IDP Podcast

21st Century Buddhism and Meditation Podcast

Our podcast features lectures and discussions with our multi-lineage teaching staff, interviews with authors and guest speakers, and artful explorations of traditional teachings, designed for modern students. 

Recent podcasts include: Sharon Salzberg, Susan Piver, Dr. Miles Neale, Kimberly Brown, Ven. Lawrence Do'an Grecco, Ruth Ozeki, Dan Harris, Kate Johnson, and Ethan Nichtern, with discussions on community, the arts, the environment, and meditation. 

Each podcast features music by our talented friend, Kodomo.

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Podcast Guest Lecture: Brad Warner Q and A (Podcast)
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 - 3:18pm

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On March 25, 2009 Brad Warner stopped by the Interdependence Project to discuss topics from his new book Zen Warpped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate. After telling us a bit of his personal history he lead us in a very interesting Question and Answer session that touched on many topics including Enlightenment, what it feels like to wear monk's robes and how Meditation relates to Creativity

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Podcast A Tantric Approach to Generosity with Ethan Nichtern (Podcast)
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - 1:39pm

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What happens when you open your hand and let things flow? Ethan explores a Tantric approach to Generosity in this week's podcast.

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Podcast Why We Need Anger with Ethan Nichtern (Podcast)
Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 1:01pm

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This week on the IDProject Podcast Ethan leads a talk about "Why We Need Anger"

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Podcast Guest Lecture - "Practice and Money" with Acharya Eric Spiegel (Podcast)
Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 11:09am

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Worried about the recession and how money relates to your practice? We get some tips from NY Shambala Center's Master Teacher Eric Spiegel as a part of our Sit Down, Rise Up Guest Lecture Series.

Having worked on Wall Street for 22 years, Acharya Spiegel has a unique insight into our current economic crisis. He teaches us how to bring the insights of compassion and impermanence into our personal/ business monetary exchange practices.

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Podcast Buddhism: Religion or Science of the Mind? with Juan Carlos Castro (Podcast)
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 1:01pm

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This week's Podcast from the IDProject is a group discussion led by Juan-Carlos on the topic of whether Buddhism should be considered a religion or just a philosophical mind science. Sparkling GIF Buddha approves of our discussion.

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Podcast Karma and Materialism with Ethan Nichtern (Podcast)
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 1:01pm

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This week's Podcast from the IDProject is a talk with Ethan on Karma and Materialism.

This is an image of a textile sculpture by artist Barbara Schulman titled "An Artifact of Materialism". She carefully sewed credit card fragments into a piece of black wool as a part of a larger line of "Textile Vessels". Cool stuff! Check out more on her website.

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Podcast GUEST LECTURE - Dr. Miles Neale (Podcast)
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 3:03pm

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Miles Neale, PsyD, LMHC is a Buddhist psychologist, meditation teacher and expert on the clinical application of contemplative arts and sciences. He is Assistant Director of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Sciences, where he collaborates on scientific research of meditation and teaches the liberating practices of the Indo-Tibetan tradition.

Dr. Neale is of mixed British and Turkish heritage, born in Singapore, raised in Hong Kong, and has travelled extensively throughout the world. He has studied Buddhist philosophy and meditation while living for extended periods of time in traditional monastic settings in Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, India and Nepal.

Dr. Neale received his doctorate in clinical psychology in 2006 from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, and is licensed to practice counseling and psychotherapy in the state of New York. He completed his psychology predoctoral internship and postdoctoral psychoanalytic training at the Fifth Avenue Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy in New York City. In 2001, Dr. Neale completed his Master’s research on the clinical applications of mindfulness meditation at New York University's Gallatin Program for Individualized Study. He graduated summa cum laude as a Wheaton Scholar from Wheaton College in 1998, where he pursued independently designed research in East/West comparative psychology.

Since 1998, Dr. Neale studied clinical applications of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism with his mentor Joseph Loizzo, MD, PhD, a Harvard trained psychiatrist, Columbia trained Buddhist scholar, and Founding Director of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science. He has also been greatly influenced by preeminent Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman, PhD and Buddhist psychiatrist and author Mark Epstein, MD both of whom he studied with at Tibet House, New York.

Beginning in 1996, Dr. Neale received training from the late Insight meditation masters Godwin Samararatne and Anagarika Munidra while attending Antioch University’s Buddhist Studies Program in Bodh Gaya, India. He has also studied with renowned Tibetan masters Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Gelek Rinpoche and Mingyur Rinpoche. For more on Dr. Neale’s teachers and influences see his Inspiration page.

In addition to his private psychotherapy practice and position at Nalanda, Dr. Neale is a teaching faculty member of the Tibet House, a Lineage Mentor of the Interdependence Project, and regularly offers lectures and workshops through his affiliates in the New York metropolitan area. Dr. Neale has taught meditation programs at prestigious university hospitals including Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, Albert Einstein, and the California Pacific Medical Center. He consults on the design of contemplative programs for domestic and international organizations, wellness clinics, institutions of higher learning and private businesses, as well as leads spiritual pilgrimages to sacred sites around the world. In his personal time, Dr. Neale enjoys a daily hatha yoga practice and playing with his bulldogs.

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Podcast GUEST LECTURE - Reverend Billy (Podcast)
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - 4:32pm

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Rev. Billy, Savitri Durkee

Podcast Compassion and Tonglen Meditaion with Ethan Nichtern (Podcast)
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 4:32pm

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Podcast Money Does Not Exist! (Podcast)
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 - 5:58pm

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Podcast Becoming Buddhist: Explanation of Taking the Refuge (Podcast)
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 11:09am

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Podcast Let's Talk About Sex (Podcast)
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 11:09am

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Podcast GUEST LECTURE - John Ankele (Podcast)
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 4:32pm

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John Ankele, B.A., M.Div., started out as Program Director for the NYC Council of Churches, doing public affairs programs for WABC radio, WNBC-TV, and WCBS-TV. He then spent six years teaching at the Communications Center of the All-Africa Conference of Churches in Nairobi, Kenya. Back in the U.S., he developed curriculum videos for schools and institutions and promotional videos for nonprofit organizations. Lately, he has led workshops exploring "the common ground between contemplative practice and the experience of visual perception, from the point of view of both filmmaker and watcher.”

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Podcast Cynacism and the Three Pillars (Podcast)
Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 11:09am

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Podcast Reconsidering Joy (Podcast)
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 11:09am

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