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Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Daniel M. Ingram 1/29/16 5:53 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Richard Zen 1/29/16 11:37 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! neko 1/29/16 11:35 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Paul Kinkade 1/29/16 3:45 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! ANNA AIYAR 1/31/16 1:59 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! svmonk 1/29/16 10:11 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Spirit L Wiseman 1/30/16 1:33 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Jo Jo 1/30/16 5:49 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Small Steps 1/31/16 10:46 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Mettafore 2/1/16 11:13 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Jinxed P 2/3/16 8:36 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Daniel M. Ingram 2/21/16 2:31 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Dada Kind 3/19/16 8:20 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Pablo CEG 5/30/16 8:59 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! neko 7/27/16 4:24 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Stick Man 7/29/16 1:09 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! elizabeth 9/5/16 6:10 PM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Curt Welling 9/12/16 6:22 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! C P M 10/1/16 9:45 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! Pablo CEG 10/3/16 7:01 AM
RE: Shameless Plug for Shinzen Young's Upcoming New Book! C P M 10/3/16 6:55 PM
I was blessed to get a preview copy of Shinzen Young's new book The Science of Enlightenment, and it is simply awesome!

This guy has so much maturity, depth of practice, and gloriously geeky ability to cross all major Buddhist traditions both practically and adademically, as well as synthesize across most of the meditative world while bringing it home and keeping it down to earth all at the same time, all that while yet using his strong science background to great effect! I don't know anyone else who could have pulled this off like he does.

It is a shining gem of a book from a super nice guy with deep wisdom to share, and share it he does. You can tell how long and how well he has been teaching and practicing the dharma on every single page. His storytelling is top notch. His humor, humlity, and humanity blaze through like bright sunlight. In short, Shinzen has totally rocked it!

Go Shinzen!

Yeah!

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1/29/16 11:37 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Sounds good!

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1/29/16 11:35 AM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
This rave review of yours seems to be raver than the rave review you've given for Culadasa's book. I am very excited emoticon 

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1/29/16 3:45 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
I have been a gigantic fan of Shinzen's for over a year now, and this review sounds spot-on from what I'd expect of him. It's great to hear one of my meditation role models speak so highly of another. 

I have The Science of Enlightenment on audio CD, so I'll be curious how much has changed. He also has two very, very helpful and deep YouTube channels. 

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1/29/16 10:11 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Hi Daniel,

Thanx for the post. I will defintely check out the book.

I've practiced with Shinzen in the past and I can attest to his skill and solid grounding in both academic and practical Buddhist practice. One thing that is sometimes offputting to some is his massive media presence through Youtube and his tendency to sometimes come across as kind of like an LA type, maybe sounding a bit inauthentic. But I think that's just because he grew up in LA and so naturally that's how he comes across. I've always found his Dharma talks refreshing and interesting, and his meditation instruction has led, for me, to profound insights.


                 

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1/30/16 1:33 AM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
When I  came back from Burma in 1987  and was literally stuck in Nihilism after going through the Progress of Insight Shinzen Young was THE ONLY person who gave me any clue or insight to what happened to me even though I was surrounded by practioners and teachers.....he told me ," Don't mistake one facet to be the whole jewel"
That was a jewel that fell into my dark night of the soul so I will always feel grateful to him.  So I am sure his book will be wonderful

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1/30/16 5:49 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Thanks for the alert!
Do you know when it will be out? Is it a printed book?
On amazon I find an audiobook from 2005.
For some reason, I cannot access Shinzen´s webpages www.shinzen.org or www.basicmindfulness.org.

I have been a big Shinzen fan for the past 2 years, his youtubes helped me a great deal.

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1/31/16 1:59 PM as a reply to Paul Kinkade.
Paul Kinkade:
I have been a gigantic fan of Shinzen's for over a year now, and this review sounds spot-on from what I'd expect of him. It's great to hear one of my meditation role models speak so highly of another.  He also has two very, very helpful and deep YouTube channels. 

I feel the same... the more attained they are with wisdom, the more humble and human they become... Both Shinzen and Daniel. You'll are living examples of the "Ariya Sangha"... 

I thank nature with gratitude for having access to these communication tools (books, youtube channels) of deep dhamma talks.. 

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1/31/16 10:46 PM as a reply to Jo Jo.
The audio book is well worth listening to. Here's a link to the mp3 version of it, available for only $8.99 on amazon.

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2/1/16 11:13 AM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Thanks for the heads up, Dan. Can't wait.

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2/3/16 8:36 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Is this a new book, or a the written form of the audio book that came out in 2005 called "The Science of Enlightenment"

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2/21/16 2:31 AM as a reply to Jinxed P.
New book! Still, it comes from some previous material, compiled from numerous talks and teachings, edited, re-arranged, so those very familiar with his stuff will likely recognize things, but still, it is well put together and he is worthy of support.

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3/19/16 8:20 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
http://amazon.com/gp/product/1591794609

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5/30/16 8:59 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Shinzen recently upload a new pdf with a new version of his model, probably to be published in The Science of Enlightenment. It's an intro to his ULTRA model, where not only its developed the "Nurture Positivity" (which was kind of sketchy in previous versions) but also added a new focus: "Express Spontaneity", the Taoist-Zen statement to put Enlightenment in action in every day life.   

Ultra

http://www.shinzen.org/Articles/IntroToUltra_short_2016.pdf

Auto Think


http://www.shinzen.org/Articles/AutoThink_ver1.8.pdf

An Outline of Practice


http://shinzen.org/Articles/artOutlineOfPractice.pdf





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7/27/16 4:24 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
It is now available for pre-order. Listed as to be published on September 1st, 2016

https://www.amazon.com/Science-Enlightenment-How-Meditation-Works/dp/1591794609

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7/29/16 1:09 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
I got the audio thing a few years ago, it's a nice trek through perennialism and comparison between contemplative traditions.

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9/5/16 6:10 PM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
Bump

The book is out!  I am reading it on kindle. My preordered hardcover is supposed to arrive sometime ... perhaps this week.

Really enjoying it (and a bunch of stuff of his on the web that I had never gotten around to).  He has a way of looking at things that is helping me find a different and helpful perspective on my experiences over the last few years.   

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9/12/16 6:22 AM as a reply to elizabeth.
Daniel thank you for recommending this book, Shinzen, thank you for writing it.  

Im about halfway through, very inspiring for my practice.

The language is clear, the message is clear, really hitting home for me and has already caused to me to increase my efforts.  

Highly recommended.

Curt Welling

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10/1/16 9:45 AM as a reply to Daniel M. Ingram.
I finished reading this recently and also highly recommend it.

Prior to reading the book, I had watched a lot of Shinzen videos and read a lot of his former publications, and I wasn’t sure if the material presented in his book would add a lot to what he had already said.

But I have to say the book really developed his ideas and themes in a very thorough and engaging way. Well worth it.

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10/3/16 7:01 AM as a reply to C P M.
Hi CPM,  is there any addition on "Note Gone" method?

I haven't bought the book yet, but found in his website a new PDF on "ULTRA", Shinzen's latest formulation with four core themes. Three of them are already explained in previous texts, but there's a new one "Express Spontaneity", which taps topics closer to Zen and Taoism. I think it's a nice inclusion. 

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10/3/16 6:55 PM as a reply to Pablo CEG.
Hi Pablo

Chapter 9 is titled "The Power of Gone".  And he does refer to the technique in other chapters. The chapter is fairly short, so I'm not sure how much it will supplement the other materials you have read.  The information I encountered previously on "noting gone" were fairly brief.   What I like about the book is that it is a more unified and developed presentation of his work.