Meditation In the City

The Power of Compassion – Podcast Episode No. 22

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The extraordinary, upside down logic of Shambhala is that compassion is actually the natural activity of a mind that is settled.  It is the activity stemming from being completely present, feeling and seeing other. It is the most natural activity because it is based on being present and accessing what is inherently our nature. In … Continue 

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Advancing By Retreating – Deepening Meditation

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How can we deepen our meditation practice? Taking a pause, whether it’s ten minutes or a month-long retreat, has tremendous benefit. In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Laura Simms discusses the power of retreat, at a talk recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center … Continue 

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Imagine Compassion (podcast)

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In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Laura Simms discusses the power of imagination, and how simply imagining compassion can affect the world. This talk was recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast. Feel the love and help spread … Continue 

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Unbiased Heart: Working in the World (podcast)

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In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Laura Simms discusses what it means to be in the world with an unbiased heart, at a talk recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast. Open your heart and help spread the … Continue