In this episode of the "European Buddha Podcast," titled "What's the Flavor of Mind, Denys Rinpoche?" we embark on a journey into the realms of contemplative science, language precision, and the transformative potential of the Dharma in society. Our esteemed guest, Denys Rinpoche, a regular speaker of the EBU Contemplative Science Network, joins us to shed light on the importance of precise language usage and the challenges of translating experiential knowledge into words.
One of the key insights discussed in the episode is the need to clarify the words we use, particularly when exploring concepts like mindfulness and awareness. Denys Rinpoche highlights how these terms can vary in interpretation across different languages, emphasizing the importance of relating words with personal experience. It is through this precise connection between language and experience that we can truly grasp the essence of these concepts.
Throughout the conversation, we delve into a meditation exercise to explore just that. Denys Rinpoche guides the audience through a practice exercise, allowing them to personally connect with the teachings and reflect on their relevance in their own lives. This immersive experience demonstrates the power of direct engagement and encourages a more profound comprehension of the subject matter.
The Dharma, as a guiding principle, has the potential to shape and transform individuals and communities, leading to greater compassion, wisdom, and interconnectedness. Tune in to this enlightening episode to deepen your understanding and embark on a journey of self-discovery.
Episode Title: "What's the Flavor of Mind, Denys Rinpoche?"
Podcast: European Buddha Podcast
Guest: Denys Rinpoche
Recommended Reading: "Openness, Clarity, Sensitivity" by Rigdzin Shikpo
The "European Buddha podcast" inquires how the wisdom of buddhism is lived and practiced in the „West“. Every last Friday of the month, Emilia Raunio and Martin Landschein welcome guests from various traditions on different topics. See more
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