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Episode 206 :: Andrew Holecek :: Meditation in the iGeneration — How to Meditate in a World of Speed and Stress

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 206 :: Andrew Holecek :: Meditation in the iGeneration — How to Meditate in a World of Speed and Stress

Andrew Holecek Andrew Holecek joins us to speak about contemplative practice in the digital age. As meditators, we often see our mobile devices and technological advances as distractions. And certainly, they can be. They’re designed, after all, not just to serve a function, but to keep the attention of the customer. What are some ways […]

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Episode 205 :: Katherine MacLean :: Unplugged

| August 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
Episode 205 :: Katherine MacLean :: Unplugged

Katherine MacLean Researcher and practitioner Katherine MacLean joins us in our first Unplugged episode. One thing that often gets missed in the ongoing criticisms of scientific research being doing around meditation, is that the researchers are people. They are dedicated professionals, and passionate practitioners who nonetheless manage to maintain a boundary between their personal care […]

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Episode 204 :: Bob Stahl :: Buddhism’s Alignment with Mindfulness

| July 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
Episode 204 :: Bob Stahl :: Buddhism’s Alignment with Mindfulness

Bob Stahl Buddhist and teacher of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teachers, Bob Stahl, joins us to speak about the alignment between Buddhism, and contemporary mindfulness. Hi, everyone. Before we get started with today’s episode, I want to remind the listeners that we’ve started a new podcast which may also interest you. It’s called Present Moment: […]

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Episode 203 :: Jason Siff :: Reflections on Secular Buddhism

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 203 :: Jason Siff :: Reflections on Secular Buddhism

Jason Siff Meditation teacher and author Jason Siff joins us again to speak about some of his reflections on Secular Buddhism. If there’s one thing we’ve tried to avoid doing in the Secular Buddhist Association, it’s to define the dogma of Secular Buddhism, with capital letters. We’ve intentionally kept our guiding principles at a very […]

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Episode 202 :: Gary McDonald :: The Fourth Noble Truth Movie

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Episode 202 :: Gary McDonald :: The Fourth Noble Truth Movie

Gary McDonald Film maker Gary McDonald joins us to speak about his movie, The Fourth Noble Truth. We’re seeing more Buddhism in film these days. Many are documentaries, there are two of which in various stages of production that we’ve spoken about on this podcast alone. But few expressly Buddhist fiction films targeted to a […]

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Episode 201 :: Linda Blanchard :: Dependent Arising In Context

| June 7, 2014 | 40 Comments
Episode 201 :: Linda Blanchard :: Dependent Arising In Context

Linda Blanchard Linda Blanchard joins us to speak about her new book Dependent Arising In Context. Dependent arising, or co-origination, is one of the more complex concepts in Buddhism, probably because it encompasses so many things and how they relate. Some take this chain of events as literal truths, irrevocably and unquestioningly about a literal […]

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Episode 200 :: Stephen Batchelor :: This Secular Age

| May 25, 2014 | 16 Comments
Episode 200 :: Stephen Batchelor :: This Secular Age

Stephen Batchelor Stephen Batchelor joins us once again to speak about the growing acceptance of a secular approach to Buddhism. Hi, everyone. Before we get started with today’s episode, I want to remind the listeners that we’ve started a new podcast which may also interest you. It’s called Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Science, and […]

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