Mindful U at Naropa University

Jim Jobson: A Journey Through Naropa’s Early Years

February 4th, 2019  •  49 mins 24 secs  •  Download (90.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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"So, I went to the first summer of Naropa. And, it was not cool to be like a hippie anymore. There was an aggression of turning away from society. So, we encourage students to do meditation practice, but also to cut your hair, become a member of society, get a job, and having sort of this basic sanity notion of just having a quote, unquote normal life. Cleaning up your kitchen and going to work and doing a good job and meditating—like that's all you need. You know, you didn't have to do this fight against society. You just kind of go along with the energy."