Awake in the World Podcast show

Awake in the World Podcast

Summary: Awake in the World Podcast is a library of talks on a wide-range of topics, including bringing mindfulness and meditation practice into daily life; personal and community issues regarding mental health; and social change. The podcasts are recorded at live events so you might hear coughing, airplanes, cars, sirens, laughter, and peoples’ questions—all part of the intimate experience. Michael Stone was an internationally-recognized Buddhist teacher, author, host of the Awake in the World podcast, and mental health advocate.

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 Mindful Breathing Part 4 (Anapanasati) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:02

In Copenhagen Michael maps out how meditation based on concentration can bring intense pleasure and joy (piti) and how for some students these levels of concentration (jhana) can reveal deeper levels of holding and/or old trauma. Then he details how trauma works: we will do anything not to be re-traumatized, we dissociate, and shame emerges. Copenhagen, 1 hr. 12 min.

 Stabilizing Ourselves In The Digital Age | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:02

A public lecture about the effect of phones, the internet, and digital media on our minds and relationships. Michael offers very practical tools for managing our minds in an era of information overload. 1 hour. Copenhagen. Photo credit: Andréa de Keijzer

 Mindful Breathing Part 3 (Anapanasati) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36:57

In Gotenborg, Michael maps out the first two levels of concentration (jhanas); the importance of not being too awake; and a very different approach to working with strong emotions like anger but leaving it alone. Gotenborg, Sweden.

 Mindful Breathing Part 2 (Anapanasati) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:58

In Gotenborg, Michael explains the first level of concentration that emerges when the mind settles (first jhana). Also: distinguishing concentration from mindfulness in the Buddhist and Yoga Sutra traditions. Gotenborg, Sweden.

 Mindful Breathing Part 1 (Anapanasati) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:17

In Gotenborg, Michael offers instruction on the Buddha’s teachings of mindfulness on the breath: learning how to let the breath be natural; what happens when joy arises and various energies appear in the body during deeper levels of concentration; and how to our mind tends to move in loops and what we can do about it. Gotenborg, Sweden.

 Chanting For Ill And Dying Species | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:05:29

Chanting for Ill and Dying Species. On the last night of silent retreat in Cubjac, France, the community chanted outdoors for all ill and dying species. Based on a traditional Buddhist chant for humans, we translated it for other living beings. Led by Emilie Lindsten & Michael Stone 5 min. France. Photo credit: Jill Willcott

 Chanting Heart Sutra And Bodhisattva Vows | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:07:36

Chanting Heart Sutra and Bodhisattva Vows. Early morning chanting on silent retreat led by Caitlin Strom. 5 min. Chapin Mill, Batavia, New York. Photo credit: Andréa de Keijzer

 Species Chant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:07:20

Led by Jennifer Whitney and community, a recording of evening chanting for dying animals and vegetation. 5 min. Chapin Mill, Batavia, New York. Photo credit: Jill Willcott

 Enso | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:36

Rose Riccio gives her first dharmatalk on retreat exploring the Ox-herding images and how there are 84,000 gates into practice, and you only have to enter one. 30 min. Chapin Mill, Batavia, New York. Photo credit: Jill Willcott

 Intimacy, Transmission & Awakening - The 10 Ox Herding Pictures (Part 6 of 6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:48

Michael gives a series of 6 profound talks during silent retreat on the Zen Ox-Herding images & poems. You can feel the depth of this retreat in these talks that range from Buddhist philosophy, Zen koans, personal stories about Michael (including his meeting w/Julia Roberts as a teen) and touching references to Allen Ginsberg, Ornette Coleman and deep psychological insight. Each talk was better than the next – listen to the whole series. Recorded at Moulin de Chaves in Cubjac, France.

 Intimacy, Transmission & Awakening - The 10 Ox Herding Pictures (Part 5 of 6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:19

Michael gives a series of 6 profound talks during silent retreat on the Zen Ox-Herding images & poems. You can feel the depth of this retreat in these talks that range from Buddhist philosophy, Zen koans, personal stories about Michael (including his meeting w/Julia Roberts as a teen) and touching references to Allen Ginsberg, Ornette Coleman and deep psychological insight. Each talk was better than the next – listen to the whole series. Recorded at Moulin de Chaves in Cubjac, France. Photo credit: Andréa de Keijzer

 Intimacy, Transmission & Awakening - The 10 Ox Herding Pictures (Part 4 of 6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:57:19

Michael gives a series of 6 profound talks during silent retreat on the Zen Ox-Herding images & poems. You can feel the depth of this retreat in these talks that range from Buddhist philosophy, Zen koans, personal stories about Michael (including his meeting w/Julia Roberts as a teen) and touching references to Allen Ginsberg, Ornette Coleman and deep psychological insight. Each talk was better than the next – listen to the whole series. Recorded at Moulin de Chaves in Cubjac, France.

 Intimacy, Transmission & Awakening - The 10 Ox Herding Pictures (Part 3 of 6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:22

Michael gives a series of 6 profound talks during silent retreat on the Zen Ox-Herding images & poems. You can feel the depth of this retreat in these talks that range from Buddhist philosophy, Zen koans, personal stories about Michael (including his meeting w/ Julia Roberts as a teen) and touching references to Allen Ginsberg, Ornette Coleman and deep psychological in sight. Each talk was better than the next – listen to the whole series. Recorded at Moulin de Chaves in Cubjac, France.

 Intimacy, Transmission & Awakening- The 10 Ox Herding Pictures (Part 2 of 6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:28

Michael gives a series of 6 profound talks during silent retreat on the Zen Ox-Herding images & poems. You can feel the depth of this retreat in these talks that range from Buddhist philosophy, Zen koans, personal stories about Michael (including his meeting w/Julia Roberts as a teen) and touching references to Allen Ginsberg, Ornette Coleman and deep psychological insight. Each talk was better than the next – listen to the whole series. Recorded at Moulin de Chaves in Cubjac, France. Photo credit: Andréa De Keijzer

 Intimacy, Transmission & Awakening- The 10 Ox Herding Pictures (Part 1 of 6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:28

Michael gives a series of 6 profound talks during silent retreat on the Zen Ox-Herding images & poems. You can feel the depth of this retreat in these talks that range from Buddhist philosophy, Zen koans, personal stories about Michael (including his meeting w/Julia Roberts as a teen) and touching references to Allen Ginsberg, Ornette Coleman and deep psychological insight. Each talk was better than the next – listen to the whole series. Recorded at Moulin de Chaves in Cubjac, France. Photo credit: Andréa de Keijzer

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