Why there is no way back for religion in the West | David Voas: 12:05 – 13:24

Why there is no way back for religion in the West | David Voas: 12:05 – 13:24

It might help in understanding this to think about a religion that’s not your own. Now, I’m going to guess that most of you watching aren’t Hindu. Apologies to those of you who are. You can think of a different religion. But here, as an example, are some of the Hindu deities. And here are

TEDxBrownUniversity – Willoughby Britton – Why A Neuroscientist Would Study Meditation

TEDxBrownUniversity – Willoughby Britton – Why A Neuroscientist Would Study Meditation

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs So I’m really happy to be part of this historic event at Brown. I think it says a lot about where we are in history, a time when communication and information transfer between countries and hemispheres and states is greater than it ever has been before. And that can

Consciousness — the final frontier | Dada Gunamuktananda | TEDxNoosa 2014

Consciousness — the final frontier | Dada Gunamuktananda | TEDxNoosa 2014

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you. I must say I’m very impressed with the way Mary pronounced my name. I couldn’t have said it better myself. (Laughter) About 25 years ago, I was in my final year of medical school, but I’d been doubting my career choice for quite some time. Then one

How I met God in a McDonald’s | Tracey Lind | TEDxClevelandStateUniversity

How I met God in a McDonald’s | Tracey Lind | TEDxClevelandStateUniversity

Translator: Amanda Chu Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thirty years ago, I met God in a McDonald’s. (Laughter) Really. It happened at five o’clock on the afternoon of January 31st, 1984. It was the day before my second semester of seminary. I’d entered divinity school to wrestle with two questions that had haunted me for

The Attunement Process | Mindfulness Meditation for Healing & Resilience

The Attunement Process | Mindfulness Meditation for Healing & Resilience

Hi I’m Dr. Andrea Pennington, creator of the Attunement Process Meditation. I’ve been teaching applied positive psychology and mindfulness meditation while giving TEDx presentations and hosting TV shows as a medical journalist around the world for over 16 years and i’m so excited to share with you this information on improving your health and well-being

Meditation as medicine: Vanessa Kettering at TEDxClaremontColleges

Meditation as medicine: Vanessa Kettering at TEDxClaremontColleges

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Denise RQ I’d like to begin with an aspiration. “May you hear something today that ignites a spark in your consciousness and enables you to live a life that is in alignment with your highest ideals and deepest values.” Easier said than done, right? We live in a world that’s addicted

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