A podcast from Wisdom Publications where we interview leading thinkers from the Buddhist world.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics (#100)
For this, our 100th episode of the Wisdom Podcast, we have the honor and privilege of being joined by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and other important guests celebrating the release of Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Volume 2: The Mind. During this special live event, His Holiness is presented with a […]
Alejandro Chaoul: Body, Breath, and Mind in Tibetan Yoga (#99)
In this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with author, teacher, and researcher Dr. Alejandro Chaoul. Alejandro has been teaching meditation and Tibetan yoga (tsa lung and trul khor) workshops under the Ligmincha Institute since 1995 and recently released Tibetan Yoga, a Wisdom Academy online course. During this episode, which was recorded […]
Toni Bernhard: Self-Compassion and the First Noble Truth (#98)
In this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with acclaimed Wisdom author Toni Bernard. In this powerful conversation, which was recorded as part of our live Wisdom Dharma Chats program, Toni discusses her most recent book, How to Be Sick: Your Pocket Companion, and shares her personal story detailing how her practice […]
Evan Thompson: The Conversation Between Buddhism and Science (#97)
For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Evan Thompson, professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia, and author of several books including Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy. Evan is among the most widely respected philosophers and writers on Buddhism today. In this […]
John Dunne: Dharmakīrti, Conceptuality, and Antidotes for Distorted Thinking (#96)
For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Professor John Dunne, acclaimed scholar and teacher in both Indian and Tibetan Buddhist traditions. John’s research focuses on Buddhist philosophy in relationship to contemplative practice, religious studies, and cognitive science. John is presently Distinguished Professor of Contemplative Humanities at the University of Wisconsin–Madison […]
Jessica Pimentel: Tibetan Buddhism, Creativity, and the Work of the Imagination (#95)
For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken interviews American actress and musician Jessica Pimentel. Jessica is best known for her role as Maria Ruiz on the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black. She is also a serious practitioner within the Geluk tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and studied under the former […]
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I always enjoy the episodes but the one with Gil Frosdal, one of my favorite authors, was so informative. It motivates me further to pursue my meditation practice. Thank you!
Good but sometimes confusing
I love the guests, the topics and questions asked by the host Daniel Aitken. My only criticism is that the conversations will often lurch suddenly into very dense esoteric territory with a lot of Sanskrit and Tibetan terminology. I wish Daniel would slow down and speak as if most of his listening audience were not in a grad school seminar on Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.
These interviews and conversations are excellent !!i am learning so much about the various lineages and the people who have brought different aspects/ teachings of Buddhism to the west. Great interviewer! Priceless dharma archives. Thank you .