Kenneth is an instructor of meditation who has received worldwide acknowledgement for his innovative approach to secular Buddhist meditation. After twenty years of training in the Burmese Theravada Buddhist tradition of Mahasi Sayadaw, including three years of intensive silent retreat in monasteries in Asia and the U.S., he began to spread his own findings, successfully stripping away religious dogma to make the benefits of meditation and mindfulness accessible to modern practitioners. He has been recognized by Wired Magazine as an influential, resounding voice in Sillicon Valley’s tech culture.
What is Pragmatic Dharma?
Pragmatic Dharma is the practical human being’s path to what Buddhists might call “awakening.” While the practice draws from the teachings of Buddhism, this approach is what some would call a 2.0 rendition. We are taking what works and dropping what doesn’t – without apology and with the knowledge that transformation is possible. In line with this modern take, Kenneth sought to develop a system that would efficiently and effectively mesh the teachings of Buddhism and modern technology. Thus…
was born; an initiative to provide meditation-oriented mobile apps to anyone who might be interested in improving their focus, concentration, and mindfulness. To keep updated on the production and release of these apps, and to be invited to participate as a beta tester, please sign up for our mailing list.