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The Road Home with Ethan Nichtern

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The Road Home with Ethan Nichtern

The Road Home with Ethan Nichtern

Be Here Now Network

15
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66
Plays
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The Road Home podcast with Ethan Nichtern is a contemporary exploration of Buddhist teachings.  Since 2001, Ethan has taught meditation and Buddhist psychology classes and workshops around New York City and the United States. Formerly a Shastri, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, and on the part-time faculty at Eugene Lang College at New School University and has lectured at Brown, Wesleyan, Yale, NYU, FIT, Antioch and other universities, and as well as at many meditation/yoga centers and conferences around the country and world.


Latest Episodes

Ep. 49 – A Call for Connection with Sebene Selassie

Dharma teacher Sebene Selassie returns to The Road Home for a conversation about her new book, and why we all need to respond to the call for connection.

56 min2 w ago
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Ep. 49 – A Call for Connection with Sebene Selassie

Ep. 48 – Moms Demand Action with Shannon Watts

Through a Buddhist lens, Shannon Watts and Ethan discuss harnessing the ancient and cultural power of motherhood to enact change in 2020.

39 min3 w ago
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Ep. 48 – Moms Demand Action with Shannon Watts

Ep. 47 – Don't Tell Me To Relax with Ralph De La Rosa

Ralph De La Rosa joins Ethan to talk Western psychology meeting Buddha Nature, mindfulness as psychic survival, and normalizing dharmic rage. Ralph De La Rosa, LCSW, is an author, psychotherapist, meditation teacher, Buddhist philosopher, and student of Amma. He leads healing retreats at Omega Institute, Spirit Rock, and Kripalu, and his work has been featured in the New York Post, CNN, GQ, SELF, Women's Health, and many more. For information on Ralph's ongoing work and his new book, Don't Tell Me to Relax: Emotional Resilience in the Age of Rage, Feels, and Freak Outs, head over to ralphdelarosa.com

61 minSEP 15
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Ep. 47 – Don't Tell Me To Relax with Ralph De La Rosa

Ep. 46 – The Union of Politics and Spirituality with Reggie Hubbard

Committed yogi and political strategist Reggie Hubbard joins Ethan Nichtern for a conversation about the union of politics and spirituality, and the sacred importance of voting. Reggie Hubbard is currently a senior political strategist for MoveOn, managing their relationships, impact and communications with Capitol Hill. He has previously worked on presidential campaigns for John Kerry and Bernie Sanders. In addition to his political work, Reggie is a certified yoga teacher who has taught members of Congress, sharing techniques for growing peace and ease as a foundation, not an afterthought. Learn more about Reggie atactivepeaceyoga.comand follow him onInstagram.

51 minSEP 1
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Ep. 46 – The Union of Politics and Spirituality with Reggie Hubbard

Ep. 45 – A Path to Refuge, with Sharon Salzberg

Ethan Nichtern and Sharon Salzberg share their insights into taking refuge in the Three Jewels of Buddhism: the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha.

64 minAUG 22
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Ep. 45 – A Path to Refuge, with Sharon Salzberg

Ep. 44 - Fierce Feminine Buddhism with Pamela Weiss

Author Pamela Weiss joins Ethan Nichtern for a conversation about fierce feminine Buddhism, patriarchy in spiritual traditions, and what it means to be a lay practitioner in the world.

46 minAUG 5
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Ep. 44 - Fierce Feminine Buddhism with Pamela Weiss

Ep. 43 – What Comes After Shambhala?

Ethan brings back guests Aarti Tejuja, Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls and David Perrin to follow up on where they are at nearly two years after the Shambhala community was transformed by scandal and an opportunity for growth. This is the continuation of a conversation held in November of 2018 (Episode 7)around the impact that allegations against Shambhala leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpochehad on themselves and their community.

87 minJUL 22
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Ep. 43 – What Comes After Shambhala?

Ep. 42 – We White Men Have a Lot to Learn w/ Oren Jay Sofer

EMindfulness and meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer returns to the Road Home Podcast for a conversation with Ethan around what they as white men still have to learnabout unseen bias and the roles they play in systemic injustice.

65 minJUN 23
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Ep. 42 – We White Men Have a Lot to Learn w/ Oren Jay Sofer

Ep. 41 - Love and Rage w/ Lama Rod Owens

How can we find the path of liberation through our anger? Lama Rod Owens speaks with Ethan about ways we can work with anger as a healing energy in our practice. Considered one of the leaders of the next generation of Dharma teachers, Lama Rod Owens has a blend of formal Buddhist training in the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and life experience that gives him a unique ability to understand, relate and engage in a way that’s spacious and sincere. He invites you into the cross-sections of his life as a Black, queer male, born and raised in the South and heavily influenced by the church and its community. Learn more about Lama Rod’s offerings and upcoming teaching events atlamarod.com.

58 minJUN 8
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Ep. 41 - Love and Rage w/ Lama Rod Owens

Ep. 40 – Mutual Aid Mindfulness with Shelly Tygielski

Ethan invites Shelly Tygielski to the podcast for a timely conversation surrounding topics pertinent to life in modern times. Ranging from Shelly's meditative beginnings and first meetings with Buddhist teachers like Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman, to her decision to quit her corporate job to find ways to bring mindfulness to her community, this episode of The Road Home explores how we can offer true service through imbibing our authentic self.

