Natalie Baker: Ego – Podcast 238

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In this episode, we discuss the Buddhist understanding of ego: what it is, how it develops, and why this ego is fundamentally workable. This podcast is a re-release of a talk from 2015.  Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember to tell all your friends … Continue 

Marcia Shibata: Natural Law: Beyond Hope and Fear – Podcast 237

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In this episode, we discuss the power of natural law and how it influences us through the natural flow of our everyday lives. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember to tell all your friends about the podcast and follow/subscribe to us on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and SoundCloud! Marcia … Continue 

Filomena Leonardi: Meeting the New Normal with Equanimity – Podcast 236

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The Dharma tells us that impermanence is a constant. The practical approach from the teachings in working with uncertainty could be to make impermanence the ‘new normal’ instead of looking for certainty. In this episode, we learn ways to deal with this uncertainty and begin to attain peace and equanimity. Meditation In The City is the … Continue 

Robert Chender: Stress – Podcast 235

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In this episode, we discuss stress, suffering, and the power of letting go into the present moment. If you enjoy this episode, consider registering for Robert’s upcoming Fearlessness In Everyday Life course beginning on September 9th, 2021. You can register in advance by clicking here.  Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New … Continue 

Eric Spiegel: The Warrior’s Armor – Podcast 234

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In every moment there is a choice; do we put up a barrier, shielding ourselves from pain and embarrassment? Or do we open up fully to our world?  In this episode, Eric Spiegel describes how the confidence of meditation helps us live our lives fearlessly. This podcast episode is a re-release from 2013. Meditation In … Continue 

Shastri Elizabeth Reid: The Wisdom of Letting Go – Podcast 233

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In this episode, we learn to integrate our mind and body through finding balance in gentleness and fearlessness to discover an innate wisdom within ourselves. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember to tell all your friends about the podcast and follow/subscribe to us on … Continue 

Rick Redondo: Scorched Earth: A Meditation on Fear and Openness – Podcast 232

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In this episode, we will reflect on how meditation practice can help us deal with powerful emotions, learning to embrace and sit with emotions such as anger and fear rather than avoiding them and running away.  Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember to tell … Continue 

Dan Cayer: How Uncertainty Can Heal the Body – Podcast 231

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In this episode, we will discuss the healing characteristics of uncertainty and how our need to create certainty and stability in our lives can be harmful to our bodies. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember to tell all your friends about the podcast and follow/subscribe … Continue 

P. Kevin Strader: Tuning Into Stillness – Podcast 230

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In this episode, you will become acquainted with obstacles to stillness such as speed of thought, habitual patterns, and highly-entertaining stories about the world and ourselves. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember to tell all your friends about the podcast! Gobsmacked by the teachings … Continue 

John Rockwell: Taking Our Posture and Tasting Our Heart – Podcast 229

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A simple approach to confusion and challenge is to take a good posture and feel our soft spot. In this episode, will explore the power of synchronizing body and heart and the power of not doing so. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember … Continue