Vincent Horn

Bringing Meditation to Life

Winston-Salem, NC

Vincent Horn


Experiments in Integral Dharma

Today my guest is Vince Horn, integrally-informed Dharma teacher and co-founder of the popular podcast, Buddhist Geeks, who discusses how the Buddhist Dharma (teaching) and Sangha (community) are being reimagined for contemporary life. How does a lineage founded on traditional concepts of renunciation, surrender and obedience to a teacher get transmitted into a modern and postmodern culture — without losing its potency?
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Technology for Mindfulness Podcast

In this episode you'll learn about: - Paying attention to what is at the forefront of your focus when you're using your smartphone [1:02] - How Vincent left his engineering program to become a full time meditator and waiter [03:26] - The teachers he studied with in the Buddhist world and their relationship to technology [6:26] - The mindfulness movement from traditional to more modern ways of teaching [10:10] - Translation of Buddhism and Mindfulness into the modern world [11:36] - How technology has helped people to find their way into mindfulness and meditation [16:23] - What drives people to mindfulness practice and the expectations that they have [17:16] - How he has managed to engage people in meditation via the internet [20:23] - The practice and benefits of social noting [27:53] - How people can participate in any meditations with Buddhist Geeks and pragmatic dharma training [29:44] - Ways in which online training can be beneficial over in person training [38:27]
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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 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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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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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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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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Mindrolling – Ep.160 – Buddhist Geeks with Vincent Horn

Raghu gets the opportunity to chat with new found friend Vincent Horn, host of the Buddhist Geeks podcast. They discuss the interplay of technology and spiritual experience. In what ways do the internet, smartphones, and emerging technologies affect our spiritual practice and how can we utilize them to their greatest potential?
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Conducting a Process of Deep Self Inquiry through Mindfulness

In this episode of the podcast, Buddhist Geeks founder, Vincent Horn discusses how to conduct a deep process of self inquiry through mindfulness and meditation.
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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.