Our goal with this podcast is to help you deepen your meditation practice and support you through your awakening journey.
To do so, we host teachers and practitioners across many contemplative traditions who have devoted their lives to rigorous and extensive meditation training.
Here you will find a combination of interviews and talks, each containing powerful and actionable nuggets of wisdom that will help you deepen your practice and bring more of it to your daily life.

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Meditation, Life, Music & Movement – GuruViking aka Steve James

In this episode, I’m joined by GuruViking aka Steve James, host of the Guru Viking Podcast and creator of the Movement Koan Method. Steve has extensive experience in elite athletic performance, contemplative and spiritual disciplines, extreme outdoor survival, the arts, and human behavior.
In this conversation, Steve and I talk about life in general, and how meditation fits in

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The Headless Way – Guided Experiments #1 – Richard Lang

In this workshop, Richard Lang guides us through different guided, unorthodox and simple pointing experiments aimed to remind us who we are, and who we are not.

This session with Richard felt like a natural and consistent revisiting of our true nature. It was very practice-oriented, but at the same time, felt effortless and was very enjoyable.

We recommend not only

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Knowing Yourself to be Free – Shaykh Burhanuddin

Knowing ourselves is the reason why we are here on Earth, and this is our first and main duty; to see the hindrance of our mechanical personality, the sequel of the idealized images we create of ourselves. Only then we can liberate the colorful naked and unique beauty of our real selves. Only then we can experience true freedom. –

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A Life in the Dharma –  Ven. Thubten Chodron

In this episode, I’m speaking with Venerable Thubten Chodron. Ven. Chodron ordained as a Buddhist nun 40 years ago and since then has been studying, practicing, and teaching Tibetan Buddhism.

In this conversation, we talk about Venerable Chodron’s journey, her teaching method, her view on when one is ready to teach the dharma, qualities to look for in a teacher,

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The 7 Factors of Awakening, Part 1 – Tina Rasmussen

In this talk, Tina provides an overview of the 7 Factors and how they can be used in our practice. She also describes in more detail the first factor of Mindfulness, which balances the other 6.

Tina is a meditation teacher who leads retreats and offers spiritual guidance and mentoring to practitioners worldwide. Her mission as a teacher is to foster

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Seeing Your True Nature – Richard Lang

In this interview, Richard Lang talks about his journey prior to encountering the headless way, how his desire for awakening evolved over time, What The Headless Way is and how it works, and how we can incorporate frequent moments of seeing our true nature in the middle of daily life, the relationship between love, compassion and the headless way,  and

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The Wisdom of Sufism – Shaykh Burhanuddin

In this interview, Shaykh Burhanuddin talks about the main goals, principles, and practices of the Sufi path, his relationship with his master, what Sufi meditation retreats look like, and the importance of consistent spiritual practice. He also talks about some of the main challenges present in the spiritual path and gives advice on how to overcome them.

Shaykh Burhanuddin is

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Practicing Zen in Daily Life – Meido Moore

In this talk, Meido Roshi discusses methods for integrating Zen meditation and the experience of meditative absorption (samadhi) in daily activities, through the use of the body, breath, and sense.

Meido is the abbot of Korinji, a Rinzai Zen Buddhist monastery in Wisconsin, and the guiding teacher of the international Korinji Rinzai Zen Community. Meido Roshi began Zen practice in 1988

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Meditation and Awakening: The Big Picture – Tina Rasmussen

In this episode, we talk with Tina Rasmussen about the big picture, goals, and stages of more advanced stages of meditation and inner exploration journey; ways to advance our practice; navigation of a variety of traditions/methods; teacher selection; extension of practice into daily life, Tina’s practice journey, and more.

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Advancing the Practice – Meido Moore

In this episode, we talk with Meido Moore Roshi about the big picture, goals, and advanced stages of the meditation and inner exploration journey; ways to advance our practice; navigation of a variety of traditions/methods; teacher selection; extension of practice into daily life, Meido’s own practice at his current stage, and more.

Meido is the abbot of Korinji, a Rinzai Zen

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