Big Mistakes, Little Failures, Rotten Luck – Podcast Episode No. 33

Play
Listen to Stitcher

Help us out: click to leave a review!

John Ankele describes how just being alive in this moment could be ultimately fulfilling. It is possible to be free of the burden of our past mistakes and failures. This is the reason we practice meditation.

Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to us on Stitcher

Don’t make the big mistake of NOT telling your friends about the podcast!

John Ankele is a long-time teacher of Shambhala Training and is a video producer. His work has been broadcast on PBS and ABC-TV and has been shown at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), the Smithsonian, the United Nations and the Margaret Mead Film Festival.

If you enjoy Meditation in the City, throw us a buck or two (or five, or fifty!). Any amount will help support this podcast. It’s easy, just click the link below!

paypal-donate-button copy

Podcast production by sonamgray.com and by David McKeel

Established in 1971, the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and further developed by his son and lineage holder Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our center, located in Manhattan’s Chelsea district, offers daily public meditation, a core curriculum of Buddhist and Shambhala teachings, as well as training in advanced contemplative practices. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help New Yorkers of all traditions discover their inherent clarity, gentleness and humor.

The Shambhala Buddhist path, unique in the world of Western Buddhism, combines the teachings of the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism with the Shambhala principles of living a rich life, fully engaged with the world.

Programs and classes in Buddhist teachings, meditation and other contemplative disciplines are offered as well as individual meditation instruction.