Professor Robert A.F. “Bob” Thurman’s official podcast covers diverse topics including Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Studies, spirituality, Tibetan Culture, Asian history, philosophy, Eastern Ideas, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
A Tibet House US Menla Online Conversation with Robert Svoboda
In this extended episode, Professor Thurman is joined by Ayurveda pioneer, author and translator Dr. Robert E. Svoboda for an in-depth dialog on the inner and outer yogic sciences and their experiences studying with Indian, Tibetan and Himalayan adepts, yogis and scholars. The podcast includes: an exploration of the history of holistic healing in the […]
Four Friendly Fun Facts: The Four Noble Truths
In this episode Robert Thurman share’s his thoughts on the First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma, the holiday celebrations that mark the occasion of the Buddha’s initial public teachings and the inherent fun and friendly nature of the wisdom and compassion found in the Four Noble Truths. Recorded on Chokhor Duchen to celebrate the […]
A Tibet House US | Menla Conversation with Khentrul Jamphel Lodrö Rinpoche
Robert A.F. Thurman is joined in this episode by Non-Sectarian Vajrayana Master Khentrul Jamphel Lodrö Rinpoche for a dialog on everyday spirituality and the value of practicing and preserving the esoteric traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Opening with a recommendation of Khentrul Rinpoche’s “The Realm of Shambhala A Complete Vision for Humanity’s Perfection” Professor Thurman interviews […]
Happiness & The Dalai Lama's Vision
In this inspiring talk recorded at Menla Retreat and Dewa Spa in Phoenicia, New York Robert A.F. Thurman discusses the importance of happiness in every day life, in spiritual traditions and it’s central place in the life, work and vision of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet.
Exploring Buddhist Inner Sciences with Kalu Rinpoche
In this second part of their extended conversation Robert Thurman and His Holiness the Second Kalu Rinpoche share personal stories from their years of studying and practicing Buddhist Vajrayana meditation exploring the impact of Tibetan Buddhism in exile and the global influence of the Buddha’s teachings of wisdom & compassion. To enjoy the full video […]
A Tibet House US | Menla Conversation with Kalu Rinpoche & Bob Thurman
In this first part of their extended conversation Robert Thurman and His Holiness the Second Kalu Rinpoche share personal stories from their years of studying and practicing Buddhist Vajrayana meditation exploring the impact of Tibetan Buddhism in exile and the global influence of the Buddha’s teachings of wisdom & compassion. To enjoy the full video […]
Fantastic program. Very informative, and clearly presented.
Wisdom and Compassion Distilled
Dr. Thurman is a wise and compassionate teacher. His teaching and podcast has brought Tibetan Buddhist Wisdom to life for me and has greatly improved my sense of well being. Listening to Dr. Thurman will leave you strengthened, kinder, and happier as you go through your day and life.
Best Buddhist Scholarly Podcast
I've been listening to Buddhist related podcasts for about 15 years and Bob is a Five-Star podcast. I like his sense of humor too. He always sounds like a happy teacher - which is what HH always encourages but few can accomplish.