What we're about
Welcome to Buddhist Meditation Silicon Valley!
More info at www.luminousmeditation.org and
Wether you're new to meditation or a seasoned meditator, you will learn sth new here. Buddhist Meditation encompasses a very rich variety of different meditation techniques, from the popular Mindfulness meditation, Shamatha meditation, Vipassana meditation, to Compassion meditation, and Mantra meditation etc, fulfilling the needs of different people, from physical health, mental wellness, personal development, spiritual growth, wisdom and enlightenment.
The organizer of this group Jessica has worked in hi-tech industry for over 20 years, including Senior Engineering Manager at Apple, Walmart Labs, Paypal and Yahoo. She got her M.S. in Computer Sciences from Purdue University.
Jessica has been meditating since 2013 with various meditation techniques for 3000+ hours, and currently under the direct guidance of two world renowned meditation masters from the world's largest Buddhist Institute Larung Gar (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larung_Gar) (in Tibet) Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro (http://www.luminouswisdom.org/) and Khenpo Sodargye, who visited US and gave talks at Apple, Google, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Yale, Columbia etc in the last few years.
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro is a venerable contemporary Nyingma teacher of Tibetan Buddhism based at Larung Gar, the largest Buddhist Institute in the world, where he serves as Vice President. He visits yearly with our group and maintains a year round connection with us for which we are deeply grateful.
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro at Google - Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro & David Presti: "The Scientist & the Monk" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm8Gn-D43S8)
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro at Stanford - Dependent Arising, Emptiness and Modern Life (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfBNlXz5dyU&list=PLxp4diynF3DCQpEoFIEnZgaSXFKr9DhaU)
Khenpo Sodargye at Yale - Mindfulness and Meditation in the Modern World (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ez0QczvD8lY)
Khenpo Sodargye's at Harvard - Practice of the Bodhisattva path (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T-hUacsyQw&t=1029s)