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The Road Home podcast with Ethan Nichtern is a contemporary exploration of Buddhist teachings. Ethan Nichtern is a Shastri, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is currently a Senior Teacher in Residence for The Shambhala NYC community.

The Road Home podcast with Ethan Nichtern is a contemporary exploration of Buddhist teachings. Ethan Nichtern is a Shastri, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is currently a Senior Teacher in Residence for The Shambhala NYC community.
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The Road Home podcast with Ethan Nichtern is a contemporary exploration of Buddhist teachings. Ethan Nichtern is a Shastri, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is currently a Senior Teacher in Residence for The Shambhala NYC community.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 20 - Wholehearted with Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison

7/2/2019
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Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison visits The Road Home Podcast for a conversation about taking a wholehearted approach to our dharma practice.

Duration:00:53:15

Ep. 19 – Say What You Mean with Oren Jay Sofer

6/17/2019
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Oren Jay Sofer visits the Road Home Podcast for a conversation about integrating our spiritual practices into how we communicate. Oren Jay Sofer teaches mindfulness, meditation and Nonviolent Communication in both secular and Buddhist contexts. He is a long-time student of Joseph Goldstein, Michele McDonald, and Ajahn Sucitto, and a graduate of the IMS – Spirit Rock Vipasanna Teacher Training.

Duration:00:55:28

Ep. 18 – Peace in Schools with Caverly Morgan

6/3/2019
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Ethan Nichtern shares a conversation with Caverly Morgan about bringing mindfulness and meditation practices into the education system. Caverly Morgan is a meditation teacher, nonprofit leader, and visionary, blending the original spirit of Zen with a modern nondual approach. She is the Founder and Guiding Teacher of Peace in Schools, a nonprofit which created the nation’s first for-credit mindfulness class in public high schools, and Presence Collective, a community dedicated to igniting...

Duration:00:47:38

Ep. 17 – Advice Not Given with Dr. Mark Epstein

5/21/2019
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This week on The Road Home Podcast, Ethan shares a conversation with Dr. Mark Epstein about the intersection of Western psychotherapy and Buddhist psychology.

Duration:00:42:25

Ep. 16 – Reconnecting Body and Mind with Dan Cayer

5/6/2019
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Ethan Nichtern is joined by teacher, writer and speaker Dan Cayer for a conversation about what is possible when we bring the body and mind into balance. After developing a chronic pain condition, Dan Cayer used to dial a phone with his nose. His return from illness and pain, and his journey of openness and kindness is the subject of his forthcoming book, Don’t Get Better. Trained as a meditation and Alexander Technique teacher, Dan regularly leads workshops, retreats, and private...

Duration:00:47:14

Ep. 15 – David Nichtern

2/25/2019
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David Nichtern visits The Road Home Podcast for a conversation that explores the evolution of spiritual tradition, practicing in the modern era and balancing spiritual practice with our roles in life.

Duration:01:00:40

Ep. 14 – The Four Noble Truths of Love with Susan Piver

2/11/2019
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Ethan is joined by author and meditation teacher Susan Piver for a conversation about bringing the wisdom of Buddhist practice into our relationships. Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including her latest book The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships. Piver has been a practicing Buddhist since 1995 and graduated from a Buddhist seminary in 2004. She is an internationally acclaimed meditation teacher, known for her ability to...

Duration:00:49:43

Ep. 13 – Alice Wetterlund

1/28/2019
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Comedian and actress Alice Wetterlund shares a conversation with Ethan about the intersection between comedy and meditation, the practice of sobriety and cultivating self-awareness. Alice Wetterlund is a stand-up comedian, improviser and actor originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She performs regularly at all the UCBees as well as San Francisco’s Punchline, and LA’s Largo and The Hollywood Improv as well as festivals and clubs throughout the continent. She currently resides in LA with...

Duration:01:01:03

Ep. 12 – Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics w/ Dan Harris

1/14/2019
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Journalist Dan Harris joins Ethan for a conversation about sharing the possibilities of mindfulness practice with skeptics and the secular world.

