The Road Home with Ethan Nichtern
By Be Here Now Network
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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.
||CleanEp. 7 – The Future of Shambhala||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 leadership and awareness towards marginalization in Shambala and other spiritual communities. Join these four for an honest reflection of missteps taken and the opportunity for moving forward with greater accountability, transparency and parity among all members of the Sangha. For a more comprehensive understanding about the allegations against Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche we invite you to read coverage from Tricycle Magazine: Allegations Against Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Lions Roar: Misconduct by Leader of Shambhala Community. You can also find Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s full letter to the Shambala community around the allegations: To the Shambhala Community If you would like to share your thoughts with Ethan on all that has unfolded or would like to hear more from him on stepping down as Shastri and Ethan’s ongoing involvement in the Shambala community, please click here: Stepping Down As “Shastri,” Staying For The Shambhala Community Join Ethan, Shanté, David and Joy Gutierrez at the Shambhala Center of NYC on November 20 at the Weekly Dharma Gathering for a continuation of this conversation about the future of Shambhala. Find more information and resources here: https://beherenownetwork.com/the-road-home-ep-7-the-future-of-shambhala/||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6 – Sharon Salzberg||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 lives and in the world, December 14, 2018—December 16, 2018 at the Garrison Institute: Real Change||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5 – Roshi Joan Halifax||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/||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4 – Dr. Miles Neale||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 a licensed psychotherapist in private practice, international speaker, and faculty member of Tibet House US and Weill Cornell Medical College. Miles is the author of Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human along with its audio companion of guided meditations The Gradual Path (Sounds True, 2018), which support the Kopan Nunnery in Nepal. Learn more at milesneale.com.||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3 – No Such Thing As A Relationship Expert||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.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2 – Kate Johnson||Ethan sits down with Kate Johnson for a conversation around dharmic social action, compassionate communication and practicing different modalities of mindfulness and meditation.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1 - Introducing the Road Home Podcast with Ethan Nichtern||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.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Buddhism for the 21st Century
Ethan Nictern brings Buddhism into the 21st century with articulate insight, timely storytelling, and a dash of humor. Highly recommend this podcast for the spiritual seekers of the modern day.
Well done first episode. Let’s see where it goes