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Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern

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Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern

Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern

Be Here Now Network

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Followers
101
Plays
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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

Latest Episodes

Ep. 16 – Making Friends with Yourself with Susan Piver

In this virtual hangout, Susan Piver and David discuss making friends with yourself, overcoming unworthiness, the weaponization of egolessness, and expanding our definition of Sangha. Susan Piver is a New York Times bestselling author of nine books, includingThe Hard Questions, the award-winningHow Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life, andThe Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships.Piver, who has been practicing Buddhism since 1995, is an internationally acclaimed meditation teacher known for her ability to translate ancient practices into modern life. Her work has been featured on the Oprah show, TODAY, CNN, and in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MONEY, and others. In 2011, she launched theOpen Heart Project, the largest virtual mindfulness community in the world. You can find more information atSusanPiver.com

52 min3 w ago
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Ep. 16 – Making Friends with Yourself with Susan Piver

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 minAUG 9
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Ep. 15 – Honoring Your Intuition 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 minJUL 14
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Ep. 14 – Not Knowing with Danny Goldberg

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.

82 minJUN 20
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Ep. 13 – Transforming Negative Karmas with Krishna Das

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 minMAY 21
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Ep. 12 – Effort & Letting Go with David Ellner

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.

78 minMAY 13
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Bonus Podcast: Love, Creativity and Music w/ Rosanne Cash & Sharon Salzberg

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

60 minAPR 18
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Ep. 11 – A Cosmic Moment with Ethan Nichtern

Ep. 10 – Music & Meditation with Julian Lage

Virtuoso guitarist and meditation practitioner Julian Lage joins David Nichtern for a conversation around creating a vision for what we have to offer the world and how we can hone our creativity with the fruits of meditative practice.

58 minMAR 14
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Ep. 10 – Music & Meditation with Julian Lage

Ep. 9 – Sharing the Resonance with David Kahne

David Nichtern welcomes music producer David Kahne for a conversation around sharing creative resonance, connecting with the flow of the world, and the one long song of our lives.

71 minFEB 17
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Ep. 9 – Sharing the Resonance with David Kahne

Ep. 8 – Success and Contentment with Duncan Trussell

Duncan Trussell joins David Nichtern for a conversation about navigating success and contentment in our spiritual and career paths.

37 minJAN 22
Comments
Ep. 8 – Success and Contentment with Duncan Trussell

Latest Episodes

Ep. 16 – Making Friends with Yourself with Susan Piver

In this virtual hangout, Susan Piver and David discuss making friends with yourself, overcoming unworthiness, the weaponization of egolessness, and expanding our definition of Sangha. Susan Piver is a New York Times bestselling author of nine books, includingThe Hard Questions, the award-winningHow Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life, andThe Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships.Piver, who has been practicing Buddhism since 1995, is an internationally acclaimed meditation teacher known for her ability to translate ancient practices into modern life. Her work has been featured on the Oprah show, TODAY, CNN, and in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MONEY, and others. In 2011, she launched theOpen Heart Project, the largest virtual mindfulness community in the world. You can find more information atSusanPiver.com

52 min3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 16 – Making Friends with Yourself with Susan Piver

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 minAUG 9
Comments
Ep. 15 – Honoring Your Intuition 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 minJUL 14
Comments
Ep. 14 – Not Knowing with Danny Goldberg

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.

82 minJUN 20
Comments
Ep. 13 – Transforming Negative Karmas with Krishna Das

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 minMAY 21
Comments
Ep. 12 – Effort & Letting Go with David Ellner

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.

78 minMAY 13
Comments
Bonus Podcast: Love, Creativity and Music w/ Rosanne Cash & Sharon Salzberg

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

60 minAPR 18
Comments
Ep. 11 – A Cosmic Moment with Ethan Nichtern

Ep. 10 – Music & Meditation with Julian Lage

Virtuoso guitarist and meditation practitioner Julian Lage joins David Nichtern for a conversation around creating a vision for what we have to offer the world and how we can hone our creativity with the fruits of meditative practice.

58 minMAR 14
Comments
Ep. 10 – Music & Meditation with Julian Lage

Ep. 9 – Sharing the Resonance with David Kahne

David Nichtern welcomes music producer David Kahne for a conversation around sharing creative resonance, connecting with the flow of the world, and the one long song of our lives.

71 minFEB 17
Comments
Ep. 9 – Sharing the Resonance with David Kahne

Ep. 8 – Success and Contentment with Duncan Trussell

Duncan Trussell joins David Nichtern for a conversation about navigating success and contentment in our spiritual and career paths.

37 minJAN 22
Comments
Ep. 8 – Success and Contentment with Duncan Trussell
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