Joseph Mauricio: Melting the Ice of Anger – Podcast 256

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In this episode, we discuss what it means to melt through the isolation, insecurity, and rigid thinking that leads to anger and resentment. What would it mean to open up and be fluid with our ideas and expectations? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us … Continue 

John Rockwell: Taking Our Posture and Tasting Our Heart – Podcast 255

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A simple approach to confusion and challenge is to take a good posture and feel our soft spot. This talk, practice, and discussion will explore the power of synchronizing body and heart. If you enjoy this episode, we invite you to join us for our upcoming Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human … Continue 

Bryan Wade: Being Parents for Our Children and Ourselves – Podcast 254

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The winter solstice is the time of year for the Shambhala Children’s Day celebration, which is about much more than children. Using gentleness and bravery as tools, the Shambhala Teachings train us to work with our everyday world through meditation. This training can help us become better parents for our children. We can even learn … Continue 

Susan Piver: Communication – Podcast 253

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In this episode, we discuss communication, and how meditation helps us better tune into not just what we say, but how we say it. 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, … Continue 

John Ankele: The Fragrance of Discipline – Podcast 252

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How sweet is the fragrance of discipline? In this episode, we discuss the benefits of discipline, both in meditation and in daily life. 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! … Continue 

Laura Simms: Being Peace – Podcast 251

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In this episode, we discuss the peace that arises from meditation. What does it mean to change our relationship to painful situations in this age of increasing fear and aggression? This talk was recorded in 2015. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Email us at [email protected] Remember … Continue 

Eric Spiegel: Becoming A Buddhist – Podcast 250

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In this episode, we discuss the process of becoming a Buddhist and the Refuge Vow, the formal commitment to following the Buddhist path. 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! … Continue 

John Ankele: What Am I Doing Wrong? – Podcast 249

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In this episode, we discuss how we often approach meditation motivated by this question. Seduced by the promise of bliss, we can miss the point. This talk was recorded in 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 about … Continue 

Susan Piver: Spiritually Blue: The Dharma of Depression – Podcast 248

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In this episode, we explore the intersection where sadness and depression meet, and how meditation practice helps us land on the side where meaning, love, creativity, and compassion live. This talk was recorded in 2014. 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 

Laura Simms: In Love with the World – Podcast 247

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The crushing issues of our times — violence and bias, climate change, and variants of the COVID-19 virus — can either drown us in anxiety, rage or helplessness, or become the path of liberation itself. Meditation practice is a means of releasing us from illusion and fixation in order to succor our natural resources of … Continue