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21st Century Buddhism and Meditation Podcast

 

Our podcast features lectures and discussions related to mindfulness, meditation, and multi-lineage Buddhism.  We feature interviews with authors and guest speakers, as well as teachers.

Recent podcasts include Sharon Salzberg, Ed Catmull, Dan Harris, Dr. Heidi Marben, and Venerable Pannavati.

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Podcast "Why Act?" Collections from the Symposium for Socially Engaged Buddhism (Podcast)
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 9:54pm

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"Why Act?" Collections from the Symposium for Socially Engaged Buddhism


Joshua Adler and Patrick Groneman took time at the Symposium for Socially Engaged Western Buddhism to speak with some of the participants and panelists about the socially engaged work that they are practicing, what drives them to do this work, and what, if anything, makes their work "Buddhist."

Music in this episode is taken from a live performance by Akim Funk Buddha.

Organizations and Projects Referenced in this episode:


Zen Peacemakers

The Linage Project
Buddhist Global Relief
Akim Funk Buddha
Wherever You Are Is The Center of the World

 

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Podcast Interview with Judith Simmer-Brown Part 2 (Podcast)
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 4:57pm

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This week's podcast features the second of a two part interview with Ethan Nichtern and Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown.

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Ph.D., is professor of Buddhist studies at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, where she has taught since 1978. She began her practice with Zen master Shunryu Suzuki, Roshi, in 1971, and then became a student of Trungpa Rinpoche in 1974, and studied with him until his death in 1987. She is an Acharya, or senior teacher, in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, Dean of the Shambhala International Teachers' Academy, and teaches widely on Buddhism and contemplative education. Her books are Dakini’s Warm Breath (Shambhala 2001), exploring the feminine principle in Tibetan Buddhism, and and forthcoming, with Fran Grace, an edited collection of articles called Meditation in the Classroom: Contemplative Pedagogy for Religious Studies (Religious Studies Series, State University of New York Press, 2010). She is married, and has two college-aged children.

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Podcast Interview with Judith Simmer-Brown Part 1 (Podcast)
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 6:33pm

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Interview with Judith Simmer-Brown Part 1

This week's podcast features the first of a two part interview with Ethan Nichtern and Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown.

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Ph.D., is professor of Buddhist studies at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, where she has taught since 1978.  She began her practice with Zen master Shunryu Suzuki, Roshi, in 1971, and then became a student of Trungpa Rinpoche in 1974, and studied with him until his death in 1987.  She is an Acharya, or senior teacher, in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, Dean of the Shambhala International Teachers' Academy, and teaches widely on Buddhism and contemplative education.  Her books are Dakini’s Warm Breath (Shambhala 2001), exploring the feminine principle in Tibetan Buddhism, and and forthcoming, with Fran Grace, an edited collection of articles called Meditation in the Classroom:  Contemplative Pedagogy for Religious Studies (Religious Studies Series, State University of New York Press, 2010).  She is married, and has two college-aged children.

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Video Video from Sit Down, Rise Up Meditation Marathon 2009 (Video)
Friday, August 20, 2010 - 2:14pm
Podcast Interview with Jonathan Kaplan Pt. 2 (Podcast)
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 10:40am

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Interview with Jonathan Kaplan Pt. 2

Ethan Nichtern continues his discussion with author, therapist and meditator Dr. Jonathan Kaplan about his book Urban Mindfulness as well as the relationship between Western Psychotherapy and Buddhist meditation.

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Podcast Interview with Jonathan Kaplan Pt. 1 (Podcast)
Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 9:31am

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Interview with Jonathan Kaplan Pt. 1

Ethan Nichtern speaks with author, therapist and meditator Dr. Jonathan Kaplan about his book Urban Mindfulness as well as the relationship between Western Psychotherapy and Buddhist meditation.

Podcast Guest Lecture - Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche (Podcast)
Friday, August 6, 2010 - 1:16pm

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Guest Lecture - Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche

This podcast features a Special Guest lecture by Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche in a rare public appearance in New York City discussing Vajrayana (Tibetan) Buddhism in the 21st Century.

Podcast Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism Part 1 with Ethan Nichtern (Podcast)
Friday, August 6, 2010 - 11:00am

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Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism Part 1 with Ethan Nichtern

Ethan Nichtern, who is a senior teacher (Shastri) in the Shambhala lineage of Trungpa Rinpoche, discusses Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism. This is the first of a six part series.

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