Selected curation of resources about spiritual practices (updated 7/28/11):

Context

Decontextualizing yoga:  Is this still yoga?

Decontextualizing mindfulness (and the problem with the word “benefit”):  Society’s Perception of Meditation by Ed Halliwell

Recontextualizing mindfulness? (Dhamma Brothers documentary)

Institutions to Watch

Templeton Foundation:  Spirituality & Well-Being and Health

Mind and Life Institute (building a scientific understanding of the mind to reduce suffering and promote well-being)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s