Nature of Mind Podcast

di Nature of Mind

The mind is your most valuable asset and our most dangerous possession. It can be amazingly creative or terrifyingly destructive. Every experience we have, or could possibly have, is mediated through the mind. The health of our mind is the health of our life. From a Buddhist point of view our greatest danger is not realising the potential of our mind, and not finding ways of living out that potential. A season of events featur... Leggi dettagli

Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 1

  • S01 E07 - Peak Mind & Finding Your Focus: Amishi Jha with Amalavajra

    S01 E07 - Peak Mind & Finding Your Focus: Amishi Jha with Amalavajra

    Exploring how to develop a focused mind, Amalavajra interviews Amishi Jha -- a professor of psychology at the University of Miami. Drawing on cognitive neuroscience, Jha's research on attention, working memory, and mindfulness has...

    01:20:15
  • S01 E06 - Art, Culture, and Our Divided Brain: Iain McGilchrist with Maitreyabandhu

    S01 E06 - Art, Culture, and Our Divided Brain: Iain McGilchrist with Maitreyabandhu

    In the second interview with Iain McGilchrist, we continue to explore the idea that the mind can only be understood in the broadest possible context -- from our physical and spiritual existence, the wider human culture, and how th...

    59:11
  • S01 E05 - Consciousness and The Limits of Reason: Iain McGilchrist with Jnanavaca

    S01 E05 - Consciousness and The Limits of Reason: Iain McGilchrist with Jnanavaca

    In the first interview with Iain McGilchrist, we explore the idea that the mind can only be understood in the broadest possible context -- from our embodied existence, the wider human culture, and how these shape and mould each ot...

    54:09
  • S01 E04 - Past Life Memories and The Mystery of Death: Carol Bowman with Vajratara

    S01 E04 - Past Life Memories and The Mystery of Death: Carol Bowman with Vajratara

    After her son at age 5 shared memories of being a soldier in a previous life, Carol Bowman became fascinated with the topic of children's memories of past lives. This sparked a career researching the mystery of death and past life...

    01:15:49
  • S01 E03 - The Compassionate Mind and Its Enemies: Paul Gilbert with Maitreyabandhu

    S01 E03 - The Compassionate Mind and Its Enemies: Paul Gilbert with Maitreyabandhu

    As the founder of compassion-focused therapy (CFT), Paul Gilbert brings a fresh perspective on compassion as a source of courage and wisdom to address suffering. In this conversation with Maitreyabandhu, they explore how humans ar...

    01:22:03