Meditation In the City

Creativity and the Path of Meditation – Podcast Episode No. 62

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Shasti Ethan Nichtern explores the intersection of creativity and the path of meditation. How does meditation impact the creative process, for the individual and society? 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. I bet you can find all kinds of creative ways to … Continue 

Why I Meditate: To Be Kinder To Myself

Photo by Amelia H. Krales My name is Sabina Ksiezopolska and I am a member of the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York. I would like to share with you how the center has become a second home to me. I had only been living in Brooklyn for less than a year when I was … Continue 

The New Yorker Magazine Interviews Sakyong Mipham

The New Yorker Magazine interviews Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on video about basic goodness, mindfulness and societal change. “Last week, New York welcomed Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist community, when he spoke at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. The Sakyong, which means “king”—or, literally translated, “earth protector”—in Tibetan, is an … Continue 

Meditation In the City Podcast

The Joy of Exertion – Podcast Episode No. 24

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In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, senior teacher Acharya Eve Rosenthal discusses cultivating the qualities we’d like to have in our lives on the meditation cushion during a talk recorded live at our Weekly Tuesday Night Dharma Gathering. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast. Subscribe … Continue 

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