Tag: "Love Your Enemies"

Dharma and Yoga : Podcast Bonus RAFT Archives

In this extended archive recording from the Annual New Year’s Tibet House US Dharma and Yoga Retreat held at Menla Retreat Professor Thurman, Sharon Salzberg, Carolyn Christie, Brooke Myers and Paul Bloom lead a discussion with retreat participants on how the daily practice of Buddhist Dharma and all Yoga traditions can transform one’s life. Opening… Read more »

Menla & Buddha’s Eight Fold Path – Ep. 193

Robert A.F. Thurman is joined by Sharon Salzberg from the Annual New Year’s Tibet House US Dharma and Yoga Retreat held at Menla Retreat and Dewa Spa in Phoenicia, New York for a special teaching on the Buddha’s Eight Fold Path. Opening with a dedication to Sharon Salzberg for her selfless history of teaching, on… Read more »

Buddhism for Artists : Behind the Buddha’s Smile – Ep. 186

Opening this two part podcast detailing the Buddhist concept of Dharma, Robert Thurman introduces the Ten Paramitas through a discussion of art, creativity, stories from the Dalai Lama’s dialogs with Western creatives and depictions of the Buddha’s smile. Podcast includes: an in-depth exploration of the artfulness of the Seventh Paramita: Upāya (Skillful Means or Liberative… Read more »

Buddhism 101: Creative + Humorous Rudeness – Ep. 160

Joined by Foundation for the Sacred Stream’s Isa Gucciardi Ph.D. Robert AF Thurman in this podcast discusses the power of creative and humorous rudeness as taught by Shantideva, Tibet’s Dalai Lama and by his beloved teacher: wife of fifty years Nena von Schlebrügge. This two part podcast begins with Professor Thurman recounting personal stories from… Read more »

Solstice Celebrations with Jesus, Buddha & Anger-Free News – Ep. 148

From the ancient Pagan tradition of ritual bonfires to the broadcast of Yule logs on television every culture marks the Winter Solstice in diverse way. In this special two part Holiday podcast Robert AF Thurman shares the history of solstice + midwinter celebrations from a Buddhist perspective highlighting the commonalities across traditions. Professor Thurman begins… Read more »

Tibet House US Conversations : Sharon Salzberg – Ep. 131

In this podcast Professor Thurman is joined by long time friend Sharon Salzberg for an intimate conversation on Buddhism, Meditation & teaching together at Menla Retreat in Upstate New York. Includes a discussion of their book ‘Love Your Enemies: How to Break the Anger Habit & Be a Whole Lot Happier ‘ and their personal… Read more »

On Being Interview with Sharon Salzberg & Robert Thurman by Krista Tippett

In a conversation filled with laughter and friendship, Sharon Salzberg & Robert Thurman share much practical wisdom on how we relate to that which makes us feel embattled from without, and from within. I always like to say, “Buddhism is engaged realism.” Because they say that Buddha himself discovered the nature of reality and also… Read more »

Tibetan Culture as World Treasure: Interview with Joe Donahue

In this WAMC Radio Round Table Interview Joe Donahue speaks to Robert A.F. Thurman about Tibet, it’s unique culture & the intellectual treasures the Tibetans preserved from India. Detailing the inner sciences & psychological wisdom found in the Tibetan Tengyur Professor Thurman connects the ancient wisdom to his recent book: Love Your Enemies: How to Break… Read more »

Real Love: Buddhism & Meditation with Sharon Salzberg – Ep. 116

In this podcast Professor Thurman & Sharon Salzberg explore the traditional Buddhist understanding of love and detail the Loving Kindness meditation practices developed by the historical Buddha. Using personal stories & those from the Buddhist tradition this two long time friends provide a series of practical practices that help develop love as an ability. Excerpted… Read more »

Pilgrimage: Inner and Outer Pilgrimages – Ep. 114

In this dialog with Don George Professor Robert AF Thurman discusses the psychological & spiritual value of performing pilgrimages both in the modern day as well as in the life of Prince Siddhartha and his original group of followers. Podcast includes dialog with Don George and a short guided meditation for those performing pilgrimages to… Read more »