Episode 7 :: John Doshin Taylor :: Irish Meditation

| April 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

John Doshin Taylor

John has been involved in zen practice for about six years, but has been a student of philosophy for many years prior to that. He is currently living in Northern Ireland, and tells us about how he came to Buddhism, what it’s like for practitioners in his area, and provides some insight to challenges many of us face in finding a group to meditate with.

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Music for This Episode Courtesy of Rodrigo Rodriguez

 

The music heard in the middle of the podcast is from Rodrigo Rodriguez. The tracks used in this episode are:

  • Eleven Waterfalls (Improvisation)

Category: The Secular Buddhist Podcast

Ted Meissner

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Ted Meissner is the host of the podcast Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Science. He has been a meditator since the early 90’s, has been interviewed for Books and Ideas, Mindful Lives, and The Whole Leader podcasts, spoken about mindfulness with various groups including Harvard Humanist Hub, and has written for Elephant Journal and The International Journal of Whole Person Care. He is the Executive Director of the Secular Buddhist Association, host of the SBA’s official podcast The Secular Buddhist, and is on the Advisory Board for the Spiritual Naturalist Society. Ted’s background is in the Zen and Theravada traditions, he is a regular speaker on interfaith panel discussions, and is interested in examining the evolution of contemplative practice in contemporary culture. Ted teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care & Society, where he is the Manager of Online Programming and Community Development.

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