Chogyam Trungpa Video: What is Spiritual Materialism?

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Spiritual materialism? It is, say, watching this video because I think it might make me a better, more confident, attractive, enlightened or sane person:

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Waylon Lewis, founder of Elephant Journal & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, touches on modern relationships from a Buddhist point of view.

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6 Responses to “Chogyam Trungpa Video: What is Spiritual Materialism?”

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Waylon Lewis and Waylon Lewis, Bill Schwartz. Bill Schwartz said: RT @elephantjournal: New Chogyam Trungpa Video: What is Spiritual Materialism? http://bit.ly/hPCco2 […]

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