Meditation In the City

A Conversation with Musician David Nichtern – Podcast Eposide No. 84

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Emmy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated musician (and Shambhala Buddhist teacher) David Nichtern joins your podcast host for a conversation about meditation, music, and a lot more! Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. When you tell your friends about the podcast, it’s music to their … Continue 

Meditation In the City

What Is Enlightened Society? – Podcast Episode No. 23

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In this episode of the Meditation In The City podcast, senior teacher Shastri Ethan Nichtern discusses the notion of Enlightened Society 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. Feel the love and help spread the word by sharing with … Continue 

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What To Do When People Annoy You

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People are annoying sometimes. How can meditation help us work with our irritation? Instead of reacting, we can act with the benefit of seeing the larger picture. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Spread the word. When your friends annoy you, … Continue 

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What is Right Speech?

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with Susan Piver In this age of social media, texting, email, and information overload, how do we apply what the Buddha referred to as “Right Speech”? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Make your Right Speech heard. Spread the word about … 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 

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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 

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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