Age-old awareness practice features at Vancouver conference about the future

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche was probably one of the most sought-after person for selfie requests at the TED 2022 convention in Vancouver this week as he walked around the city’s convention centre in his burgundy red Buddhist monk robe.

The meditation teacher from Nepal, who is the head of a monastery, was one of more than 100 main stage speakers at TED, which returned in person to Vancouver for the first time since 2019.

And while topics ranged from technologies and action to mitigate climate change, living online through video game metaverses, and how humans could eventually inhabit Mars, attendees seemed genuinely in awe of Rinpoche, who was described as “possibly the happiest man

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