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The Wisdom Podcast

The Wisdom Podcast

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Jessica Pimentel: Tibetan Buddhism, Creativity, and the Work of the Imagination (#97)

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 […]

59 min3 w ago
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Jessica Pimentel: Tibetan Buddhism, Creativity, and the Work of the Imagination (#97)

Roger Jackson: Mahāmudrā in the Geluk and Kagyü Traditions (#96)

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Roger Jackson, renowned scholar of both Indian and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and author of several books, including his most recent, Mind Seeing Mind: Mahāmudrā and the Geluk Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. We’re also delighted to share that Mind Seeing Mind recently won the […]

60 minSEP 19
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Roger Jackson: Mahāmudrā in the Geluk and Kagyü Traditions (#96)

Michael Mendizza: Conversations with Samdhong Rinpoche and J. Krishnamurti

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Michael Mendizza, documentary filmmaker and author of Always Awakening: Buddha’s Realization, Krishnamurti’s Insight. In this fascinating conversation, you’ll hear Michael share stories from his creative filmmaking journeys, and in particular the extremely rare opportunities he had of spending one-on-one time with two towering […]

90 minAUG 29
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Michael Mendizza: Conversations with Samdhong Rinpoche and J. Krishnamurti

Malcolm Smith: Translating The Tantra Without Syllables and The Blazing Lamp Tantra

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Wisdom author and renowned Tibetan Buddhist translator, Malcolm Smith. Malcolm has been a student of the Great Perfection teachings since 1992 and studied under Dzogchen masters Chogyal Namkhai Norbu and the late Kunzang Dechen Lingpa. His translations include Buddhahood in this Life: The […]

61 minAUG 8
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Malcolm Smith: Translating The Tantra Without Syllables and The Blazing Lamp Tantra

Venerable Robina Courtin: Understanding the Buddha’s Teachings for Ourselves

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Venerable Robina Courtin, Australian-born Buddhist nun. Venerable Robina has led an extremely active and inspiring life—from her dynamic work as an editor of a wide variety of Buddhist books, to her Buddhist teaching activities that traverse the globe. In this lively episode, you’ll […]

54 minJUN 27
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Venerable Robina Courtin: Understanding the Buddha’s Teachings for Ourselves

Shohaku Okumura Roshi: Stories from Modern Zen Masters

For this episode, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Shohaku Okumura Roshi, Japanese Soto Zen priest and revered writer and translator. Shohaku Okumura is also the founder and current abbot of the Sanshin Zen Community in Bloomington, Indiana. In this conversation, you’ll hear Okumura Roshi tell powerful stories, not only from his own life, but from […]

63 minJUN 6
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Shohaku Okumura Roshi: Stories from Modern Zen Masters

Norman Fischer: A Poet’s Path to Awakening

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Norman Fischer, American poet, writer, and Soto Zen priest. Norman is the author of many popular books including his most recent publication, The World Could Be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path. In this fascinating conversation, you’ll hear Norman share stories from his […]

59 minMAY 2
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Norman Fischer: A Poet’s Path to Awakening

Gil Fronsdal: The Wisdom of Many Traditions

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Gil Fronsdal, American Buddhist writer, teacher, and scholar in both the Zen and Theravada traditions. Gil was ordained as a Sōtō Zen priest at the San Francisco Zen Center in 1982, and later became a Theravada monk in Burma in 1985. As someone […]

62 minAPR 11
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Gil Fronsdal: The Wisdom of Many Traditions

Daniel Goleman: The Mind and Meditation

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Daniel Goleman, acclaimed psychologist and author of several books including the international bestseller, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. Daniel Goleman has written extensively on the connections between human psychology, science, and contemplative practice, as well as their practical applications […]

38 minMAR 28
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Daniel Goleman: The Mind and Meditation

Tara Brach: Radical Compassion

On this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Tara Brach, renowned meditation teacher, psychologist, and author of several bestselling books, including Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of R.A.I.N; True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart; and Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your […]

61 minFEB 22
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Tara Brach: Radical Compassion

