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It's interesting to notice that without even thinking about it, I've begun by invoking a basic value, the idea of a greater good. It's actually a perfect fit for introducing Somik Raha who recently completed his PhD at Stanford University ... [more]
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'I remember the first day I arrived in Dharamsala. It's a bus ride all the way up this mountain. It was early in the morning, 5:30 or so. I remember getting off the bus and walking down the street. It was quiet. I'm standing in the middle of the road. I'm looking to the left, looking to the right, looking up, looking down and I said, "This is it! I'm not going anywhere."'
'Professor Howard kept sharing stories from the Buddha in class, and his perspective was unlike any other Buddhist I had met. He's a modern-day Socrates standing on a foundation of clarity like no other person I know. What astounds me is how he's gone undiscovered so long for his spiritual wisdom, communicated in such a secular and simple manner.'