Author of Peak Mind Dr. Amishi Jha talks about the book, the natural capacity we have to cultivate our attention, and how you can function at your peak for the things that really matter in life.
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“Mission: Joy” with Peggy Callahan and Elissa Epel
27:45Centered on a friendship between the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the documentary Mission: Joy was produced and co-directed by Peggy Callahan while its real life complement, The Big Joy Project, is an experiment in “citizen science.” She and Dr. Elissa Epel, vice chair of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, talk about how both point the way to more joy in our everyday lives.
Facing the Unknown with Kaira Jewel Lingo
33:36As everyday normalities change, or even vanish, what used to make sense is out the door, and a new vision of our lives and our world is needed. Kaira Jewel Lingo, former nun in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village tradition, offers a path forward as Associate editor Pamela Ayo Yetunde asks about her latest book, We Were Made for These Times.
The Five Remembrances with Koun Franz and Guided Breath Meditation
23:01The facts of aging, illness, death, separation, and loss can actually be encouraging, Buddhadharma’s Koun Franz explains. Then, a guided meditation and quick check-in on your meditation posture.
Cultivating the Power of Attention with Amishi Jha
22:57Author of Peak Mind Dr. Amishi Jha talks about the book, the natural capacity we have to cultivate our attention, and how you can function at your peak for the things that really matter in life.
In the Issue: Ted Lasso, Dogen, and Death
38:41Editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod, deputy editor Andrea Miller, and associate editor Ross Nervig talk about the latest issue of Lion’s Roar magazine and some of the highlights therein, from Ted Lasso to Dogen.
Radical Friendship and Tonglen Practice with Kate Johnson
30:39Buddhist meditation teacher Kate Johnson leads a session of Tonglen meditation informed by current events, and talks about her new book, Radical Friendship: 7 Ways to Love Yourself and Find Your People in an Unjust World.
When Sadness Rages Like Fire with Pema Khandro Rinpoche
20:26Pema Khandro Rinpoche shares the life of the Tibetan yogi Shabkar, whose practice and teachings were inseparable from loss and grief.
Authenticity, Wholeness, and Boldness with Mushim Ikeda and Three Breaths Meditation to Rewire Your Brain with Rick Hanson
44:02Mushim Patricia Ikeda examines how spiritual work can help us generate wholeness, joy, ease, and even ancestral healing. Then, Rick Hanson guides a short meditation to rewire your brain for the better.
Being Mindful of Our Mortality with Nikki Mirghafori
42:39AI scientist and Buddhist teacher Nikki Mirghafori talks about how to live and love more fully by facing our mortality, including a guided meditation.
The Subtle Joy of Shikantaza with Pat Enkyo O’Hara and The Buddha Was Here by Andrea Miller
30:12On a pilgrimage to India Lion’s Roar’s Andrea Miller explores the life and teachings of the historical Buddha and the new insights she gained by being there. Then, Zen teacher Enkyo O’Hara shares a quick tip about the subtle joy of Shikantaza, also known as Silent Illumination or “just sitting.”