A Skeptic’s Path to Enlightenment

A Skeptic’s Path to Enlightenment draws on modern science and psychology to bring the ancient inner science of Buddhist meditation to twenty-first century people hungry for happy, meaningful lives.

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“This is unlike any explanation of meditation and enlightenment that I've ever heard of. This is so refreshing. I love the view of it from science and practical application in the modern world. I can't wait for the next episode to come out.”
— L.C. 2/21/2020
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“This is an important podcast. The main thing neuroscientists agree on is that our reptilian brain will drive us toward our most destructive behaviors. Meditation is a way to bypass that. Skeptics should listen and get this in their toolbox.”
— A.J. 2/1/2020

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Episode 43: Guided Meditation — The Interdependent Self

Who am I? From the Buddhist perspective, there’s a systematic way of asking this question of who you are in the form of a meditation on the ultimate nature of the self, or “emptiness.” This meditation is said to be the strongest antidote to our disturbing states of mind and a cause for greater self-awareness, happiness, and connection with others.

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Episode 42: Who Am I?

Are you your body? Are you your mind? The Buddhist notion of emptiness, searches for the partless, independent, unchanging “I” that ordinarily appears to us and finds a self that’s far richer and interconnected with reality and with others.

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surreal image of a man standing on a pier holding a mirror that sees through him

Episode 43: Guided Meditation — The Interdependent Self

Who am I? From the Buddhist perspective, there’s a systematic way of asking this question of who you are in the form of a meditation on the ultimate nature of the self, or “emptiness.” This meditation is said to be the strongest antidote to our disturbing states of mind and a cause for greater self-awareness, happiness, and connection with others.

Listen Now →
Surreal image of man on a pier with a mirror infinitely reflecting himself

Episode 42: Who Am I?

Are you your body? Are you your mind? The Buddhist notion of emptiness, searches for the partless, independent, unchanging “I” that ordinarily appears to us and finds a self that’s far richer and interconnected with reality and with others.

Listen Now →

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What Is Tonglen Meditation?

Tonglen, or “taking and giving” is a meditation practice that combines meditating on loving-kindness with meditating on compassion to release our own pain, suffering, and loneliness.

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woman's head profile with smoke double exposure symbolizing tonglen meditation taking and giving

What Is Tonglen Meditation?

Tonglen, or “taking and giving” is a meditation practice that combines meditating on loving-kindness with meditating on compassion to release our own pain, suffering, and loneliness.

Read More →

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