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Ethan Nichtern: Do I Need A Teacher? – Podcast 173

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What is the role of a teacher in Buddhism and how is it evolving? What does it mean to have a teacher, and most importantly, do I really need one (really)?

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Elizabeth Reid: Coming to our Senses – Podcast 156

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Shasti Elizabeth Reid discusses the importance of trusting our senses. What does it mean to experience the sense perceptions as sacred?

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Elizabeth Reid: Finding Balance with the Feminine Principle – Podcast 142

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Shasti Elizabeth Reid discusses the traditional Buddhist concepts of Feminine and Masculine energies. While the Masculine (potency and accomplishment) is important, the Feminine (space and accommodation) is just as necessary. Yet this aspect is often overlooked or unappreciated.

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Elizabeth Reid: Basic Goodness, Noun or Verb? – Podcast 131

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Many meditation teachers speak of “Basic Goodness”. But what is it, really? Shastri Elizabeth Reid discusses what it means to make a relationship with Basic Goodness.

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Ethan Nichtern: Becoming The Grown-Up in the Room – Podcast 121

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Shastri Ethan Nichtern discusses the greater awareness and emotional maturity that results from having a regular meditation practice.

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Ethan Nichtern & Eric Schneiderman: Season of Insanity – Showing Up in Chaos – Podcast 117

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Shastri Ethan Nichtern and special guest, NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, lead a discussion about the intersection of meditation, politics, and activism. How can the compassion cultivated on the meditation cushion help us to transform ourselves, our relationships, and our world?

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Elizabeth Reid: Emotion is the Pathway to Reality – Podcast 109

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On the path of meditation everything we feel is important. The more accepting we are of these feelings, the more we can relax and appreciate others. Shastri Elizabeth Reid illuminates the way emotions can connect us more and more with our reality.

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Ethan Nichtern & Shanté Smalls: If the Buddha Grew Up in New York – Podcast 104

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Every spiritual story is situated within a given cultural context. Shastri Ethan Nichtern and Dr. Shanté Smalls examine key elements of the life and society of the historical Buddha, while presenting a modern and inclusive alternate narrative of enlightenment.

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Ethan Nichtern: Why Not Create? – Podcast 101

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Shastri Ethan Nichtern discusses mindfulness and creativity, the challenge of making a living as an artist, and art as a key cultural contribution to the creation of an enlightened society.

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The Road Home – Podcast Episode No. 77

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Shastri Ethan Nichtern – on the occasion of the release of his latest book The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path – discusses the central theme of the book. What does it mean to be at home? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen … Continue