Cultural Humility: The Ground of Social Engagement

The practice of cultural humility allows us to face our inherited conditioning and discover a new process of connectivity that is the basis for social transformation.

Guided Meditation Library: Checking In

In this week’s guided meditation, David Perrin leads us in the practice of checking in with yourself.

Guided Meditation Library: Compassion Practice

In this week’s guided meditation, Joseph Mauricio leads us in the practice of compassion meditation.

Turn Your Thinking Upside Down

Pema Chödrön shows us how, through meditation, the best thing we can do for ourselves—and for the planet—is to turn our whole way of thinking upside down.

True Listening

The receptive state of listening is a kind of auditory meditation, says Sakyong Mipham. It is an important way to gain wisdom and insight. But it’s not always easy.

We Already Have Everything We Need

Meditation is not another way to beat ourselves up, but a reminder that every moment we’re in is unique, precious, and completely fresh. Enjoy this inspiring manifesto on the true purpose of meditation from renown Shambhala teacher Ani Pema Chödrön.

The Dharma of Distraction

There’s a lot more to distraction than how many times a day you check your phone. According to Buddhist teacher Judy Lief, distraction is the very foundation of ego, the way we protect ourselves against both the pain of life and the open space of awakened mind.

What Does It Mean To Embrace Who You Are?

Chögyam Trungpa introduces the idea of a spiritual warrior: a person who faces each moment of life with the openness that comes with embracing who they are.

Meditation In the City Podcast

Establishing a Sustainable Meditation Practice – Podcast Episode No. 64

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Susan Piver, bestselling author and Shambhala meditation teacher, offers suggestions and leads a discussion around making meditation practice more sustainable. 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. Establish sustainable friendships by telling them all about the podcast! Susan Piver is … Continue 

Meditation In the City

How to Stop Being a Jerk – Podcast Episode No. 63

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Lodro Rinzler discusses Karma, and how understanding this concept helps us to be mindful of improving our good qualities. 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 iTunes here. Or listen to us on Stitcher. Don’t be … Continue