FEATURED AS "NEW & NOTEWORTHY" BY APPLE 2013-2014 *** Urban Dharma NC is a new Buddhist center, a community-in-progress in western North Carolina. We are committed to the growing of Dharma, for Dharma to take roots in our lives here in this corner of the world, in this part of North Carolina, on the soil of these Appalachian mountains. Our motto "Changing Minds, Transforming Cities" expresses the vision of living the transformative teachings of the Buddha in a contemporary, urban context where we ground our lives in Dharma. Urban Dharma NC emphasizes integrating rather than compartmentalizing, engaging rather than retreating, communing rather than isolating. *** We believe that Buddhist teachings have much to offer, not only to those who self-identify as Buddhist, but more fundamentally to all who seek to live intentional, compassionate, and balanced lives. And we believe that we can do this best when we have a community that is welcoming open and supportive. *** Introductory topics include: meditation, mindfulness, stress reduction, Tibetan Buddhism, Chinese Buddhism *** Advanced topics include: Vajrayana, the Drikung Kagyu tradition, Chod, Milarepa, Tara, and more. *** Please report any issues with the podcast to firstname.lastname@example.org *** You may visit our website and donate via PayPal to support our work at http://tiny.cc/udncpodcast
By Urban Dharma NC
Dharma Ocean presents compelling talks by Reggie Ray, a unique and dynamic teacher in the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Reggie has a special gift for applying the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism to the unique problems, inspirations, and spiritual imperatives of modern people. As spiritual director of the Dharma Ocean Foundation, Reggie mentors a worldwide community of practitioners committed to meditation as a path of discovering wakefulness in everyday life. His teaching is marked by humor, insight, and an absolute trust in the relevance of meditation to all aspects of human experience: our relationships and jobs, our dreams and heartbreaks, our fears and aspirations.To find out more about teachings, retreats, community life, and our extensive selection of audio resources for beginner and advanced meditators please visit www.dharmaocean.org.
By Reggie Ray
Audio blog for yoga students and teachers. Yoga teacher and psychologist Kelly McGonigal answers listeners' questions about yoga practice, yoga philosophy, yoga therapy, and teaching yoga. For more yoga resources, visit www.openmindbody.com.
By Kelly McGonigal, PhD
Weekly Talks given by the Venerable Deokwun Sunim and others at the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center.
By Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center
This is a podcast explaining various Buddhist teachings and topics. It is designed for people of all religious backgrounds to understand and enjoy while maintaining the core lessons of Buddhism. It was started as a source for understanding some of the more complex and often misunderstood Buddhist teachings in a quick, easy, and entertaining way.
By Michael Goree
Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, religion, and business through lively discussion with host Sarah McConnell. From the controversies over slave reparations and global warming, to the unique worlds of comic books and wine-making, With Good Reason is always surprising, challenging and fun!
By Virginia Humanities
Jon Bernie, author of Ordinary Freedom, is a contemporary spiritual teacher who offers a compassionate, heart-centered approach to awakening. His teaching focuses on returning the attention to the already enlightened state that lies at the core of our human experience. He has four decades of practice and study in the Zen, Theravada Buddhist and Advaita traditions, and was formally asked to teach by Adyashanti in 2002. Jon is also an experienced healer and teacher of somatic embodiment, trained in the Alexander Technique, Zero Balancing, and the Qigong system of Dr. Yu Penxi. He works closely and intimately with individuals to facilitate consciousness development and deep emotional healing.
By Jon Bernie