31 episodes

Translator/teacher Ken McLeod provides spiritual practitioners with the essence of Buddhist practice. Ken is noted for his ability to present profound teachings and practices in clear straightforward language free from the myths and cultural overlays that make many Eastern teachings difficult to understand. These podcasts are a sampling of the 300+ recordings, some with transcripts, freely available at UnfetteredMind.org under Teachings. Our website also has dozens of original articles and translations of Buddhist texts.

Unfettered Mind Ken McLeod

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.6 • 90 Ratings

Translator/teacher Ken McLeod provides spiritual practitioners with the essence of Buddhist practice. Ken is noted for his ability to present profound teachings and practices in clear straightforward language free from the myths and cultural overlays that make many Eastern teachings difficult to understand. These podcasts are a sampling of the 300+ recordings, some with transcripts, freely available at UnfetteredMind.org under Teachings. Our website also has dozens of original articles and translations of Buddhist texts.

    Working With Fear

    Working With Fear

    Recorded shortly after a tsunami in Asia.

    • 53 min
    Working With Patterns

    Working With Patterns

    Questions on the mind of the body and patterned tendency, keeping practice alive, and where do released reactive patterns go.

    • 20 min
    Working With The Breath

    Working With The Breath

    Using the breath as a basis on which to move into the union of knowing and experience.

    • 40 min
    Working With What Arises

    Working With What Arises

    Exchanges with students on working with what arises in practice.

    • 55 min
    Meditating On The Four Immeasurables 4

    Meditating On The Four Immeasurables 4

    Joy - Meditation instruction on Joy, participants’ experience with that meditation including joy, passion, excitement, and fun; what is meant by the line “May I experience the world celebrating my efforts”
    Screen reader support enabled.

    • 55 min
    Meditating On The Four Immeasurables 3

    Meditating On The Four Immeasurables 3

    Compassion - Meditation instruction for compassion, participants’ experience with that meditation including heartbreak and movement of energy; being present in the suffering of others.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

mikeindover ,

Interesting approach to the Dharma

Ken McLeod's podcasts form a nice complement to other teachers' approaches. I read the one very critical review that stated Ken seemed to be aloof and put on an air of superiority. My experience was that all the major Western Buddhist teachers (Pema Chodron, Tara Brach, etc.) construct their approaches to teaching based on their own lives. In this way, we can come to our own understanding, reflecting on the teachers' experiences in light of our own lives. Ken clearly has a unique approach that may offer many people insight into the practice of meditation and how it relates to our everyday lives. Obviously, he's not everyone's cuppa, but I found his talks to be very insightful and useful for my meditation practice. I wish he (and Reggie Ray) were creating new podcasts at this point (March 2017).

Brandon Shortlife ,

Grateful

No teacher is for everyone. This one has done wonders for me. Through listening to the podcasts and practicing the meditations described, I have learned how to "know" what to do, rather than trying to "figure out" what to do. This skill is everything to me now, and it grows every day. I am grateful to have found these podcasts. Have patience though, and check out two or three different talks before concluding that he is or isn't right for you.

JNP43 ,

volume problem.

soo quiet.

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