Spiritual Slacker

The Spiritual F$%k Up (Podcast)

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Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast. Help spread the word and share with your friends! In this episode, senior teacher Ethan Nichtern discusses “The Spiritual F$%k Up” we think is within all of us, at this talk recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Ethan Nichtern … Continue 

Working With Depression

Working With Depression (Podcast)

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In this episode, senior teacher Joseph Mauricio discusses meditation & depression – what it means to be “Wrapped in the fabric of spacetime”, at this talk recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Joseph Mauricio, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist Tradition, is a student of Meditation Master Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche. He is a … Continue 

Why I Meditate: “Because It Works!”

I remember reading somewhere that the first step in getting disentangled is experiencing entanglement. You have to be able to see what’s going on before you can have a workable relationship with it, and this is what I’ve found meditation does for me. I don’t really know how meditation works or why it works – … Continue