Meditation In the City

Natalie Baker: If I Don’t Have a Self, Who Am I? – Podcast 211

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Natalie Baker discusses the Buddhist concepts of ego and egolessness. If there is no “ego”, no “self”, no “me”, then who am I?

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Timothy Quigley: Indestructible Dharma and the Nonlinear Path – Podcast 210

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Timothy Quigley discusses the profound depth of the meditation tradition. In this age of greater speed, anxiety and sense of overwhelm, what does is needed to touch this greater depth?

Meditation In the City Podcast

Kevin Bogle: What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do – Podcast 191

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You’re stuck. You’ve hit a wall. The usual strategies aren’t working. How can meditation help you know what to do when you don’t know what to do?

Meditation In the City Podcast New York

Acharya Eric Spiegel: What Does It Mean To Be a Buddhist? – Podcast 184

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The Refuge Vow is the formal vow one takes to become a Buddhist. What does this commitment entail? And what does it look like to walk this path in the 21st century? Acharya Eric Spiegel discusses what it means to be a Buddhist.

Meditation In the City Podcast New York

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.

Meditation In the City

Elizabeth Reid: Coming to our Senses – Podcast 156

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Shasti Elizabeth Reid discusses the importance of trusting our senses. What does it mean to experience the sense perceptions as sacred?

Meditation In the City Podcast New York

Ethan Nichtern: Right Speech in the Era of Very Very Wrong Speech – Podcast 140

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Conscious communication is a foundational practice in Buddhism. Shastri Ethan Nichtern discusses the implication of “right speech” vs. “wrong speech” for our modern environment.

Guided Meditation Library: Checking In

In this week’s guided meditation, David Perrin leads us in the practice of checking in with yourself.

Meditation In the City

Eric Spiegel: The Refuge Vow – Podcast 138

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What does it mean to officially become a Buddhist? Acharya Eric Spiegel discusses the formal entry into the path, the Refuge Vow.

Meditation In the City

Vegan Aharonian: Social Action in the Spirit of Enlightened Society – Podcast 137

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Are you addicted to the news? Constantly checking political updates on Twitter? Do you shake your fist multiple times per day? Vegan Aharonian discusses what it means to relate with family, friends and the world at large – even in an age of great social and political divisiveness – from the point of view of a core teaching of Shambhala Buddhism: Enlightened Society.