26 Weeks of Awakening

by Emily Strunk

Emily is a Buddhist who has been discovering her Buddha Nature and the path of awakening since 2006. 26 Weeks of Awakening is about discovering the basic human suffering that exists in life, becoming aware of where and why it exists, and practicing staying present despite the appearance of suffering. In 26 Weeks Emily will guide you on her self-discovery and practice of becoming a Bodhisattva and introduce you to the teachers a... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E17 - Week XII - We Are Not Our Moods ( Heightened Neurosis )

    S01 E17 - Week XII - We Are Not Our Moods ( Heightened Neurosis )

    Emily talks about learning to observe the emotions in the mind, and not becoming the emotions. In Buddhism, observation and mindful attentiveness is a practiced discipline, we embark on the beginning ideas of this this week.

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  • S01 E16 - Week XI - Training In Joy

    S01 E16 - Week XI - Training In Joy

    Emily talks about her struggle with learning how to connect with the joy inside while still living with fear, anxiety, and daily struggles. Learning how to be present and pay attention to the current moment, knowing that it is all...

    16:39
  • S01 E16 - Week X - Equanimity

    S01 E16 - Week X - Equanimity

    Equanimity is one of the Four Limitless Qualities as instructed by the Buddha. Emily Strunk talks about her struggle with developing equanimity and some of the tools she has used on her journey in Buddhism to contemplate and pract...

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  • S01 E14 - Week IX - Karma

    S01 E14 - Week IX - Karma

    This week Emily Strunk talks about Karma, and Karmic energy. - and a person's ability to transmute and transcend karnic consequences. Using as a resource, and discussion 7 Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra, Emily discusse...

    18:45
  • S01 E11 - Week VIII - Nirvana, The End of Suffering

    S01 E11 - Week VIII - Nirvana, The End of Suffering

    Nirvana is said to be a destination that we aspire to, and maybe akin to Heaven, in the Christian sense. This is not the case. Nirvana is a state-of-mind, and practiced way of living and being that ends all suffering for the pract...

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