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Maho Kawachi: Upright But Not Uptight – Podcast 192

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What we communicate is important. How we communicate can be just as important. Maho Kawachi discusses how meditation helps us to manifest with confidence – upright but not uptight.

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Vegan Aharonian: The Shambhala Path – Podcast 179

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What is Shambhala? Senior Shambhala teacher Vegan Aharonian offers an overview, placing the Shambhala teachings within the context of Buddhism overall while describing this unique path of meditation.

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Lodro Rinzler: The Year of Love – Podcast 177

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Could 2018 be a year of love? Our habitual patterns, and the stories we tell ourselves, work so hard to keep us shut down and desensitized to the world around us. Lodro Rinzler discusses how meditation wears away these barriers, helping us to become more present. And kinder.

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Ethan Nichtern: Sustaining a Meditation Practice – Podcast 176

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Why is it so challenging to sustain a meditation practice? Shastri Ethan Nichtern offers some real hints for getting your meditation practice going this year.

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Joseph Mauricio: Finding Light in the Darkness – Podcast 174

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Late fall and winter can seem like a time of danger and depression: long nights, loneliness, depression. Yet this time of year, like all transitional times, can be a gateway to great discovery. Bardos, as they are called in classical Tibetan Buddhism, are transitory phases that require us to learn the art of letting go. What does it mean to allow life’s changes to change us?

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Lodro Rinzler: What The Buddha Taught – Podcast 171

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We are in the midst of a mindfulness revolution. But what does mindfulness actually mean, and where do these teachings actually come from? Lodro Rinzler offers a sweeping overview of what The Buddha taught.

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Shanté Smalls: The Gift of Kindness – Podcast 167

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What happens when we unwrap the gift of non-aggression and kindness, both for ourselves and for other people? 

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Joseph Mauricio: Meditation in Real Life – Podcast 162

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We often have pre-conceived ideas about meditation. These assumptions can become a trap. Joseph Mauricio emphasizes the importance of accepting our real life, individual experience of meditation. What if – on and off the cushion – we could simply be who we are?

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Kevin Bogle: Strong Emotions – Podcast 160

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In response to strong emotions we may be tempted to act out or to repress. But what if there was a third option? Kevin Bogle discusses how meditation helps us stay grounded.

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Daniel Hessey: Meditation and Society – Podcast 159

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Meditation practice helps us tune into our society – the extraordinary symphony of cooperation between us and those around us – and equips us to meet this world with bravery. Acharya Daniel Hessey discusses meditation as a social act.