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Dharma Talk is a podcast with casual conversations about meditation, Buddhism, and mindfulness. Rather than formal dharma talks, OMD Dharma Talk offers the Buddhist teachings in a more casual manner.

Dharma Talk is a podcast with casual conversations about meditation, Buddhism, and mindfulness. Rather than formal dharma talks, OMD Dharma Talk offers the Buddhist teachings in a more casual manner.
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United States

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Dharma Talk is a podcast with casual conversations about meditation, Buddhism, and mindfulness. Rather than formal dharma talks, OMD Dharma Talk offers the Buddhist teachings in a more casual manner.

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English


Episodes

Spiritual Bypass – Tuning into Aversion

8/28/2019
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Today's episode of Dharma Talk covers the topic of spiritual bypass. Spiritual bypass is a term coined in the early 80's by John Welwood. John is a Buddhist teacher and licensed psychotherapist, and described spiritual bypass as a "tendency to use spiritual ideas and practices to sidestep or avoid facing unresolved emotional issues, psychological wounds, [...] The post Spiritual Bypass – Tuning into Aversion appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:32:13

Renunciation – A Greater Happiness

7/19/2019
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This week on Dharma Talk, the topic is renunciation. As verse 290 of the Dhammapada says: It is wisdom that enables letting go of a lesser happiness in pursuit of a happiness which is greater. We'll talk a bit about how clinging and attachment can cause suffering before moving into the benefits of renunciation in [...] The post Renunciation – A Greater Happiness appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:31:24

Mindfulness and Thinking

7/1/2019
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This episode of Dharma Talk covers a few different questions related to the thinking mind. Can we meditate with an active mind? What do we do with "negative" thoughts? Thinking is a huge part of our experience, and we can bring mindfulness to the experience in order to dramatically change our relationships to the thoughts. [...] The post Mindfulness and Thinking appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:32:46

Internal and External Resources

6/5/2019
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Today on Dharma Talk, we're discussing resources that we can build. We'll cover some of the traditional resources we build in dharma, as well as some that may be outside of the scope of traditional dharma teachings. Visit https://OneMindDharma.com/talk to subscribe via email, iTunes, YouTube, and more. You can also now listen on your Spotify [...] The post Internal and External Resources appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:31:04

The Process of Forgiveness

4/16/2019
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Today's topic is the practice and process of forgiveness. Matthew talks about self-forgiveness, forgiveness for others, and what it means to forgive. You can read our post at https://oneminddharma.com/forgiveness-exercises/ for some forgiveness exercises. Visit https://oneminddharma.com/podcasts/dharma-talk-2/ to subscribe, support, and learn more about the podcast! The post The Process of Forgiveness appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:39:50

Karma, the Law of Cause and Effect

3/25/2019
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Today I am talking a little bit about karma. This is an often misunderstood topic as far as dharma goes. I'll cover a bit about traditional teachings, and then go on to investigate how we can use our understanding of this teaching to cultivate some freedom in our lives. View the video at https://youtu.be/WuR27V-82ow. Visit [...] The post Karma, the Law of Cause and Effect appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:45:25

Our Relationships to Money

2/27/2019
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Today we are talking a little bit about money. This is a rich topic, and we're just brushing the surface. We will investigate a few things the Buddha said about money and wealth, as well as what it means to really look at our relationship to money with some mindfulness. Visit https://oneminddharma.com/talk to subscribe to [...] The post Our Relationships to Money appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:39:06

Investigating Equanimity

2/20/2019
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Here we are! The first real episode of Dharma Talk :) Today, the topic is equanimity. I cover a few foundational pieces about equanimity, how we cultivate this quality, and few of the subtleties. You can visit https://oneminddharma.com/talk to learn more about the podcast and how to stay updated, and don't forget to reach out [...] The post Investigating Equanimity appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:41:42

Dharma Talk is Back

2/16/2019
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Welcome back! This week, we just offer a quick re-introduction to how Dharma Talk works, and answer a few questions about practice. The post Dharma Talk is Back appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:19:01

5 Important Figures in Early Buddhism

4/19/2018
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Today we are talking about five people from the early days of Buddhism that you should know! Learn a bit about Buddhist history and the people who supported the teachings. The post 5 Important Figures in Early Buddhism appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:33:33

A Brief Look at Siddhartha Gautama

4/5/2018
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Today Matthew talks about the life of Siddhartha Gautama, and how he grew to become awakened. You can read more at https://oneminddharma.com/siddhartha/. The post A Brief Look at Siddhartha Gautama appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:20:42

Pain, Suffering, and Questions

1/30/2018
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Check out our new episode of Dharma Talk! We discuss pain vs. suffering, and the quote “Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.” We then take some questions via Instagram, including questions about vegetarianism, encouraging a teenager to meditate, and dealing with pain while sitting in practice! Support this podcast by visiting https://www.patreon.com/oneminddharma. The post Pain, Suffering, and Questions appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:20:55

The Benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness

1/5/2018
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Today we are talking about some of the benefits of meditation practice. This comes from our recent post at https://oneminddharma.com/benefits-of-meditation/ which covered a handful of research studies on mindfulness and meditation. We cover a few different areas: physical benefits, psychological benefits, cognitive benefits, and social benefits. You can read the post for cited sources, and visit www.OneMindDharma.com for more information on meditation! The post The Benefits of Meditation...

Duration:00:30:47

Interconnectedness

7/28/2017
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Today we chat about interdependence and interconnectedness, and how we see them both in our daily lives! The post Interconnectedness appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:23:32

Curiosity on the Path

5/23/2017
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This is an episode of Dharma Talk in which we discuss curiosity, and it’s role on the path. The post Curiosity on the Path appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:20:49

What are Emotions?

5/7/2017
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Today we discuss what exactly emotions are, both from a psychological perspective and our own experience in meditation. The post What are Emotions? appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:27:22

Tuning into Joy

4/15/2017
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Today we talk about our relationship to joy and how we can tune in with mindfulness to the happiness we experience. This episode is supported by our friends at MetaFi, a new mobile app that we both use and love! Check out their app in your app store by searching “MetaFi,” or visit them at www.MetaFi.me! The post Tuning into Joy appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:20:37

What Type of Meditation to Sit With?

3/16/2017
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This week on Dharma Talk we discuss a common question we hear in our groups: How do we know what we should be doing in meditation? Should we sit in concentration, mindfulness, compassion, or forgiveness? We offer our thoughts on this question, what has worked in our own lives, and what you may try investigating for yourself! Remember to please visit www.OneMindDharma.com/support to find out about the different ways in which you can support One Mind Dharma with our work and offerings! The...

Duration:00:17:24

What is Wise Effort?

2/19/2017
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Today we discuss wise effort, and how we can use this teaching in our meditation practice and daily lives. Visit www.OneMindDharma.com/talk to subscribe and more! The post What is Wise Effort? appeared first on One Mind Dharma.

Duration:00:19:52