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Episode 297 :: Jeff Eisenberg :: Buddha’s Bodyguard: How to Protect Your Inner V.I.P.

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 297 :: Jeff Eisenberg :: Buddha’s Bodyguard: How to Protect Your Inner V.I.P.

Jeff Eisenberg Jeff Eisenberg returns to the podcast to speak about his book Buddha’s Bodyguard: How to Protect Your Inner V.I.P. Though there are differing opinions, the dhamma, like other teachings, has some wiggle room in how it may be interpreted. Some may be very minor nuances of view, others may be wildly off base, […]

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Episode 296 :: Susan Piver :: The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 296 :: Susan Piver :: The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships

Susan Piver Susan Piver speaks with us today about The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships. If you ask a Buddhist, secular or otherwise, what it’s about, the answer will often be something along the lines of suffering, or suffering and the extinguishing of it. Gotama made it clear that is […]

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Episode 295 :: Brad Warner :: It Came From Beyond Zen!

| June 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 295 :: Brad Warner :: It Came From Beyond Zen!

Brad Warner Zen teacher and author Brad Warner joins us to speak about his new book, It Came from Beyond Zen!: More Practical Advice from Dogen, Japan’s Greatest Zen Master. The Shobogenzo is one of Zen’s most treasured volumes from Dogen, written in the thirteenth century. But don’t let that timeframe fool you, the wisdom […]

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Episode 294 :: Joan and Anne Watts :: The Collected Letters of Alan Watts

| May 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 294 :: Joan and Anne Watts :: The Collected Letters of Alan Watts

Joan Watts Philosopher, author, and lecturer Alan Watts (1915–1973) popularized Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies for the counterculture of the 1960s. Today, new generations are finding his writings and lectures online, while faithful followers worldwide continue to be enlightened by his teachings. The Collected Letters of Alan Watts reveals the remarkable arc of Watts’s […]

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Episode 293 :: Bonnie Sumana Ryan-Fisher :: Mindful Moment: 52 Weeks of Mindfulness

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 293 :: Bonnie Sumana Ryan-Fisher :: Mindful Moment: 52 Weeks of Mindfulness

Bonnie Sumana Ryan-Fisher Bonnie Sumana Ryan-Fisher joins us to speak about her new book Mindful Moment: 52 Weeks of Mindfulness, Exercises and Reflections. When I first heard about secular mindfulness programs like MBSR, I had a judgmental reaction. This isn’t Sati, you can’t condense mindfulness into eight weeks, this is a watering down… all of […]

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Episode 292 :: David Wilmore :: Pranna Timer, Incense Meditation Timers

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 292 :: David Wilmore :: Pranna Timer, Incense Meditation Timers

David Wilmore David Wilmore speaks with us today about Pranna Timers, combining incense, art, and meditation. A long time ago I happened upon my favorite timer for meditation, and it’s never been replaced. In fact, I’ve bought a few more for myself and given others as gifts over the years. What’s unique about this is […]

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Episode 291 :: Anurag Gupta :: Unconscious Bias in Buddhism

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Episode 291 :: Anurag Gupta :: Unconscious Bias in Buddhism

Anurag Gupta Anurag Gupta joins us to speak about how implicit bias has much to teach us about relating to one another in our sanghas. What biases do you have? What may come to mind when you hear that question may be a list of what is known to you, and it may be accompanied […]

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