Meditation Podcast Episodes

Pleasure is often viewed as a hindrance to the spiritual path, a hotbed of craving and attachment, but what if we told you that pleasure can be a positive part of the spiritual path, a portal to love and happiness?
This week's episode is a daily meditation on the four levels of happiness in Buddhism. Investigate the varying depths of happiness you get from sensory pleasures, positive states of mind, meditation, and the very nature of reality.
Explore the four kinds of happiness in Buddhism with Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald). This episode offers an opportunity to reflect on where we derive our happiness from and how we can live happier lives by understanding how each kind of happiness relates to one another as well as to desire, attachment, and our own meditation practice.
A biologist and a Buddhist monk have a conversation on how science can make sense of rebirth, emptiness, and karma, the origins of consciousness and creativity, and how modern science's understanding of the nature of reality could benefit from the wisdom of contemplative traditions.
Artificial intelligence expert Kristian Simsarian joins host Scott Snibbe to discuss how we can create ethical, unbiased and compassionate AI, whether we should be scared of AI, and the implications of AI on the future of work and spirituality.
Tour the four foundations of mindfulness in this sweeping guided meditation with Dr. David Kittay. The Buddha named these four foundations as essential to our liberation: mindfulness of body, feelings, mind, and mental objects.
Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald) on the four kinds of happiness in Buddhism

82. Four Kinds of Happiness with Ven. Sangye Khadro

Explore the four kinds of happiness in Buddhism with Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald). This episode offers an opportunity to reflect on where we derive our happiness from and how we can live happier lives by understanding how each kind of happiness relates to one another as well as to desire, attachment, and our own meditation practice.

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Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald) on the four kinds of happiness in Buddhism

82. Four Kinds of Happiness with Ven. Sangye Khadro

Explore the four kinds of happiness in Buddhism with Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald). This episode offers an opportunity to reflect on where we derive our happiness from and how we can live happier lives by understanding how each kind of happiness relates to one another as well as to desire, attachment, and our own meditation practice.

Listen / Read →

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