Living 4D with Paul Chek

EP 84 — Shinzen Young: The Science and Practice of Progressive Enlightenment

May 12, 2020 Paul Chek Season 2 Episode 84
Living 4D with Paul Chek
EP 84 — Shinzen Young: The Science and Practice of Progressive Enlightenment
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Living 4D with Paul Chek
EP 84 — Shinzen Young: The Science and Practice of Progressive Enlightenment
May 12, 2020 Season 2 Episode 84
Paul Chek

You may be following a path toward enlightenment through mindfulness, but do you have a practice? What does having a practice actually mean?

Discover the important differences with Paul and noted mindfulness teacher and neuroscience research consultant Shinzen Young in this very contemplative Living 4D conversation.

Learn more about Shinzen’s work at his website and on Twitter.

Show Notes

  • The universally important thing Asia did better than any other part of the world, according to Shinzen. (4:56)
  • The creation of modern science. (10:03)
  • Why the number 4 is significant. (17:11)
  • Looking at a practice from two points of view. (27:50)
  • Comparing ordinary and extraordinary happiness. (34:55)
  • Defining contemplative-based psychospiritual growth. (42:20)
  • Four dimensions of happiness. (50:55)
  • Why Shinzen uses the word practice rather than meditation. (54:37)
  • Concentration, clarity and equanimity. (1:02:32)
  • “Most human beings will not experience extraordinary happiness until the very end of their lives, if then, unless they have a practice.” (1:11:17)
  • The beneficial co-evolution of modern science and contemplative practice is what the mindfulness movement is really about. (1:26:00)
  • How human history could radically change for the better within a century. (1:30:16)
  • Why Shinzen uses the word equanimity. (1:44:58)
  • The four parameters of a mindfulness practice. (1:56:44)

Resources

Thanks to our awesome sponsors: Organifi (save 20 percent on your purchase by using the code CHEK20 at checkout), One Farm (use the code CHEK to save 15 percent on your purchase at checkout), Cymbiotika (save 15 percent on your purchase when you use the code CHEK15 at checkout) and BiOptimizers (save 26 percent on BiOptimizers' Upgraded Digestion package of products Paul uses by using the code CHEK10 at checkout).

Show Notes

You may be following a path toward enlightenment through mindfulness, but do you have a practice? What does having a practice actually mean?

Discover the important differences with Paul and noted mindfulness teacher and neuroscience research consultant Shinzen Young in this very contemplative Living 4D conversation.

Learn more about Shinzen’s work at his website and on Twitter.

Show Notes

  • The universally important thing Asia did better than any other part of the world, according to Shinzen. (4:56)
  • The creation of modern science. (10:03)
  • Why the number 4 is significant. (17:11)
  • Looking at a practice from two points of view. (27:50)
  • Comparing ordinary and extraordinary happiness. (34:55)
  • Defining contemplative-based psychospiritual growth. (42:20)
  • Four dimensions of happiness. (50:55)
  • Why Shinzen uses the word practice rather than meditation. (54:37)
  • Concentration, clarity and equanimity. (1:02:32)
  • “Most human beings will not experience extraordinary happiness until the very end of their lives, if then, unless they have a practice.” (1:11:17)
  • The beneficial co-evolution of modern science and contemplative practice is what the mindfulness movement is really about. (1:26:00)
  • How human history could radically change for the better within a century. (1:30:16)
  • Why Shinzen uses the word equanimity. (1:44:58)
  • The four parameters of a mindfulness practice. (1:56:44)

Resources

Thanks to our awesome sponsors: Organifi (save 20 percent on your purchase by using the code CHEK20 at checkout), One Farm (use the code CHEK to save 15 percent on your purchase at checkout), Cymbiotika (save 15 percent on your purchase when you use the code CHEK15 at checkout) and BiOptimizers (save 26 percent on BiOptimizers' Upgraded Digestion package of products Paul uses by using the code CHEK10 at checkout).