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  • 6 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Tibetan Standard, Tibetan, Central
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Travel, study, learning, helping. Engineer, meditator.
  • Industrial and Systems Engineer, MBA. About to start a Ma...
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About Me


HELPING IS MY MISSION. I believe life is a great experience and that we all born, live and die needing the help of others.


With great dreams, a focused mind and an soft heart, my life flows in the present of the instant. A gift back to this world which hasn't stop of giving us since the first moment of our conception. Pursuing joy through bringing benefit to others, gathering wisdom in daily experience.

Con grandes sueños, una mente atenta y un corazón compasivo fluye mi vida por el presente del instante. Un regalo de vuelta para este mundo que no ha parado de brindarnos desde el primero momento de nuestra concepción. Busco la alegría a través de ayudar a los demás, acumulo sabiduría en las experiencias del día a día.


Don't harm, help as much as possible and subdue my own mind.
Meditation. Observing Nature. Mindfulness. Silence. Listening. Compassion. Kindness. Being in the moment.Silent eating. Being aware. Breathing.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Help is my mission. And I feel connected with CS through it's ideal of connecting people to help each other on the way. I really appreciate CS community, they've done a wonderful network of generous, interesting and lovely people!
I hope to have the chance to host many people when I'm back home.


Helping others to know my city, stay for a weekend, travel together, sight seeing. Many very good experiences, specially those with short term planning.


Meditation specially in retreat, but also in the on going movement of life. Budism, yoga, movies, reading.
At the moment I'm starting taking serious the intersection of the mind and brain sciences, linked with its educational application, on my way for a MSc in neuroscience and education.

  • education
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • teaching
  • neuroscience
  • sightseeing

Music, Movies, and Books

Lucy, Matrix, Little Buda, Waking Life, Matrix, American Beauty. Kundun. Amongst the White Clouds, The Seasons of Life. Baraka. Silent movies. Anything with meaning.

All kind of music, specially with good natural voices and instruments. Tracy Chapman, Morricone, Carlos Vives, Diomedes, innumerable.

Books: Dharma books, philosophy, psychology, new currents of business, coaching, positive psychology. My current favorite authors: Alan Wallace, Thich Nhat Hahn, Dalai Lama, Mathieu Ricard, Mingyur Rinpoche, Tsokni Rinpoche, Marshall Rosenberg.
Lately reading: The happiness advantage, Running Lean, Principios de la felicidad organizacional.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Jump to the Ganga River with my yoga teacher.
Feeding beggars in Bodgaya, India.
Doing a 1 year meditation retreat.

Teach, Learn, Share

Wow, I love this section.
Learn: almost if not all, really open to learn what others have learned.
Share/teach: Dharma, meditation, spanish, basic computer use, basic yoga.

Countries I’ve Visited

Colombia, France, India, Nepal, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Colombia, India, Mexico, Nepal, United Kingdom, United States

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