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The Everyday Sublime podcast explores a full spectrum spirituality. Each week begins with a dharma talk, and each month Josh has an in-depth conversation with a thought leader in the field. As Stephen Batchelor says, "the mystical does not transcend the world, but saturates it." www.joshsummers.net

The Everyday Sublime podcast explores a full spectrum spirituality. Each week begins with a dharma talk, and each month Josh has an in-depth conversation with a thought leader in the field. As Stephen Batchelor says, "the mystical does not transcend the world, but saturates it." www.joshsummers.net

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United States

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The Everyday Sublime podcast explores a full spectrum spirituality. Each week begins with a dharma talk, and each month Josh has an in-depth conversation with a thought leader in the field. As Stephen Batchelor says, "the mystical does not transcend the world, but saturates it." www.joshsummers.net

Language:

English

Contact:

781-710-5215


Episodes

Back Seat Meditation | Dharma Talk with Josh

8/11/2022
"Yesterday's insights are like yesterday's fish, unrefrigerated." - Larry Rosenberg The post Back Seat Meditation | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:32:20

From Captive to Captivated | Dharma Talk with Josh

8/3/2022
Within the dream state, unless we're lucid, we tend to be held captive by the content of the dream. But in waking up, we open to the possibility of being captivated by experience. - Josh Summers The post From Captive to Captivated | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:31:41

Zhuang Zi's Butterfly Dream | Dharma Talk with Josh

7/27/2022
"I, Zhuang Zi, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was Zhuang Zi. Soon, I awakened and there I was, veritably myself again. Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man." - Zhuang Zi The post Zhuang Zi’s Butterfly Dream | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:37:14

Mindfulness of Breathing and Beyond | Talk and Guided Meditation with Josh

7/21/2022
"Mindfulness is remembering how to observe the mind's attention as it moves moment-to-moment and remembering what to do with any arising phenomena!" - Bhante Vimalaramsi The post Mindfulness of Breathing and Beyond | Talk and Guided Meditation with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:50:16

From the Pit of the Belly | Short Reflection with Josh

7/12/2022
"You must realize that the center of the universe is the pit of your belly." - Harada-roshi The post From the Pit of the Belly | Short Reflection with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:27:31

Ballast in the Storm | Short Reflection with Josh

6/28/2022
"We can and must, each of us, individually, be a ballast, a reminder of what is good and right, of peace and justice, of supporting the environment, of trusting in individual experiences, voices, choices and stories." - Nadia Colburn The post Ballast in the Storm | Short Reflection from Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:16:58

Bahiya's Burning Doubt | Short Reflection with Josh

6/21/2022
"Then, Bahiya, you should train yourself thus: In reference to the seen, there will only be the seen. In reference to the heard, only the heard. In reference to the sensed, only the sensed. In reference to the cognized, only the cognized. That is how you should train yourself." - Buddha The post Bahiya’s Burning Doubt | Short Reflection with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:11:02

The Yin-Yang Heart | Dharma Talk with Josh

6/14/2022
"Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud." --Thich Nhat Hanh The post The Yin-Yang Heart | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:44:44

Compassion Amidst Crisis | Dharma Talk with Josh

6/7/2022
"It is not billionaires or technology that will save us, but instead a 'vitalist mass movement,' driven by human spirit that may actually be magical enough to change hearts and minds across the world." - Amitav Ghosh The post Compassion Amidst Crisis | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:51:09

Deracialization and Antiracism | Amiel Handelsman

5/31/2022
"Racial essentialism keeps racism alive. The more entrenched racial categories are in the public mind, the easier it is for white power advocates to use them for their own nefarious purposes--and for the rest of us to slip into old stereotypes and cognitive biases." - Amiel Handelsman The post Deracialization and Antiracism | Amiel Handelsman appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:01:36:39

Deracializing Consciousness | Dharma Talk with Josh

5/24/2022
"Because, as the first line of the Dhammapada says, 'All that we are is the result of what we have thought,' the transformation of 'sociological and psychological structures' must take place initially in our own minds - and those of others - if we truly hope to address the root cause of social suffering." - Charles Johnson The post Deracializing Consciousness | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:50:27

Enlightening Shadows | Dharma Talk with Josh

5/17/2022
"And if he were forcibly dragged up the steep and rugged ascent and not let go till he had been dragged out [of the cave] into the sunlight, the process would be a painful one, to which he would much object, and when he emerged into the light his eyes would be so dazzled by the glare of it that he wouldn't be able to see a single one of the things he was now told were real." - Plato, "The Republic" The post Enlightening Shadows | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:45:06

Culture Shock of Self | Dharma Talk with Josh

5/9/2022
In becoming aware of our conditioning, we can then practice ways of creatively establishing more skillful habits of relationship and engagement. - Josh Summers The post Culture Shock of Self | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:49:52

An Ancient City | Dharma Talk with Josh

5/3/2022
"I saw the ancient path, the ancient road traveled by the Perfectly Enlightened Ones of the past. And what is that ancient path, that ancient road? It is just this Noble Eightfold Path; that is: wise view, wise intention, wise speech, wise action, wise livelihood, wise effort, wise mindfulness and wise stillness." - The Buddha The post An Ancient City | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:57:15

On self-Fragility | Dharma Talk with Josh

4/25/2022
In awakening to our conditioning, just like the Buddha, we can creatively collaborate with new forms of conditioning informed by compassion and wisdom. - Josh Summers The post On self-Fragility | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:47:25

Functional Mushrooms for Functional Health | Alex Dorr

4/21/2022
"We share over 50% of our DNA with fungi. We're more closely related to fungi than plants." - Alex Dorr The post Functional Mushrooms for Functional Health | Alex Door appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:01:25:53

Seeing and Freeing Patterns | Dharma Talk with Josh

4/15/2022
With time, practice will reveal our unresolved wounds that are still wound within the conditions of original trauma. - Josh Summers The post Seeing and Freeing Patterns | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:46:37

Rooted For Wind | Dharma Talk with Josh

4/11/2022
The conscientious young monk Meditating three years alone Can no longer be moved By the four worldly winds. - from fictional Zen story told by Ajahn Brahm The post Rooted For Wind | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:41:18

An Empty Cup | Dharma Talk with Josh

4/4/2022
Like this cup, you are full of your own opinions and speculations. How can I show you Zen unless you first empty your cup? - Zen Master Nan-in The post An Empty Cup | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:42:19

Questioning Compassion | Dharma Talk with Josh

3/29/2022
Even as a mother protects with her life her child, her only child, so with a boundless heart should one cherish all living beings. - Buddha (from the Metta Sutta) The post Questioning Compassion | Dharma Talk with Josh appeared first on Josh Summers.

Duration:00:35:34