Open Mind

Series produced by The Tibet Connection

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A look at psychology, happiness and meditation from a Buddhist POV

This series of 6-to-7-minute segments examines practical topics in psychology, happiness and meditation from the point of view of the Buddhist approach. Suitable for a general audience, this series aims to provide useful information for day-to-day well-being.

10 Pieces

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Caption: Venerable Aileen Barry, Buddhist nun, Credit: Liberation Prison Project
Venerable Aileen Barry, a Buddhist nun from Ireland and for­merly of the Liberation Prison Project in Australia, talks about spir­i­tu­al­ity behin...

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: Mar 03, 2012
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Buddhist nun, meditator and author, Credit: Photo © Peter Aronson
This month on Open Mind, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, a Buddhist nun and author, joins us once again to talk about our sense of self?—?what’s healthy, wh...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:57
Caption: Ruth Sonam, translator
A look into the art of trans­lat­ing -- bridg­ing the gap between a bril­liant teacher speak­ing Tibetan and his English-speaking stu­dents -- in a...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:05
Caption: Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Credit: [PHOTO CREDIT REQUIRED] ©2009 Peter Aronson
A contemplative nun who spent 12 years meditating in a cave high in the Himalayas offers her views on human potential.

  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:52
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An audio postcard from a meditation center in the Himalayas. Several foreign tourists who've just completed an introductory course and talk about w...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 08:16
Caption: James Neal, former Buddhist monk, Credit:
A former Buddhist monk debunks some meditation myths.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2011
  • Length: 06:58
Caption: Venerable Robina Courtin, Buddhist nun, Credit:
What's the difference between an addict's mind and our own? According to the Buddha, not much… We're all addicted to all kinds of things. So says V...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio

  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 07:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Venerable Geshe Lhakdor, Credit: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives
The Dalai Lama's former religious assistant and translator gives practical tips on how to spot a fake guru.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 06:45
Caption: Venerable Rita Riniker, Credit:
From the point of view of Buddhist psychology, depression stems from unrealistic expectations in life. By adjusting our expectations we can better ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Dec 14, 2010
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Geshe Kelsang Wangmo, Credit: Peter Aronson
A big milestone for women in Tibetan Buddhism, as a nun is recognized with a prestigious Buddhist academic title for the first time ever. TWO VERSI...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:06