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David Nichtern: The Power of Stillness – Podcast 126

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Sometimes we’re running fast, in an effort to run away from ourselves. But we can be still. By simply giving ourselves space and time to work with our mind, natural intelligence and peace can arise.

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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 

Enlightenment in the Age of Disruption: An Interview

Recently Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the spiritual head of Shambhala International, sat down with journalist Jonathan Fields of The Good Life Project to discuss technology, fatherhood, bravery, and living life as a journey rather than an obstacle you have to overcome.

Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck

In the Fall of 1970, I was attending Berklee College of Music in Boston when out of curiosity I attended a workshop led by Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche at the yoga studio I frequented. The workshop was called “Work, Sex and Money”, and Rinpoche spoke extensively about integrating spirituality with everyday life. … Continue 

The Pursuit of Happiness: Developing Empathy for Others

I had a major epiphany a few weeks ago while playing with our family’s chocolate toy poodle, Leroy Brown. I realized that he’s just trying to be happy. Sometimes when he’s trying to be happy, he makes me happy — like when I go to the grocery store and come back and he acts like … Continue