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The Mindfulness Revolution
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Jon Kabat-Zinn is the founder and director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts, whose trailblazing research has helped bring mindfulness meditation into mainstream medicine. Jon is the author of Wherever You Go, There You Are, and with Sounds True he has created many unique audio programs, including Adventures in Mindfulness and the Guided Mindfulness Meditation Series. In this episode, Tami speaks with Jon about the role of science in validating mindfulness practice, the 180-degree shift that lets us rest in awareness instead of identifying with our thoughts, and the potential renaissance in the world that may arise from a “mindfulness revolution.” (73 minutes)

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Noah Levine is hailed as a new voice in American Buddhism, and is the founder of Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society. Noah was trained by Jack Kornfield and teaches meditation nationally, as well as leading meditation groups in prisons and juvenile detention halls. He is the author of Dharma Punx, and with Sounds True […]

The Inner Revolution Is On
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dr. John Welwood is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, and practicing student of Buddhism and Eastern contemplative psychology. Dr. Welwood is an author whose books include Journey of the Heart and Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships. With Sounds True, he has created the audio learning program Conscious Relationships. In this episode, Tami Simon speaks with Dr. Welwood […]

Healing the Core Wound of the Heart
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tami Simon speaks with Deva Premal, a classically trained singer and musician known around the world for her devotional chanting and the inspiring music she creates with her partner Miten. When performing, Deva and Miten both have incredible presence on stage and transmit a kind of openness and emptiness that is beautiful to be with […]

The Devotional Heart of Deva Premal
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A.H. Almaas—renowned as the creator of the “Diamond Approach” for spiritual and psychological inquiry—has published more than a dozen books on seeking wisdom and the true nature of reality. Most recently, he and his teaching partner Karen Johnson have released The Power of Divine Eros, which explores the pure energy behind physical desire. In this […]

The Power of Divine Eros
Tuesday, August 5, 2014