Kenneth talks with Nadav Spiegelman about the “developmental window.” Recorded on 26January2013. Developmental Window for Contemplative Fitness brainstorm 26JAN2013
Drawing from Buddhism, neuroscience, and personal experience, Kenneth explains that enlightenment is a natural aspect of human development that is available to everyone.
The four Brahma Viharas or Divine Abodes of Buddhism are all aspects of the same, simple, subjectless emotion: the sense of well-being. The bipolar emotions that see-saw back and forth over the rock of contentment will never be at rest and will never bring peace. That’s okay, because all the…
It is not that you’re going to be perfect when you’re enlightened, and it is not that you will be no better off than you were, either. Most people who are enlightened will say, “I’m infinitely better off than I was, and yet I’m still not perfect.”
Kenneth Folk is a new model for teaching meditation in the West through his teaching methods, use of technology, and openness about earning his living by being a dhamma teacher. He has one-on-one sessions using the online video chat application, Skype, changing the way meditation is taught.