Contemplative Studies Program Blog
The Sacred Speaks Podcast #77 | Gradual Awakening, Jung & Psychedelics Mar 12, 2022

 In this episode of the Sacred Speaks podcast, Miles Neale talks to host John Price about  his early training, teachers, and practice tracing the path of his development as a psychotherapist and teacher of Buddhism.

They discuss the Four Noble Truths, the...

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The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Feb 07, 2021

In the first foundation of mindfulness the benefit or the hallmark is achievement of stability and vividness or pliancy. In the second, you have response flexibility. In the third, you have meta cognitive awareness and in the fourth, you have what we're calling meta cognitive insight. You can...

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Finding a Qualified Dharma Teacher Feb 05, 2021

I think it actually requires much more maturity to be able to stay in the hot pocket of understanding the virtue of this institution and how the lama arrangement works and the qualities of seeking a master that's truly qualified and also recognizing all the malarkey and all the nuance and...

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