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David Nichtern is a senior teacher in the lineage of renowned Tibetan Buddhist master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
David has been the Director of the Dharmadhatu Meditation Center in Los Angeles, Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont, and Director of Buddhist Studies and Practice at OM Yoga Center (NYC). He is also the co- founder of True Nature Meditation (Japan) and senior meditation teacher for Journey Meditation (USA). He currently teaches workshops and teacher training programs around the world and mentors individual students in person and online.
David is also a four-time Emmy winner and two-time Grammy nominee. He wrote the classic song, “Midnight at the Oasis”. A highly-regarded composer, producer and guitarist, Nichtern has played/ recorded with greats like Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Jerry Garcia, and Krishna Das. He discovered and signed Lana Del Rey to his Indie label 5 Points Records, scored Christopher Guest’s film “The Big Picture”, and produced scores and title songs for ABC’s One Life to Live and CBS’s As the World Turns for many years.
A sought-after senior Buddhist teacher, respected musician, and well-established entertainment industry vet and entrepreneur, David has been mentoring students in these three realms for nearly four decades.
He wrote a definitive book on a classic Buddhist teaching: Awakening From The Daydream; Re-imaging The Buddha’s Wheel of Life, released by (Wisdom Publications 2016). His much anticipated second book, “Creativity Spirituality and Making A Buck” will be released by Wisdom Publications in October 2019. Within it, he helps readers identify their creative path and aspirations in order to integrate them with their livelihood goals and personal well-being. Early reviews have likened it to “A next-gen Artist’s Way”.
For more information about David and his endeavors, go to www.davidnichtern.com or facebook.com/davidnichtern

Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern Be Here Now Network

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David Nichtern is a senior teacher in the lineage of renowned Tibetan Buddhist master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
David has been the Director of the Dharmadhatu Meditation Center in Los Angeles, Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont, and Director of Buddhist Studies and Practice at OM Yoga Center (NYC). He is also the co- founder of True Nature Meditation (Japan) and senior meditation teacher for Journey Meditation (USA). He currently teaches workshops and teacher training programs around the world and mentors individual students in person and online.
David is also a four-time Emmy winner and two-time Grammy nominee. He wrote the classic song, “Midnight at the Oasis”. A highly-regarded composer, producer and guitarist, Nichtern has played/ recorded with greats like Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Jerry Garcia, and Krishna Das. He discovered and signed Lana Del Rey to his Indie label 5 Points Records, scored Christopher Guest’s film “The Big Picture”, and produced scores and title songs for ABC’s One Life to Live and CBS’s As the World Turns for many years.
A sought-after senior Buddhist teacher, respected musician, and well-established entertainment industry vet and entrepreneur, David has been mentoring students in these three realms for nearly four decades.
He wrote a definitive book on a classic Buddhist teaching: Awakening From The Daydream; Re-imaging The Buddha’s Wheel of Life, released by (Wisdom Publications 2016). His much anticipated second book, “Creativity Spirituality and Making A Buck” will be released by Wisdom Publications in October 2019. Within it, he helps readers identify their creative path and aspirations in order to integrate them with their livelihood goals and personal well-being. Early reviews have likened it to “A next-gen Artist’s Way”.
For more information about David and his endeavors, go to www.davidnichtern.com or facebook.com/davidnichtern

    Ep. 15 – Honoring Your Intuition with Danny Goldberg

    Ep. 15 – Honoring Your Intuition with Danny Goldberg

    David Nichtern and Danny Goldberg talk about honoring your intuition in your work, what it really means to manage an artist, and setting up a spiritual practice that works for you. 

    • 48 min
    Ep. 14 – Not Knowing with Danny Goldberg

    Ep. 14 – Not Knowing with Danny Goldberg

    David Nichtern welcomes Danny Goldberg to talk about the Zen concept of not knowing and the brilliance of Bernie Glassman, plus Danny lends his business expertise to David’s ideas of clarifying your offering and taking it to the marketplace.

    • 49 min
    Ep. 13 – Transforming Negative Karmas with Krishna Das

    Ep. 13 – Transforming Negative Karmas with Krishna Das

    Krishna Das joins David Nichtern for some chanting and chatting about transforming negative karmas, the path of surrender, and the connections between Hinduism and Buddhism.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ep. 12 – Effort & Letting Go with David Ellner

    Ep. 12 – Effort & Letting Go with David Ellner

    David Ellner, the multidimensional entrepreneur, joins David Nichtern to discuss new beginnings, embracing uncertainty, and letting go.

    • 40 min
    Bonus Podcast: Love, Creativity and Music w/ Rosanne Cash & Sharon Salzberg

    Bonus Podcast: Love, Creativity and Music w/ Rosanne Cash & Sharon Salzberg

    If you enjoy the Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck Podcast, we think that you will appreciate this conversation around the intersection between love, creativity and music with Grammy award-winning musician Rosanne Cash and meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. 

    You can subscribe to the Metta Hour Podcast with Sharon Salzberg in your podcast player to receive bi-weekly podcasts from Sharon and her guests that explore different ways we can cultivate love and take a modern approach to Buddhist teachings. 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep. 11 – A Cosmic Moment with Ethan Nichtern

    Ep. 11 – A Cosmic Moment with Ethan Nichtern

    Ethan Nichtern, David’s number one and only son, visits the CSM podcast to talk about what lessons we can learn from the current viral pandemic and maintaining a dharmic perspective through it all.

    Join David virtually for a comprehensive teacher training course that offers you the skills and certification to more skillfully share the tenets and practices of meditation.

    Starting April 24: Samsara Center Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training 2020 Starting May 8: Tibet House 100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training 

    • 1 hr

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