I spoke with Adrian for the hackingself podcast and explored the more technical aspects of Buddhist awareness practice: about my life as a monk and how that has impacted on me.
Part 1: Come back to Awareness.
Part 2: Bringing Relationship back into Mindfulness
We talk about how to bring mindfulness more meaningfully into our lives and, specifically, our relationships. Westerners already tend towards individualism, and gravitating towards intensive meditation practice can sometimes reinforce the preference of Westerners for individualism, while failing to allow us to develop the valuable skills of mindfulness within.