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Building a Strong Foundation: Four Guided Meditations

Lama Aria Drolma

Join Lama Aria Drolma, a Tibetan Buddhist nun, to learn—or revisit—four meditation practices that form the building blocks of practice for many Buddhist traditions. Lama Drolma will provide ways to nourish our focus and non-reactivity, mindfulness of bodily sensations, and lovingkindness and compassion.

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Overcoming Difficult Emotions in a Chaotic World

Bhante Buddharakkhita

The Buddha emphasized the need to cultivate an inner peace that is independent from external conditions. Bhante Buddharakkhita, who leads an emergent Theravada Buddhist community in his home country of Uganda, will guide us through mindfulness meditations for weathering the emotional storms of a turbulent world.

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Material and Spiritual Balance

Dr. Bokin Kim

A central concern of Won Buddhism, one of only a few forms of Buddhism founded since industrialization, is finding the balance between our material and spiritual lives. Dr. Bokin Kim, a Won minister and President of the Won Institute Of Graduate Studies, offers teachings from her tradition.

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The True Person of No Rank: A Zen Story for Our Troubled World

Joseph Bobrow Roshi

The 9th-century Zen master Linji Yixuan said, “There is a true person of no rank who is always coming and going from the portals of your face.” In this series, take a fresh look at the teaching of non-self with Joseph Bobrow, Roshi, as he explores how the teaching of “the person of no-rank” can help us bring forth our full humanity for the benefit of all.

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The Three Principles of Awakening

Dawa Tarchin Phillips

In Tibetan Buddhism, view, meditation, and action frame the path to enlightenment. In this series, Dawa Tarchin Phillips breaks down the way these three principles build upon each other to give rise to and stabilize direct experience of emptiness.

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The darkhans of Buryatia, a Buddhist region of Siberia, were craftsmen and blacksmiths revered for their artistic skills and shamanistic ability. Today, Dashi Namdakov, a descendant of darkhans, is an internationally renowned artist and sculptor who infuses his work with shamanism, Buddhism, and Buryat mythology.

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