Ambition and Spirituality

Ken Wilber teaches us how to reconcile ambition and spirituality in these words of wisdom in his essay on “Egolessness” from his book The Essential Ken Wilber: An Introductory Reader. I’ve been admiring his work for more than twenty years now and find his wisdom very palpable. I have listened to the audio recordings of […]

The Dalai Lama On Science And Religion

The Dalai Lama was asked a question at his home in Dharmsala, India on March 15, 2011. He was talking with a gathering of Thai Buddhists. The question was, “As we know that you have been there working with leading scientists in the world during the last few decades, [and] they show keen interest in […]

Who Does Not Like Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson appeared on the Bill Maher show on July 25, 2014. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Dr. Tyson in the summer of 2011. I found him to be a remarkably intelligent man with insights into the cosmos that continue to inspire me to this day. You can read about this […]

Emptiness, Interbeing And Reality

This video is entitled, “Where Science and Buddhism Meet: Emptiness, Interconnectivity and the Nature of Reality” by Gerald Penilla. I have changed the name to “Emptiness, Interbeing and Reality” to demonstrate the importance of the insights of emptiness and interbeing and how they relate to the nature of reality. If you have followed my rantings […]

Cosmology And Buddhist Thought – The Book!

Cosmology and Buddhist Thought: A Conversation with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson JUST RELEASED Do the modern science of cosmology and ancient Buddhist thought have anything in common? Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dr. Jerome Freedman try to answer this question in a conversation that took place in New York in May, 2011. Dr. Tyson is […]

How Did It All Begin? A Short History Of The Cosmos

How did it all begin? Where did we come from? Where are we going? Cosmologists tell their story. Cosmology is the study of the entire universe, or at least as much of the universe that we can see with our telescopes and other instruments and even the parts we can speculate about. Scientists who study […]