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The Sharon Salzberg Metta Hour features Buddhist philosophy in a practical, common sense vernacular. Sharon’s natural wisdom, sense of humor and the ease with which she translates these teachings forge an intimate connection with the listener. From everyday experiences to pithy revelations, each podcast is a journey on the path of self-discovery.

The Sharon Salzberg Metta Hour features Buddhist philosophy in a practical, common sense vernacular. Sharon’s natural wisdom, sense of humor and the ease with which she translates these teachings forge an intimate connection with the listener. From everyday experiences to pithy revelations, each podcast is a journey on the path of self-discovery.
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The Sharon Salzberg Metta Hour features Buddhist philosophy in a practical, common sense vernacular. Sharon’s natural wisdom, sense of humor and the ease with which she translates these teachings forge an intimate connection with the listener. From everyday experiences to pithy revelations, each podcast is a journey on the path of self-discovery.

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Episodes

Ep. 78 - How to Be Single and Happy with Dr. Jenny Taitz

8/6/2018
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For Episode 78 of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon speaks with Dr. Jennifer Taitz. Dr. Taitz is a board-certified cognitive-behavioral clinical psychologist, a certified dialectical behavioral therapist, and the author of two books: End Emotional Eating and How to be Single and Happy. Find show notes and links for this episode: https://beherenownetwork.com/metta-hour-ep-78-jenny-taitz/

Duration:00:52:12

Ep. 77 – Daphne Zuniga

7/23/2018
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For the 77th episode of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon chats with actress, activist and meditator, Daphne Zuniga. Daphne is beloved by generations of moviegoers for her performances in such classic films as Mel Brooks’ Spaceballs, as Princess Vespa, and The Sure Thing, in which she starred opposite John Cusack, and in television, she became familiar to millions of viewers for her role as Jo Beth Reynolds on Melrose Place. Daphne is a long-time meditator, who first came to the practice...

Duration:01:00:43

Ep. 76 – Finding the Space to Lead with Janice Marturano

7/9/2018
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In episode 76 of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon speaks in depth with colleague, Janice Marturano. Janice Marturano is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Mindful Leadership, a non-profit organization dedicated to training and supporting leaders in the exploration of mindfulness and its impact on the cultivation of leadership excellence.

Duration:00:52:59

Ep. 75 - His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

6/25/2018
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For episode 75 of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon shares a talk from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. In this 1979 talk at Insight Meditation Society, His Holiness looks at the potential for spiritual practice to transform ourselves and the world we live in. He reflects on Buddhist teachings that could most dramatically change the lives of Western practitioners.

Duration:00:44:52

Ep. 74 - Roshi Joan Halifax

6/11/2018
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For the 74th episode of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon speaks with Roshi Joan Halifax about cultivating the qualities of a compassionate life found in her newest book: Standing at the Edge.

Duration:00:46:31

Ep. 73 – Real Love Series: Alanis Morissette

5/28/2018
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For episode twenty of the Real Love Series of the Metta Hour podcast, Sharon has a candid conversation with Alanis Morissette. In this episode, Sharon and Alanis talk about addiction, creativity, meditation and love.

Duration:00:40:30

Ep. 72 - Tsoknyi Rinpoche

5/14/2018
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For episode 72 of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon speaks with one of her longtime teachers, Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Recorded live in Louisville, KY at the 2018 Festival of Faiths, this conversation touches on the theme of the 23rd annual festival 'Sacred Insight-Feminine Wisdom' as well as the topic of basic goodness and compassion.

Duration:00:50:25

Ep. 71 - Why We Practice with George Mumford

4/23/2018
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Live from the Garrison Institute, George Mumford joins Sharon for a conversation around why we practice and offers insight to those who are still new to meditation.

Duration:00:46:27

Ep. 70 – Real Love Series: Love Your Enemies w/ Lily Cushman

4/3/2018
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For episode nineteen of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon looks at how we can cultivate compassion for our enemies with Lovingkindness practice. This episode features kirtan lead by Lily Cushman who is the co-founder and director of the Brooklyn Yoga School, a donation-based center founded in 2010, and the Executive Assistant to Sharon Salzberg.

Duration:01:27:06

Ep. 69 – Real Love Series: Catherine Burns

2/28/2018
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For episode eighteen of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon speaks with Catherine Burns, from the Moth, about transforming our perspective and connecting with others through storytelling.

Duration:00:38:08

Ep. 68 - Real Happiness Meditation Challenge 2018

2/12/2018
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This week, Sharon explores the powerful tools of meditation at the launch of the Eight Annual Real Happiness Meditation Challenge. Whether you are brand new to meditation, or a longtime practitioner, Sharon offers down-to-earth expertise based on 40+ years of practical experience studying and teaching.

Duration:01:00:50

Ep. 67 – Real Love Series: Chodo and Koshin

1/22/2018
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For episode seventeen of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon shares a conversation with Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell and Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison from the New York Zen Center For Contemplative Care. Senseis Chodo and Koshin speak with Sharon about the way we relate to death and how Buddhist practice can prepare us for leaving this incarnation.

Duration:00:49:18

Ep. 66 - Real Love Series: Rev. angel Kyodo williams & Robert Wright

12/19/2017
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For episode sixteen of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon has a candid conversation with author Robert Wright and Reverend angel Kyodo williams around Buddhism, love and politics.

Duration:00:50:49

Ep. 65 - Real Love Series: Stephen Cope

11/27/2017
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For episode 15 of the Real Love Podcast Series, Stephen Cope joins Sharon for a conversation around the science behind loving-kindness practice.

Duration:01:03:29

Ep. 64 - Real Love Series: Dr. Dan Siegel

11/6/2017
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For episode 14 of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon speaks to Dr. Dan Siegel about the neuroscience behind love, relationships and awareness.

Duration:00:52:19

Ep. 63 - Real Love Series: Tim Ryan Pt.2

10/16/2017
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For episode 13 of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon continues her conversation with Congressman Tim Ryan about love in the political landscape.

Duration:00:49:01

Ep. 61 – Real Love Series: Tricycle Magazine

8/7/2017
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For the 11th episode of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon is interviewed by James Shaheen, the Editor and Publisher of Tricycle Magazine.

Duration:01:18:50

Ep. 60 – Real Love Series: Rosanne Cash

7/17/2017
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For the tenth episode of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon sits down with Rosanne Cash for a fascinating conversation about the intersection between love, creativity and music.

Duration:01:18:54

Ep. 59 - Real Love Series: Jack Kornfield

7/3/2017
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For episode nine of the Real Love Podcast Series, Sharon speaks with meditation teacher and author, Jack Kornfield. Sharon and Jack Kornfield originally met in the 1970s in Colorado and went on to found the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA along with Joseph Goldstein. In this episode, Sharon and Jack talk about their first meeting over 40 years ago, and how the landscape for meditation in the West has dramatically changed since that time. They also discuss Jack's new book "No Time...

Duration:00:45:53