPadme Hum: Why Buddhists Get Technology

Joyce Morgan | Posted 05.03.2013 | Religion
Joyce Morgan

A saffron-robed monk chats on a cell phone or contemplates an iPad. This photo is meant to conjure contradiction -- a clash of cultures as ancient tradition meets modern technology. Yet, each time I see such images, they evoke for me the opposite.

Virtual Reality, The Singularity And Tibetan Buddhism

David Nichtern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Nichtern

Between my sessions of reading about this visionary high tech future, our group would periodically dismount and swarm into some of the most awesome and impressive Tibetan style Buddhist monasteries in the world