Psychedelic Buddhism: How to Quit Suffering w/ Andras Lenart (#5) 🎤
Andras Lenart has an MA in Health Policy as well an MA in Counselling Psychology. He's a leader amongst his peers and a dear friend.
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- 5:00 Already Free, by Bruce Tift. An absolute must read for anyone interested in the intersection between Buddhism and Western Psychology or therapy.
- 9:25 Stanford professor of Neuroscientist Andrew Huberman on Neural Plasticity, including a section at the beginning on how early childhood experiences have profound effects.
- 15:55 Be Like Water, Bruce Lee
- 20:00 Gil Fronsdal, Audio Dharma, amazing online buddhist teacher. I'd recommend starting with the following introduction series
- 20:30 Theravada Buddhism, which is the kind of Buddhism I enjoy the most
- 20:45 Thoughts Without A Thinker, by Mark Epstein. One of the first attempts by a modern Westerner to explain what Buddhism is (that's the first part and the part I got the most value out of) and also to explore the similarities and differences of buddhism and freudian psychology. That later half I think is a bit dated (sorry Mark) and filled with faulty assumptions or assertions about how the brain or souls work.
- 21:56 Main Claim of Buddhism: Desire is the source of all suffering. If you wish to end suffering, practice bare (or simple) attention plus mindfulness. See Thoughts Without A Thinker for more information
- 40:22 Andrew Feldmar on Entheogens & Radical Psychotherapy. We're referring to his "anti-intention" approach
- 42:30 Gabor mate intention setting
- 49:43 How do psychedelics help buddhist practice? "Drugs And The Meaning Of Life", by Sam Harris
- 49:55 Sasquatch Music Festival
- 56:24 Aren't Buddhist supposed to avoid drugs?
- 59:20 Connected wisdom teachings of buddhism, aka the eightfold path wiki article
- 1:03:42 Right vs. Wrong, is there good and bad? See Doing What's Beautiful, by Gil Fronsdal.
- 1:04:07 10 points to Gryffindor, on the arbitrary scoring of moral actions. Know your memes
- 1:10:25 Somatic or Embodied Experiencing,
- 1:23:40 Buddhism as the 3rd Path or Middle Way, between aversion or craving