Duration:00:57:52

Ep. 11 – The Three Levels of Real Change with Sharon Salzberg

1/3/2019
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Ethan rings in the New Year with old friend and colleague Sharon Salzberg, together they look at the three levels of spiritual practice that allow us to effect real change in the world.

Duration:01:00:55

Ep.10 – Direct Action is the New Kundalini

12/17/2018
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Ethan is joined by Kerri Kelly, Michael Kink and Charles Khan for a conversation about bringing our personal practice into the realm of direct social action.

Duration:01:01:31

Ep. 9 – Radical Dharma with Rev. angel Kyodo williams

12/4/2018
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Rev. angel Kyodo williams joins Ethan for a conversation around practicing radical Dharma, waking up to our privilege and bias, and finding opportunity for institutional change in our toxic political climate. As an ordained Zen sensei, Reverend angel Kyodo williams applies wisdom teaching to social issues and is a leading voice for Transformative Social Change. Both fierce and grounded, she is known for her willingness to both sit with and speak to uncomfortable truths. Find upcoming...

Duration:00:59:28

Ep. 8 - Mindful Parenting with Dr. Christopher Willard

11/19/2018
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This time on The Road Home Podcast, psychologist Dr. Christopher Willard shares a conversation with Ethan about how parents and children can wake up together. Find link and show notes here: https://beherenownetwork.com/ethan-nichtern-the-road-home-ep-8-mindful-parenting-with-dr-christopher-willard/ Dr. Christopher Willard currently teaches at Harvard Medical School and works part-time in private practice as a therapist. He also speaks to medical, mental health and educational professionals...

Duration:00:41:54

Ep. 7 – The Future of Shambhala

11/5/2018
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Ethan invites Aarti Tejuja, Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls and David Perrin to the show for an open discussion of the revelations which have recently transformed the Shambala community and together look forward to where they see the future of Shambala heading. The group examines the impact which allegations against former Shambala leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche of abuse and misconduct has had on themselves and the community. They examine questions of inclusivity, the responsibility of...

Duration:01:22:28

Ep. 6 – Sharon Salzberg

10/22/2018
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This time on the Road Home Podcast, Ethan catches up with longtime friend Sharon Salzberg. Their chat touches on the energy of our current political and social climate, bringing joy into our daily lives and practice, and what is necessary for making real change in the world. Listen to Sharon's bi-weekly Metta Hour Podcast on the Be Here Now Network and keep up with her events at sharonsalzberg.com. Come visit Ethan and Sharon for a deep conversation affecting positive change in our own...

Duration:00:48:57

Ep. 5 – Roshi Joan Halifax

10/8/2018
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Roshi Joan Halifax visits Ethan for a chat about the challenges and rewards of service work and the intersection of Dharma and social action. Find show notes and resources here: https://beherenownetwork.com/road-home-ep-5-roshi-joan/

Duration:00:42:09

Ep. 4 – Dr. Miles Neale

9/24/2018
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Ethan is joined by Dr. Miles Neale for a conversation about the intersection of Eastern and Western psychology and the challenge of effectively teaching contemplative practices in a way that is accessible to secular audiences. Find show notes and resources here: https://beherenownetwork.com/the-road-home-ep-4-dr-miles-neale/ Dr. Miles Neale is among the leading voices of the current generation of Buddhist teachers and a forerunner in the emerging field of contemplative psychotherapy. He is...

Duration:01:11:45

Ep. 3 – No Such Thing As A Relationship Expert

9/10/2018
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Ethan celebrates the release of The Dharma of The Princess Bride on paperback with a reflection on honoring our relationships and bringing our own culture into our spiritual practice.

Duration:00:29:45

Ep. 2 – Kate Johnson

7/3/2018
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Ethan sits down with Kate Johnson for a conversation around dharmic social action, compassionate communication and practicing different modalities of mindfulness and meditation.

Duration:00:52:06

Ep. 1 - Introducing the Road Home Podcast with Ethan Nichtern

5/31/2018
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Ethan has his agent, collaborator, and friend Lisa Weinert on the first episode of the show to introduce The Road Home Podcast and what it's all about.

Duration:00:56:20