Vincent Horn

Bringing Meditation to Life

Winston-Salem, NC

Vincent Horn


Hacking the Self with Adrian Baker

This week is a special week for me because I sit down with Vincent Horn, the host and founder of the podcast Buddhist Geeks, which was the first show, along with Waking Up with Sam Harris, that turned me onto podcasting. Buddhist Geeks has a keen interest in several of the topics that we like to explore on this show and most recently Vince’s interests have focused on the relationship between meditation and psychedelics.
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What Wants to Emerge Now?

In this episode Vincent Horn and I speak on behalf of what wants to emerge now. We discuss the battle for our attention, the relationship between the psychological and the political, the magic of Trump and personal responsibility in the attention economy.
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The New Wave of Psychedelics in Buddhist Practice

Matteo Pistono takes a close look at how some Buddhist teachers are not only turning toward psychedelics in their practice, but also making it a part of their teaching.
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How to meditate on psychedelics with Vincent Horn of

“Meditators are psychonauts,” says Vincent Horn, a Buddhist teacher and podcaster who has lately explored the common threads in Buddhist and psychedelic communities and practices. “There is that general interest in exploring further reaches of one’s consciousness that is shared between the two disciplines, that unites them and, in some cases, connects them.”.
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The Deep End Of The Awakening Pool

Buddhist Geeks founder Vince Horn joined me for a chat and it quickly became clear that we had shared similar inner experiences while prodding at our brains over the years. We took advantage of our familiarity with the terrain and dropped into a deep talk about selfhood, enlightenment, and the dark night process.
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The Shifting Landscape of Buddhism in America

Ann Gleig takes a far-reaching look at how Buddhism and the conversations within it are changing in the twenty-first century.
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Mindrolling – Ep. 210 – Vincent Horn Returns!

Vincent Horn, from the Buddhist Geeks podcast, returns for a conversation around psychedelics, surrender and the self. Psychedelics and Buddhism (Opening) – Recently on the Buddhist Geeks podcast Vincent Horn has been exploring the intersection of psychedelics and Buddhism. Vincent shares his experiences with psychedelics and discusses their similarities to meditation practices.
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Programmers say this Buddhist Bitcoin could “disrupt religion”

Users would be able to earn “Karma Coins” by meditating and teaching Buddhism. The coins could be spent within a special Buddhist community called the “Lotos Network.”. A group of Buddhist programmers says it’s time for the world’s first cryptocurrency-based spiritual community, built using “blockhain,” the booming new technology that makes Bitcoin and hundreds of other cryptocurrencies possible.
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The Great Unbundling

In this session, Vince Horn and I discuss the radical sense of experimentation, the Great Unbundling of the Dharma, ways the mindfulness and awareness practices complement each other—which is turning out to be something of a theme on the show lately—, the perhaps greatly exaggerated reports of the death of Buddhism, what Buddhism and meditation can offer the Silicon Valley worldview. as well as a scintillating juvenile foray into enlightened scatology.
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The Psychedelia Podcast Interview

Vincent Horn is a meditation and awareness expert, and used to run the popular Buddhist Geeks podcast. He talks to us about his new teaching platform (, and explains how meditation can help us reach balance in our lives. We hear about Vince’s psychedelic experiences, and the parallels he sees between meditation and psychedelics.
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11 Buddhist iPhone Apps to Help Recognize You Don’t Really Need a Buddhist iPhone App

Sam Littlefair learns why there are so few Buddhist apps and how — even if they’re not totally necessary — they might help you on your spiritual journey. I select Stop, Breathe & Think on my iPad, and the app opens to a friendly drawing of a meditator, next to a large “Begin” button, which I tap. I’m swept into my guided meditation.
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10% Happier Interview with Dan Harris

Vince Horn, the co-founder of Buddhist Geeks, says when he reached nirvana, he found it "disappointing" and "anti-climactic," which set him on a new journey to map his experience... Read more »
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Vincent Horn

Vincent Horn is part of a new generation of teachers translating age-old wisdom into 21st century code. A computer engineering dropout turned modern monk, Vincent spent his 20s co-founding and running Buddhist Geeks while doing a full year of silent meditation practice. Having come back to the world with open hands he continues to podcast and teach through Buddhist Geeks and helps hack minds at Vincent has been called a “power player of the mindfulness movement” by Wired magazine and was honored to be featured in Wired UK’s “Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world.” He is married to the super-fly Emily Horn and is father to Zander.