Latest Episodes

Jessica Pimentel: Tibetan Buddhism, Creativity, and the Work of the Imagination (#97)

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 […]

59 min3 w ago
Comments
Jessica Pimentel: Tibetan Buddhism, Creativity, and the Work of the Imagination (#97)

Roger Jackson: Mahāmudrā in the Geluk and Kagyü Traditions (#96)

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Roger Jackson, renowned scholar of both Indian and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and author of several books, including his most recent, Mind Seeing Mind: Mahāmudrā and the Geluk Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. We’re also delighted to share that Mind Seeing Mind recently won the […]

60 minSEP 19
Comments
Roger Jackson: Mahāmudrā in the Geluk and Kagyü Traditions (#96)

Michael Mendizza: Conversations with Samdhong Rinpoche and J. Krishnamurti

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Michael Mendizza, documentary filmmaker and author of Always Awakening: Buddha’s Realization, Krishnamurti’s Insight. In this fascinating conversation, you’ll hear Michael share stories from his creative filmmaking journeys, and in particular the extremely rare opportunities he had of spending one-on-one time with two towering […]

90 minAUG 29
Comments
Michael Mendizza: Conversations with Samdhong Rinpoche and J. Krishnamurti

Malcolm Smith: Translating The Tantra Without Syllables and The Blazing Lamp Tantra

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Wisdom author and renowned Tibetan Buddhist translator, Malcolm Smith. Malcolm has been a student of the Great Perfection teachings since 1992 and studied under Dzogchen masters Chogyal Namkhai Norbu and the late Kunzang Dechen Lingpa. His translations include Buddhahood in this Life: The […]

61 minAUG 8
Comments
Malcolm Smith: Translating The Tantra Without Syllables and The Blazing Lamp Tantra

Venerable Robina Courtin: Understanding the Buddha’s Teachings for Ourselves

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Venerable Robina Courtin, Australian-born Buddhist nun. Venerable Robina has led an extremely active and inspiring life—from her dynamic work as an editor of a wide variety of Buddhist books, to her Buddhist teaching activities that traverse the globe. In this lively episode, you’ll […]

54 minJUN 27
Comments
Venerable Robina Courtin: Understanding the Buddha’s Teachings for Ourselves

Shohaku Okumura Roshi: Stories from Modern Zen Masters

For this episode, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Shohaku Okumura Roshi, Japanese Soto Zen priest and revered writer and translator. Shohaku Okumura is also the founder and current abbot of the Sanshin Zen Community in Bloomington, Indiana. In this conversation, you’ll hear Okumura Roshi tell powerful stories, not only from his own life, but from […]

63 minJUN 6
Comments
Shohaku Okumura Roshi: Stories from Modern Zen Masters

Norman Fischer: A Poet’s Path to Awakening

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Norman Fischer, American poet, writer, and Soto Zen priest. Norman is the author of many popular books including his most recent publication, The World Could Be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path. In this fascinating conversation, you’ll hear Norman share stories from his […]

59 minMAY 2
Comments
Norman Fischer: A Poet’s Path to Awakening

Gil Fronsdal: The Wisdom of Many Traditions

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Gil Fronsdal, American Buddhist writer, teacher, and scholar in both the Zen and Theravada traditions. Gil was ordained as a Sōtō Zen priest at the San Francisco Zen Center in 1982, and later became a Theravada monk in Burma in 1985. As someone […]

62 minAPR 11
Comments
Gil Fronsdal: The Wisdom of Many Traditions

Daniel Goleman: The Mind and Meditation

For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Daniel Goleman, acclaimed psychologist and author of several books including the international bestseller, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. Daniel Goleman has written extensively on the connections between human psychology, science, and contemplative practice, as well as their practical applications […]

38 minMAR 28
Comments
Daniel Goleman: The Mind and Meditation

Tara Brach: Radical Compassion

On this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Tara Brach, renowned meditation teacher, psychologist, and author of several bestselling books, including Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of R.A.I.N; True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart; and Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your […]

61 minFEB 22
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Tara Brach: Radical Compassion
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