Vipassana Meditation and Body Sensation: Eilona Ariel at TEDxJaffa 2013

Vipassana Meditation and Body Sensation: Eilona Ariel at TEDxJaffa 2013

Translator: Yuko Niizeki Reviewer: Denise RQ (Sound of airplane) Do you feel it? Anything on your body? Sensations on your body? How about if we combine image and sound together? (Sound of nails scratching) Most people react just like you did. So quite a number of researches were made on why we react the way

TEDxSinCity – Ram Dass – Cultivating Our Spiritual Heart

TEDxSinCity – Ram Dass – Cultivating Our Spiritual Heart

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Denise RQ [Ram Dass was not able to appear in person because of a stroke in 1997] [which prevents him from travel, and also affects his speech] [Ram Dass] [Cultivating Our Spiritual Heart] Namaste. My name is Ram Dass. I’m sorry I can’t be with you. I guess we will communicate

Breath — five minutes can change your life | Stacey Schuerman | TEDxChapmanU

Breath — five minutes can change your life | Stacey Schuerman | TEDxChapmanU

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Tiziana Soverino In our day-to-day lives, we are constantly bombarded with an enormous amount of sensory experiences that are beginning to overload our sympathetic nervous system: loud noises, flashing lights, crowds, advertisements, anything that’s trying to gain our attention, which begins to activate that fight-or-flight mechanism within our body, throwing us

Myths about religion: Tamara Sonn at TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary

Myths about religion: Tamara Sonn at TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary

Translator: Robert Tucker Reviewer: Nart Abaza Thanks so much Kavez and Alex and Anna and Todd and all of you who worked so hard to bring TEDx to William & Mary, really more to bring William & Mary to TEDx. I know you’ve worked for so long and the program has been so good —

Understanding religious roots: David Rosen at TEDxViadellaConciliazione

Understanding religious roots: David Rosen at TEDxViadellaConciliazione

Translator: Keun Wook Steve Kim Reviewer: Tatjana Jevdjic (Applause) In the early seventies, I was a very young rabbi in a very large congregation in Cape Town, South Africa. That was the period when Apartheid, the laws of discrimination against people based upon their race, upon their colour, were at their height. And it was

Atheism 2.0 | Alain de Botton

Atheism 2.0 | Alain de Botton

One of the most common ways of dividing the world is into those who believe and those who don’t — into the religious and the atheists. And for the last decade or so, it’s been quite clear what being an atheist means. There have been some very vocal atheists who’ve pointed out, not just that

The myth of Prometheus – Iseult Gillespie

The myth of Prometheus – Iseult Gillespie

Before the creation of humanity, the Greek gods won a great battle against a race of giants called the Titans. Most Titans were destroyed or driven to the eternal hell of Tartarus. But the Titan Prometheus, whose name means foresight, persuaded his brother Epimetheus to fight with him on the side of the gods. As

TEDxUFRO – Hari Ravikumar – Spiritual Identity

TEDxUFRO – Hari Ravikumar – Spiritual Identity

Long time back I read a Bengali science fiction story by Niranjan Sinha. And the story was about human beings creating advanced robots, and they created an eleventh generation robot, that was so powerful that it could understand the nature of politics and make political strategies for the human beings. But as it turned out

Does religious unbelief exist? | Dr Lois Lee | Think Kent

Does religious unbelief exist? | Dr Lois Lee | Think Kent

Hi, I’m Lois Lee and I’m a Research Fellow here at the University of Kent and I also direct the Understanding Unbelief programme and I’m going to talk today about unbelief. So, over the past 10 years there’s been growing interest in atheism and other forms of religious unbelief and that’s reflected in our academic

How mindfulness meditation redefines pain, happiness & satisfaction | Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat | TEDxSFU

How mindfulness meditation redefines pain, happiness & satisfaction | Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat | TEDxSFU

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m here to speak about the elephant in the room. I know, but it’s there for all of us, in one form or another. It’s this dissatisfaction and unhappiness with what we have in our lives. Maybe if you’re here or watching this, you have all the