Buddhism as Marketing.

Via on Aug 15, 2009

Buddhism marketing brown palace hotel denver nirvana

As seen at the Brown Palace Hotel, in Denver, Colorado.

Nirvana is now being served In-Room.

Spiritual Materialism, or just more ho-hum eco yuppie LOHAS marketing? Personally, I’ve become a bit inured. Not sure if that’s a good thing.

Saw this after my second interview with Bill McKibben at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado.

Photo by Caroline Treadway, for elephantjournal.com.

elevision – Bill McKibben: Too Little Too Late? from elevision on Vimeo.

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5 Responses to “Buddhism as Marketing.”

  1. They probably meant to say "samsara," but then remembered that samsara is nirvana, and it sounds better to focus on the positive.

    Or maybe they meant, "Free Jesus in Every Room!" Or maybe not.

  2. this is more a case of Sex as marketing — sex, slightly disguised as just "sensual", thanks to spa/luxury/buddhist garb. no?

  3. [...] that history shows yoga to be at least 5,000 years old. Why? Because we’ve heard it from some yuppie hippie American dilettante, or read it in online somewhere, or in a marketing [...]

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