This is a wonderful, deeply wise and erudite talk from Bhikku Bodhi calling for a more considered, engaged and layered view of mindfulness based practice and how we integrate that within a broader and more conscientiously ethical framework amidst our daily lives.
Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi is a Theravada Buddhist monk originally from New York City. He holds a PhD in Western Philosophy from Claremont Graduate School. He was ordained in Sri Lanka in 1972 and lived in Asia for almost twenty-five years. Ven. Bodhi has many important publications to his credit, including several major translations from the Pali Canon. In 2008, he founded Buddhist Global Relief, which provides relief to people worldwide afflicted by chronic hunger and malnutrition. He lives and teaches at Chuang Yen Monastery in upstate New York.