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Episode 157 :: Marc Lesser :: Know Yourself, Forget Yourself

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Episode 157 :: Marc Lesser :: Know Yourself, Forget Yourself

Marc Lesser Today we speak with the CEO of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute Marc Lesser about his new book Know Yourself, Forget Yourself: Five Truths That Will Transform Your Work, Relationships, and Everyday Life. Paradox is, at best, not the most comforting of places to put our minds. And yet we see it […]

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Episode 153 :: Heinz Hilbrecht :: Meditation and the Brain: Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science

| January 26, 2013 | 19 Comments
Episode 153 :: Heinz Hilbrecht :: Meditation and the Brain: Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science

Heinz Hilbrecht Heinz Hilbrecht joins us to speak about his book in German Meditation und Gehirn, or in English Meditation and the Brain. There seems to be an attitude prevalent in our contemporary society, that ancient ways of trying to understand the world are in conflict with scientific findings. And in many cases, this is […]

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Episode 151 :: Ben Fleury-Steiner :: Dying Inside

| January 10, 2013 | 2 Comments
Episode 151 :: Ben Fleury-Steiner :: Dying Inside

Ben Fleury-Steiner Ben Fleury-Steiner joins us to talk about mindfulness practice in Delaware at Open Heart Zen, and to continue our theme of compassion for others as he discusses his book Dying Inside: The HIV/AIDS Ward at Limestone Prison. Hi, everyone. When we do metta practice, starting with ourselves, then our loved ones, families, friends, […]

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Episode 147 :: Cheryl Giles and Willa Miller :: Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work

| December 15, 2012 | 1 Comment
Episode 147 :: Cheryl Giles and Willa Miller :: Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work

We all go through times in our lives when we have a hard time. Conditioned existence, the world in which we live, is like that. And we have different levels of ability to find comfort in those trying times. Some are naturally flexible, able to easily navigate the difficult waters of significant personal loss or […]

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Episode 141 :: Shaila Catherine :: Focused and Fearless with the Jhanas

| November 3, 2012 | 4 Comments
Episode 141 :: Shaila Catherine :: Focused and Fearless with the Jhanas

Shaila Catherine Meditation teacher Shaila Catherine speaks with us about jhana meditation and her book, Focused and Fearless: A Meditator’s Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm and Clarity. These days, it seems that there’s a great deal of attention to mindfulness meditation. And there’s nothing wrong with us spending time learning about and practicing […]

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Episode 140 :: Molly Hahn :: Buddha Doodles

| October 28, 2012 | 1 Comment
Episode 140 :: Molly Hahn :: Buddha Doodles

Molly Hahn Professional artist and children’s book author Molly Hahn speaks with us today about the new release of her book Buddha Doodles Volume 2, combining art and practice, and finding ways to inspire others to grow past trauma. Transforming our lives is a benefit we enjoy from our practice. We learn to relate to […]

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Episode 139 :: Chris McKenna :: Bardo

| October 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Episode 139 :: Chris McKenna :: Bardo

Chris McKenna Author Chris McKenna speaks with us about his new Buddhist themed fiction book, Bardo. More and more, we’re seeing an increase in the mainstream media of Buddhist practices and ideas. There is Buddhist inspired rock and roll, art sites that focus on Buddhist themes, and happily for those of us who are avid […]

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