56 minMAY 26
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Ep. 40 – Mutual Aid Mindfulness with Shelly Tygielski

Latest Episodes

Ep. 49 – A Call for Connection with Sebene Selassie

Dharma teacher Sebene Selassie returns to The Road Home for a conversation about her new book, and why we all need to respond to the call for connection.

56 min2 w ago
Comments
Ep. 49 – A Call for Connection with Sebene Selassie

Ep. 48 – Moms Demand Action with Shannon Watts

Through a Buddhist lens, Shannon Watts and Ethan discuss harnessing the ancient and cultural power of motherhood to enact change in 2020.

39 min3 w ago
Comments
Ep. 48 – Moms Demand Action with Shannon Watts

Ep. 47 – Don't Tell Me To Relax with Ralph De La Rosa

Ralph De La Rosa joins Ethan to talk Western psychology meeting Buddha Nature, mindfulness as psychic survival, and normalizing dharmic rage. Ralph De La Rosa, LCSW, is an author, psychotherapist, meditation teacher, Buddhist philosopher, and student of Amma. He leads healing retreats at Omega Institute, Spirit Rock, and Kripalu, and his work has been featured in the New York Post, CNN, GQ, SELF, Women's Health, and many more. For information on Ralph's ongoing work and his new book, Don't Tell Me to Relax: Emotional Resilience in the Age of Rage, Feels, and Freak Outs, head over to ralphdelarosa.com

61 minSEP 15
Comments
Ep. 47 – Don't Tell Me To Relax with Ralph De La Rosa

Ep. 46 – The Union of Politics and Spirituality with Reggie Hubbard

Committed yogi and political strategist Reggie Hubbard joins Ethan Nichtern for a conversation about the union of politics and spirituality, and the sacred importance of voting. Reggie Hubbard is currently a senior political strategist for MoveOn, managing their relationships, impact and communications with Capitol Hill. He has previously worked on presidential campaigns for John Kerry and Bernie Sanders. In addition to his political work, Reggie is a certified yoga teacher who has taught members of Congress, sharing techniques for growing peace and ease as a foundation, not an afterthought. Learn more about Reggie atactivepeaceyoga.comand follow him onInstagram.

51 minSEP 1
Comments
Ep. 46 – The Union of Politics and Spirituality with Reggie Hubbard

Ep. 45 – A Path to Refuge, with Sharon Salzberg

Ethan Nichtern and Sharon Salzberg share their insights into taking refuge in the Three Jewels of Buddhism: the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha.

64 minAUG 22
Comments
Ep. 45 – A Path to Refuge, with Sharon Salzberg

Ep. 44 - Fierce Feminine Buddhism with Pamela Weiss

Author Pamela Weiss joins Ethan Nichtern for a conversation about fierce feminine Buddhism, patriarchy in spiritual traditions, and what it means to be a lay practitioner in the world.

46 minAUG 5
Comments
Ep. 44 - Fierce Feminine Buddhism with Pamela Weiss

Ep. 43 – What Comes After Shambhala?

Ethan brings back guests Aarti Tejuja, Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls and David Perrin to follow up on where they are at nearly two years after the Shambhala community was transformed by scandal and an opportunity for growth. This is the continuation of a conversation held in November of 2018 (Episode 7)around the impact that allegations against Shambhala leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpochehad on themselves and their community.

87 minJUL 22
Comments
Ep. 43 – What Comes After Shambhala?

Ep. 42 – We White Men Have a Lot to Learn w/ Oren Jay Sofer

EMindfulness and meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer returns to the Road Home Podcast for a conversation with Ethan around what they as white men still have to learnabout unseen bias and the roles they play in systemic injustice.

65 minJUN 23
Comments
Ep. 42 – We White Men Have a Lot to Learn w/ Oren Jay Sofer

Ep. 41 - Love and Rage w/ Lama Rod Owens

How can we find the path of liberation through our anger? Lama Rod Owens speaks with Ethan about ways we can work with anger as a healing energy in our practice. Considered one of the leaders of the next generation of Dharma teachers, Lama Rod Owens has a blend of formal Buddhist training in the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and life experience that gives him a unique ability to understand, relate and engage in a way that’s spacious and sincere. He invites you into the cross-sections of his life as a Black, queer male, born and raised in the South and heavily influenced by the church and its community. Learn more about Lama Rod’s offerings and upcoming teaching events atlamarod.com.

58 minJUN 8
Comments
Ep. 41 - Love and Rage w/ Lama Rod Owens

Ep. 40 – Mutual Aid Mindfulness with Shelly Tygielski

Ethan invites Shelly Tygielski to the podcast for a timely conversation surrounding topics pertinent to life in modern times. Ranging from Shelly's meditative beginnings and first meetings with Buddhist teachers like Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman, to her decision to quit her corporate job to find ways to bring mindfulness to her community, this episode of The Road Home explores how we can offer true service through imbibing our authentic self.

56 minMAY 26
Comments
Ep. 40 – Mutual Aid Mindfulness with Shelly Tygielski
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