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Episode 255 :: Richard Gentei Diedrichs :: Living in Blue Sky Mind: Basic Buddhist Teachings for a Happy Life

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Episode 255 :: Richard Gentei Diedrichs :: Living in Blue Sky Mind: Basic Buddhist Teachings for a Happy Life

Richard Gentei Diedrichs If you’ve ever tried teaching a group of children not your own, you know that it can be something of a challenge. Now think about how your own learning of the dhamma may have taken some time, and how you may have experienced some twists and turns and dead ends on the […]

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Episode 254 :: Loch Kelly :: Shift Into Freedom: The Science and Practice of Open-Hearted Awareness

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Episode 254 :: Loch Kelly :: Shift Into Freedom: The Science and Practice of Open-Hearted Awareness

Loch Kelly Imagine you’ve been through a pretty rough time in your life, with a series of tragic losses and changes, all in a short amount of time. Sound familiar? Many people have had that unfortunate experience, and sometimes there’s another experience which profoundly shifts our state of mind to something more equanimous. But what […]

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Episode 253 :: Gregory Lopez :: Early Buddhist Mindfulness and Stoic Mindfulness

| July 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
Episode 253 :: Gregory Lopez :: Early Buddhist Mindfulness and Stoic Mindfulness

Gregory Lopez Gregory Lopez joins us to speak about how early Buddhist views of mindfulness compare and contrast with Stoic mindfulness. Hi, everyone. Before we begin today’s episode, I would like to mention that this podcast and the supporting website, discussion forums, our live, online Practice Circle and other services provided by the Secular Buddhist […]

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Episode 252 :: Jay Forrest :: Secular Buddhism: An Introduction

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Episode 252 :: Jay Forrest :: Secular Buddhism: An Introduction

Jay Forrest Jay Forrest returns to talk about his new book, Secular Buddhism: An Introduction There are many books out today that are touching on a secular approach to the tradition. Some are very pragmatic and deeply rooted in practice, others are more scholarly conjecture. But few have taken the step of using the term […]

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Episode 251 :: Sara Eckel :: It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single

| July 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Episode 251 :: Sara Eckel :: It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single

Sara Eckel Sara Eckel joins us to talk about how Buddhist insights can inform our dating experience. Though the Buddha really didn’t date, per se, he was at one time married, and his wife and son were part of the rest of his life, even though that relationship changed. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, […]

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Episode 250 :: Lama Tsomo :: Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling: A Westerner’s Introduction and Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Practice

| June 25, 2016 | 1 Comment
Episode 250 :: Lama Tsomo :: Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling: A Westerner’s Introduction and Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Practice

Lama Tsomo Lama Tsomo joins us to speak about her book, Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling: A Westerner’s Introduction and Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Practice. We have such a wide range of learning and practice opportunities with Buddhism in contemporary Western culture. It may even be a bit bewildering, having so much to […]

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Episode 249 :: Paul Fuller :: The Notion of Ditthi in Theravada Buddhism

| June 12, 2016 | 3 Comments
Episode 249 :: Paul Fuller :: The Notion of Ditthi in Theravada Buddhism

Paul Fuller Dr. Paul Fuller joins us to speak about ditthi, or views, in 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 appears every other week, alternating […]

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