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 perspectives on using the mindfulness & loving-kindess techniques presented in the Hay House publication.

This podcast is a preview of a new upcoming series of monthly dialogs between Robert A.F. Thurman & the leading hearts, minds & characters bringing the ancient wisdom of Tibet into the modern mindful revolution.

The Tibet House US (THUS) Conversations are produced through the generous support of it’s membership community and are apart of the digital member archive made available as apart of becoming a monthly supporter.

Sharon Salzberg & Bob Thurman at Tibet House US New York City

Photo of Robert A.F. Thurman & Sharon Salzberg at Tibet House US in New York City by Alan Steinfeld from their 2013 ‘Love Your Enemies’ Video Interview via www.newrealities.com.

Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974. Co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA & the author of eleven books including NY Times bestseller, “Real Happiness“, her seminal work, “Lovingkindness” and her most recent release by Flatiron Books, “Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection.”

Renowned for her down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast: The Metta Hour. For more information please visit: www.sharonsalzberg.com.

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The song ‘Dancing Ling’ by Tenzin Choegyal from the album ‘Heart Sutra‘ (2004) by Ethno Super Lounge is used on the Bob Thurman Podcast with artist’s permission, all rights reserved.

Podcast Extra

Love Your Enemies

Life has a way of thwarting our plans, leaving even the most sainted of us frustrated and fearful at times. But losing our cool causes more problems than it solves. So when people and circumstances …