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Modern Buddhism

Raising Power And Energy To Meet The Challenge Of Living

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

Maybe we can mix some of the wisdom our ancient cultures with our unprecedented modern knowledge and create the ground for happiness and fulfillment in our lives.

The Importance Of Scheduling Your 'You' Moments

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

There are so many time-stealers these days. Here in New York, people are moving so fast that they are almost flying through the streets. But where are we really going?

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

The Future of Buddhism in the West

David Nichtern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Nichtern

Either the time has not yet come for Western Buddhist gurus to manifest fully, or we have a major culture clash on our hands here.

Modern Buddhism: Language and Culture in a Shrinking World

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

Language is translatable but we also have to be aware of the subtle shades of meaning, beyond literal translation, that cultural settings impart.