Tag: "Love Your Enemies"

Climate Change : Mother Earth in Crisis – Podcast Bonus

In this extended podcast bonus Professor Thurman discusses the current global political crisis facing all citizens as the effects of climate change are becoming more and more pronounced in their daily lives. Continuing his call to action for a Democratic Party “Dream Team” in 2020 and discussion on the connections between Buddhism, Democracy and the… Read more »

American Independence Day : Dream Team 2020 – Podcast Bonus

A special American Independence Day teaching on the connections between Buddhism and Democracy and a call to action for a Democratic Party Dream Team by Robert A.F. Thurman. American Independence Day : Dream Team 2020 – Podcast Bonus of the Bob Thurman Podcast Photo by Ben Rosett on Unsplash. To listen to more archive recordings… Read more »

Buddha’s Advice on Love and Marriage – Ep. 208

In this two part podcast, Professor Thurman discusses the Buddha’s advice on love and marriage and the Buddhist perspective on love, generosity and compassionate relationships. Defining love in Sanskrit, Pali and Tibetan, Robert A.F. Thurman leads an in-depth exploration of it’s central role in the Buddha’s teachings, it’s relationship to compassion, empathy, philosophy and the… Read more »

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 »