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Laura Simms: Courage – Podcast 215

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Laura Simms discusses the nature of courage. How can meditation practitioners be courageous in these increasingly turbulent times?

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Lama Rod Owens: The Dharma of Keeping It Real – Podcast 214

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In the context of sexual misconduct in the Shambhala community, Lama Rod hosts a wide-ranging discussion about self-care, justice, trauma, race and white supremacy, and how our practice supports keeping it real.

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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?

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Shanté Smalls: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness – Podcast 206

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At times there is a palpable sense of fear in the world. When this is our experience, Shambhala’s root instruction is to place our fearful mind into “the cradle of loving-kindness”. What does this actually look like? 

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Bill Auerbach & Una Chung: Buddhism, Gender and Freedom – Podcast 201

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You notice how your body feels during meditation. Una Chung and Bill Auerbach discuss how this practice of noticing can effect the (sometimes rigid) ways we categorize our bodies, and what Buddhism has to say about our experiences of gender and sexuality.

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Shanté Smalls: Holding Space, Healing Harm – Podcast 200

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When everything is screaming for us to shut down, how do we simply hold space for what we’re feeling? And frankly, why would we even want to?

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Rick Redondo: From Stressful Work to Contentment – Podcast 199

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The Shambhala teachings remind us that we can always choose to be open. But what does that look like in a stressful work environment? Rick Redondo discusses the path to contentment at work.

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Joseph Mauricio: Learning to Be Here Now – Podcast 198

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Joe Mauricio explores how we can use mindfulness and awareness to bring our full being into the present. If the world is a crazy place, we can become an element of sanity simply by coming into our posture and remembering to be here now.

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Ethan Nichtern: Working with Craving and Addiction – Podcast 196

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Alcohol. Caffeine. Food. Sex… We all get caught up in patterns of craving. Shastri Ethan Nichtern leads an examination of these cyclical states of mind, and how meditation helps us cultivate curiosity and self-acceptance about the mechanics of craving and addiction.

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Kevin Bogle: Fallen Idols – Podcast 195

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What happens when our heroes, our teachers, our idols, disappoint us? Why does this sense of betrayal hurt so bad? Kevin Bogle leads a discussion about reckoning with our fallen idols. 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. Email … Continue