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Acharya Eric Spiegel: What The Buddha Taught: Taking Refuge – Podcast 213

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Acharya Eric Spiegel discusses what it means to be a Buddhist. What are the essential teachings of The Buddha, how does one formalize a commitment to the Buddhist path, and what does it mean to raise a family, own a business, live a modern existence as a Buddhist?

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Natalie Baker: What Is Constant In Life? – Podcast 207

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The Buddha taught that there are three qualities of life that we can’t escape: impermanence, feeling unsatisfied, and selflessness. We typically know these qualities as the experience of surprise when things change, constantly wanting life to be different than it is, and not knowing who we are. What if these qualities were actually the stepping stones to appreciating life?

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John Sennhauser: What Is Shambhala? – Podcast 158

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John Sennhauser offers an overview of the origins of Shambhala Buddhism, its founder, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, and what distinguishes this tradition from other meditation and Buddhist traditions.

Uncovering Your Personal Energy Style

The Five Wisdom Energies make up a unique system for understanding personality. Discovering how our energy manifests can reveal enormous insight into our patterns and tendencies. Read on to learn about your energy style.

This Week at the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York

Here are some ways to nurture your meditation practice at the Shambhala Center of New York the week of October 17th, 2016.

Greeting Fatigue with Mindful Motion

When working with fatigue, the simple movements of Qi Gong can do more to stimulate energy than intense exercise regimes that can further exhaust the body.

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Becoming a Buddhist – Podcast Episode No. 82

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Acharya Eric Spiegel discusses the Refuge Vow, the formal commitment to following the Buddhist path. The Shambhala Meditation Center of New York is offering the Refuge Vow to interested students the weekend of April 29th-May 1st, 2016. Click here for more info and registration. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s … Continue 

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Ego – Podcast Episode No. 80

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Natalie Baker presents the Buddhist understanding of ego: what it is, how it develops, and why this ego is fundamentally workable. 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. Journey to a closer bond with your friends by telling them all about … Continue 

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Wisdom Emerging: Creating Space, Clearing Obstacles – Podcast Episode 76

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David Nichtern discusses the wisdom emerging from meditation, and how the space and understanding cultivated on the cushion can help us through life’s challenges. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Stimulate the emerging wisdom of your friends by telling them about the podcast! … Continue 

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A Conversation with Author and Shambhala Teacher Lodro Rinzler – Podcast Episode No. 69

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Bestselling author and Shambhala Buddhist teacher Lodro Rinzler joins our podcast host for a lively conversation about loving yourself, shaving your head, and trying not to disappoint your parents. Also look out for Lodro’s forthcoming book with Hay House, co-authored by Meggan Watterson. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on … Continue