Meditation In the City

Instant Karma: Giving Peace A Chance

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with Joseph Mauricio It gets old – our dramas, our habitual patterns. Sometimes it seems our life is a perpetual hamster wheel, spinning nowhere. This is the notion of Karma. Meditation practice is a key ally in interrupting and short-circuiting these destructive habitual patterns. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very … Continue 

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Training With Our Whole Being: Practice in Daily Life

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We all take things too personally sometimes. When we let go of our constellation of neurotic thoughts and projections, we might experience a new freedom. This is the practice of  training with our whole being. This episode of the Meditation In The City podcast was recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is … Continue 

Meditation In the City

The Five Styles of Creative Expression

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Are you clingy? Angry? Spaced out? Jealous? All our neurotic energies can be the same fuel as our potential wisdom. This fuel can also be the medium of our creative expression. This episode of the Meditation In The City podcast was recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center … Continue 

Meditation In the City

Dealing With Rejection

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Rejection sucks. In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Shastri Ethan Nichtern discusses how to keep rejection in perspective traveling the path of mindfulness. 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. Subscribe to us on iTunes … Continue 

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OK Cupid, Let’s Hit The Target This Time

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Love. Is Cupid’s arrow a blessing or a curse? How can we begin to let go of habitual patterns in our relationships? In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Joe Mauricio discusses the power of compassion, at a talk recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation … 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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The Fragrance of Discipline

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How sweet is the fragrance of discipline? In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, John Ankele helps us sort out the benefits of discipline, both in meditation and in daily life. This talk was recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very … Continue 

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The Warrior’s Armor; Fearlessness & Meditation (podcast)

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In every moment there is a choice; do we put up a barrier, shielding ourselves from pain and embarrassment? Or do we open up fully to our world?  In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Acharya Eric Spiegel describes how the confidence of meditation helps us live our lives fearlessly. This talk was … Continue 

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Only US: Creating an Enlightened World (podcast)

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In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Shastri Ethan Nichtern & Susan Piver invite us to drop our cynicism – if even for a little bit – and imagine an enlightened world. This talk was recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s … Continue 

Meditation In the City Podcast New York

Being Where, When? The Mechanics of Mindfulness (podcast)

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What is meditation, really? How does resting in the present moment lead to relief from confusion, self-doubt, anxiety, and the stress of modern-day life? In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, Joseph Mauricio discusses the mechanics of mindfulness meditation, in this talk recorded live at our Weekly Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is … Continue