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Against the Stream Nashville's podcast offers an assortment of talks given on topics as they relate to Buddhist practice. Andrew Chapman and other group facilitators share their experience with Buddhist practice, specifically offering practical teachings and instructions for our everyday, ordinary, lives.

Against the Stream Nashville's podcast offers an assortment of talks given on topics as they relate to Buddhist practice. Andrew Chapman and other group facilitators share their experience with Buddhist practice, specifically offering practical teachings and instructions for our everyday, ordinary, lives.
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Against the Stream Nashville's podcast offers an assortment of talks given on topics as they relate to Buddhist practice. Andrew Chapman and other group facilitators share their experience with Buddhist practice, specifically offering practical teachings and instructions for our everyday, ordinary, lives.

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English


Episodes

Mindfulness of Mind: Emotions & The Stories They Tell

7/30/2018
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Andrew discusses how to work with difficult emotions and how to better understand the beliefs and stories that activate and perpetuate destructive emotions. Enjoy!

Duration:00:42:24

Scott Tusa & Andrew Chapman - Views... What are they good for?

7/15/2018
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Andrew Chapman and Scott Tusa discuss the role of View & Intention on the path towards liberation. Enjoy!

Duration:00:49:12

Guest Teacher - Scott Tusa - Working Skillfully With Emotions

7/13/2018
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Visiting teacher, Scott Tusa, speaks at Against the Stream Nashville, discussing Buddhist methods for working skillfully with emotions. Enjoy!

Duration:01:23:05

Mindfulness of Mind: An Overview

7/8/2018
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Andrew continues a non-traditional series of talks on the 4 foundations of mindfulness. In this episode, he discusses Mindfulness of Mind, looking at how the 3 poisons of greed, hatred, and delusion cloud our mind and perpetuate suffering in our lives.

Duration:00:47:31

Feeling Tone: Finding Contentment

7/1/2018
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Andrew offers another discussion on feeling tone, but diverts from the traditional discourses to discuss the importance of "finding contentment" through presence, awareness, and acceptance.

Duration:00:40:48

Feeling Tone: Working With Pain

6/24/2018
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Andrew provides a brief overview of the second foundation of mindfulness and provides some meditative techniques for working with pain.

Duration:00:32:57

Mindfulness of Body (Part 2): In The Buddha's Words

6/10/2018
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In this episode, Andrew expands on last week's talk, discussing the Buddha's instructions on establishing embodied awareness. He talks about mindfulness of body through the topics of "seclusion", "mindfulness of breathing", and "liberating insight".

Duration:00:37:57

Mindfulness of Body: 3 Benefits of Embodied Awareness

6/3/2018
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Andrew begins a series of talks on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. He kicks it off by discussing some practical benefits of living with embodied awareness.

Duration:00:43:25

Going Forth: From Home to Homelessness

5/27/2018
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Andrew gives a weird talk on the theme of "Going Forth: From home to homelessness", discussing how we can learn how to let go of societal expectations and live with more individual purpose and authenticity. Enjoy!

Duration:00:42:53

Wise Intention

5/27/2018
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Mikey Noechel discusses the Second Factor of the Eightfold Path, Wise Intention. Mikey specifically covers the intentions of renunciation, good will, and non-harming.

Duration:00:29:56

For The Purpose of Liberation

5/23/2018
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Andrew discusses the practice of mindfulness for the purpose of liberation! Enjoy!

Duration:00:35:30

Toxic Masculinity

5/21/2018
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In response to recent school shootings, ATS facilitator Mikey Noechel discusses the link between toxic masculinity and the national epidemic of school shootings. Mikey explores themes such as emotional detachment, hyper competitiveness, aggression, intimidation, violence, and sexual objectification, which help define toxic masculinity.

Duration:00:30:26

Knoxville - Buddhist Perspectives on Addiction & Recovery

5/20/2018
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Andrew shares an overview of Buddhist perspectives on Addiction & Recovery from a day workshop in Knoxville on 5/20/18. Enjoy!!

Duration:00:31:16

Asheville Retreat - Opening Talk

5/19/2018
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Andrew sets up some themes on awakening, wisdom & compassion for a day retreat in Asheville, NC on 5/19/18. Enjoy!

Duration:00:31:33

The Five Hindrances: Doubt

5/6/2018
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Andrew closes the final talk in a four part series on the Five Hindrances by discussing the topic of doubt. Depending on its application, doubt can be either a helper or a hindrance on the path of awakening. Enjoy!

Duration:00:45:02

The Five Hindrances: Lethargy & Restlessness

4/29/2018
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Andrew continues a series of talks on the Five Hindrances. This time, he discusses the mental qualities of lethargy & restlessness and some resources for working with these frequent and pervasive states of mind.

Duration:00:51:43

The Five Hindrances: Craving & Clinging

4/25/2018
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Andrew continues a series of talks on the Five Hindrances, discussing "craving & clinging".

Duration:00:43:56

The Five Hindrances: Aversion, Anger, & Resentment

4/22/2018
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Andrew begins a series of 4 talks on the Five Hindrances. This talk explores the mental states of aversion, anger, & resentment. Sorry for the shitty sound quality on this one ;)

Duration:00:45:17

Guided Meditation: Integrating Heart & Mind

4/21/2018
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Andrew offers a guided meditation from a Day Retreat on 4/21, "Integrating Heart & Mind".

Duration:00:27:36

Guided Meditation: Finding A Ground

4/21/2018
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Andrew Chapman offers a guided meditation from a Day Retreat on 4/21/18, "Finding A Ground".

Duration:00:23:58