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Awakening the Fierce Feminine

Pamela Weiss
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Pamela Weiss, author of A Bigger Sky: Awakening a Fierce Feminine Buddhism, shares stories of Buddhist women who illuminate how feminine energy can support people in their practice. These often overlooked figures exemplify qualities cultivated on the Buddhist path and provide an important counterbalance to the historically patriarchal tradition.

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Concern without Panic

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
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Threats to health and well-being can instill in us deep-seated feelings of anxiety and concern for our safety and that of those around us. In this Dharma Talk series, the Bön Buddhist master Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche teaches meditation practices that can help us respond to those emotions from a place of calm awareness instead of fear.

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Building a Strong Foundation: Four Guided Meditations

Lama Aria Drolma
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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
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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
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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 Third Harmony

Ahimsa, or non-harming, is a cornerstone of the Buddha’s teachings. It also has driven various social movements. Through interviews with activists and experts, this film explores how nonviolent action brings about radical change.

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