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Silent mode: Why the stars of Silicon Valley are turning to silent meditation retreats

13/04/2019

It’s not just Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doing silent meditation in Burma; more tech execs and business leaders are signing up for vipassana retreats, and million-dollar compounds are going up in Silicon Valley. Our Burmese video guru, speaking from beyond the grave, emphasized that all...
It’s not just Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doing silent meditation in Burma; more tech execs and business leaders are signing up for vipassana retreats, and million-dollar compounds are going up in Silicon Valley. Our Burmese video guru, speaking from beyond the grave, emphasized that all “intoxicants”–everything from alcohol to Ambien–were strictly forbidden. We repeated the vow, eager to make an honest attempt at the ancient practice of Burmese vipassana meditation.Read Full Story It’s not just Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doing silent meditation in Burma; more tech execs and business leaders are signing up for vipassana retreats, and million-dollar compounds are going up in Silicon Valley. Our Burmese video guru, speaking from beyond the grave, emphasized that all “intoxicants”–everything from alcohol to Ambien–were strictly forbidden. We repeated the vow, eager to make an honest attempt at the ancient practice of Burmese vipassana meditation.Read Full Story
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