Valdepeñas Uprising against Napoleonic Troops. source

Extracted from Insurgent Heart: A Vipassana Manual for the Guerrilla Yogi — a text that considers guerrilla tactics as a metaphor for an approach to the process of Buddhist awakening. Here, they are offered for consideration as guidance to non-violent social movements and organizations seeking radical change — internally and externally. This exploration in no way condones violence or war — but recognizes guerrilla strategy can be meaningful in a broad array of other, socially constructive endeavors.

1. Sabotage:

Disrupt the processes and channels by which the enemy produces and distributes its resources.

2. Indigenous Knowledge:

Develop clarity about what…


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Jesse is resident teacher for Vipassana Hawaii and seeks to inspire the skills, determination, and faith necessary to realize the deepest human freedom.

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