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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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United States

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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. 26 – Amber Scorah

10/14/2019
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Ethan welcomes author Amber Scorah to The Road Home for a conversation about her exit from the Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the ‘partial cults’ we can all find ourselves trapped in.

Duration:00:56:43

Ep. 25 – Solving the Puzzle with David Nichtern

10/1/2019
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Ethan welcomes back David Nichtern to the Road Home to talk about creativity, spirituality, and livelihood, and how we can fit together the pieces of our life puzzle.

Duration:01:01:14

Ep. 24 – The Inner Work of Racial Justice with Rhonda Magee

9/16/2019
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This time on The Road Home Podcast, Rhonda Magee joins Ethan for a conversation about where mindfulness and meditation practices fit into our work in the world, our society and the justice system that governs us. Rhonda Magee is Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco and is an internationally-recognized thought and practice leader on integrating Mindfulness into Higher Education, Law and Social Justice. Keep up with Rhonda online at rhondavmagee.com.

Duration:00:51:29

Ep. 23 – Cultivating Confidence with Sharon Salzberg

9/4/2019
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Sharon Salzberg joins Ethan Nichtern for an exploration of the ways we can develop our confidence through the practices of mindfulness and meditation. Recorded at the Garrison Institute, Sharon and Ethan share insight into the eight vicissitudes from the Buddhist tradition. Looking at how the vicissitudes can help us move away from the traps our ego and walk through life with confidence that comes from clear perspective and skillful action.

Duration:00:46:05

Ep. 22 – Sebene Selassie

8/12/2019
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Dharma mentor and writer Sebene Selassie joins Ethan for a conversation that touches on engaging with injustice dharmically, the direction of Western Buddhism, and the search for belonging. Sebene is a dharma teacher, writer, coach, and consultant. She began studying Buddhism over 25 years ago and has an MA from the New School where she focused on race and cultural studies. She is the former Executive Director of New York Insight Meditation Center and is passionate about making the dharma...

Duration:00:52:30

Ep. 21 – The Dharma of Astrology with Juliana McCarthy

7/29/2019
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Astrologer Juliana McCarthy joins Ethan for a conversation about the intersection of astrology and Buddhist practice. For almost twenty years, Juliana McCarthy has been studying and practicing Western Astrology, finding it to be a powerful tool for self-exploration and examining how we relate to others. She loves working with people to help them understand their authentic selves—their complexities, gifts, karma, and life paths. A longtime student of Tibetan Buddhism, Juliana is an avid...

Duration:00:47:36

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