RSSThe Secular Buddhist Podcast

Episode 288 :: Ethan Nichtern :: The Dharma of The Princess Bride

| February 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 288 :: Ethan Nichtern :: The Dharma of The Princess Bride

Ethan Nichtern Ethan Nichtern returns to the podcast to speak about his book The Dharma of The Princess Bride: What the Coolest Fairy Tale of Our Time Can Teach Us About Buddhism and Relationships. The dharma, those lessons about how we live our lives and the suffering that is an inherent aspect of conditioned existence, […]

Continue Reading

Episode 287 :: Justin Merritt :: Buddhist Orchestral Music Premier “The Path”

| January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 287 :: Justin Merritt :: Buddhist Orchestral Music Premier “The Path”

Justin Merritt Justin Merritt returns to speak about his upcoming Buddhist orchestral premier of The Path. Buddhism may not be known for its presence in orchestral music. In April of 2018, it will be taking a big step forward in Orchestral Hall in my old home of Minneapolis, with the premier of The Path. Composer […]

Continue Reading

Episode 286 :: Harrison Blum :: Mindfulness Allies Project

| January 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 286 :: Harrison Blum :: Mindfulness Allies Project

Harrison Blum Harrison Blum joins us to speak about diversity, inclusion, and equity with his Mindfulness Allies Project (MAP). There’s a lot of discussion lately about diversity, equity, and inclusion in our Buddhist communities. There isn’t adequate representation in popular media of the large number of Asian Buddhists in the U.S., intersectionality isn’t understood, people […]

Continue Reading

Episode 285 :: Richard Bryan McDaniel :: Zen in the West

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Episode 285 :: Richard Bryan McDaniel :: Zen in the West

Richard Bryan McDaniel Richard Bryan McDaniel joins us to speak about the growing of Zen in the West with his books The Third Step East, and Cypress Trees in the Garden. When I think of Zen, my mind and heart go back to the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center, the place I was introduced to Buddhism […]

Continue Reading

Episode 284 :: Robert Wright :: Why Buddhism Is True

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Episode 284 :: Robert Wright :: Why Buddhism Is True

Robert Wright Robert Wright joins us to speak about his book Why Buddhism Is True. Recently there has been a great deal of discussion about the book we’re going to be speaking about today. Some of that discussion, particularly and interestingly from Buddhists, has highlighted the long road we have to take around mutual understanding […]

Continue Reading

Episode 283 :: Kritee :: Being an Indian Woman Priest in the Zen Tradition

| November 25, 2017 | 1 Comment
Episode 283 :: Kritee :: Being an Indian Woman Priest in the Zen Tradition

Kritee Zen priest Kritee joins us to speak about what it’s like being an Indian woman priest in the Zen tradition. As the world becomes more of a global community, people are becoming more exposed to a greater variety of cultures, ideas, and ways of living than ever before. This is a wonderful opportunity for […]

Continue Reading

Episode 282 :: Miles Kessler :: Mindfulness, Aikido, and the Integral Dojo in Tel Aviv

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Episode 282 :: Miles Kessler :: Mindfulness, Aikido, and the Integral Dojo in Tel Aviv

Miles Kessler Miles Kessler joins us to speak about the intersection of mindfulness and Aikido. Hi, everyone. I want to thank you for supporting the Secular Buddhist Association with your generous contributions. Because of that dana, we’re able to continue offering this podcast, the discussions on our website secularbuddhism.org, and of course our live online […]

Continue Reading