Ep 158: Surya Das – Hidden dangers in growing popularity of Mindfulness? (4 of 6)

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Lama Surya Das Offers an Invocation + His definition of Mindfulness

Hidden dangers in growing popularity of Mindfulness?

Hanuman Goleman asked leaders who are shaping the mindfulness movement to offer a more nuanced survey of the mindfulness landscape.

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost meditation teachers and scholars of Western Buddhism, and one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. He’s the author of 13 books, including Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Modern World, and most recently Buddha Standard Time.

In this fourth conversation, Surya Das discusses the potential for a healthy, creative tension between the traditional preservation of mindfulness, it’s popular innovation and ultimately adaptation.

What is Mindfulness podcast

The What is Mindfulness? podcast series features new and exclusive interviews from individuals with decades of experience in teaching and studying mindfulness. The goal is to offer answers to questions about the practice from an array of perspectives and backgrounds.

About What is Mindfulness podcast

Contributors to the podcast series include:

More Podcasts with Surya Das

What is Mindfulness?

Role of Mindfulness in Your Training

The Relationship Between Meditation and Mindfulness

Your vs Popular Definition of Mindfulness (coming soon)

The Connection Between Mindfulness and Action (coming soon)

Ep 147: Juliet Adams – Hidden Dangers in Popularity of Mindfulness (4 of 4)

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Hidden Dangers in Popularity of Mindfulness

Hanuman Goleman asked leaders who are shaping the mindfulness movement to offer a more nuanced survey of the mindfulness landscape.

Juliet Adams is the author of Mindfulness at Work for Dummies. She is also the founder of Mindfulnet.org; and director of A Head for Work, a leadership and workplace productivity firm.

In her final conversation, Juliet explores the pitfalls of both watered-down and hard-core mindfulness instruction.

What is Mindfulness? podcast

The What is Mindfulness podcast series features new and exclusive interviews from individuals with decades of experience in teaching and studying mindfulness. The goal is to offer answers to questions about the practice from an array of perspectives and backgrounds.

 

About What is Mindfulness podcast

Contributors to the podcast series will include:

 

Ep 146: Rick Hanson – Hidden Dangers in Popularity of Mindfulness (4 of 5)

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Hidden Dangers in Popularity of Mindfulness

Hanuman Goleman asked leaders who are shaping the mindfulness movement to offer a more nuanced survey of the mindfulness landscape.

Rick Hanson is a psychologist and Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. He is also the best-selling author of Buddha’s Brain and Hardwiring Happiness.

In this fourth conversation, Rick explains why he isn’t afraid of the growth of Mindfulness, and wants to remind you that Mindfulness isn’t the entirety of Buddhism.

What is Mindfulness podcast

The What is Mindfulness podcast series features new and exclusive interviews from individuals with decades of experience in teaching and studying mindfulness. The goal is to offer answers to questions about the practice from an array of perspectives and backgrounds.

Rick Hanson is a psychologist and Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. He is also the best-selling author of Buddha’s Brain and Hardwiring Happiness.

In this first conversation, Rick thinks here-and-now mindfulness is cool, but it’s much more profound and active than that.

About What is Mindfulness podcast

Contributors to the podcast series will include:

More Podcasts with Rick Hanson

What is Mindfulness?

The relationship between meditation and mindfulness

Role of mindfulness in your training

Judging yourself for having judgement

More from Rick Hanson

Managing the caveman brain in the 21st century

Building confidence: a pillar of well-being

Ep 139: Joseph Goldstein – The relationship between mindfulness and meditation? + Hidden dangers in growing popularity of Mindfulness? (2 of 4)

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Hanuman Goleman asked leaders who are shaping the mindfulness movement to offer a more nuanced survey of the mindfulness landscape.

Joseph Goldstein is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts; author of numerous books on meditation and Buddhism; and has been leading insight and lovingkindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974.

In this second conversation, Joseph celebrates the capacity of mindfulness to cultivate awakening and laughs about being mindful not to get too attached to one way of developing mindfulness.