Buddha Nature: Feeling inspiration

Episode 4: Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje guides us through a meditation that begins with settling the mind and resting in the sensation of breathing.  Then he guides us through imagining a person or scene we find inspiring and noticing impact that has on our mind.

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Buddha Nature: Knowledge through relationships

Episode 3:  In this bonus episode we get a pithy teaching from Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje underscoring that in traditional Asian contexts, knowledge is transmitted as part of a relationship between student and teacher.

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Buddha Nature: Sutric and tantric practice

Episode 2: In this teaching Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma explains that both sutric and tantric methods of Buddhist practice help us to recognize our true nature, and they’re profoundly connected.  The distinction between the two is that sutric practice is causal, meaning it’s done to establish the causes of future realization; tantric practice is more […]

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Buddha Nature: Settling, attending to experience

Episode 1: In this meditation, Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma guides us through a process of settling the mind and body.  Then she helps us attend more deeply to our own bodily experiences of waking up from thoughts of past and future; she asks us to feel our breathing and ask ourselves who is breathing.

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