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James Finley: The Axial Moment of Healing

Tami Simon speaks with Jim Finley, a clinical psychologist in Santa Monica, CA, and a Merton Scholar. Jim lived as a monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani with Thomas Merton for six years. He’s the author of Christian Meditation and The Contemplative Heart, as well as several Sounds True audio learning programs including Christian Meditation and Transforming Trauma with Caroline Myss. In this interview, Jim discusses the experience of the dark night of the soul and healing trauma. (54 minutes)

Hard Questions for a Vajra Master

Tami Simon speaks with Reggie Ray, a teacher carrying on the lineage of the great Tibetan Buddhist meditation teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a faculty member of Naropa University since its inception, and president and spiritual director of the Dharma Ocean Foundation based in Crestone, Colorado. He is the author of several books including Touching Enlightenment, as well as the Sounds True audio learning programs Meditating with the Body and Buddhist Tantra. Reggie answers a series of challenging and difficult questions from his student Tami. (52 minutes)

Caroline Myss: Healing Beyond Reason

Tami Simon speaks with Caroline Myss, a pioneer in the field of energy medicine. Caroline is a medical intuitive, mystic, and author of four New York Times bestsellers, as well as the Sounds True audio learning programs Energy Anatomy, Sacred Contracts, and Transforming Trauma. In this interview, Caroline discusses the nature of the soul and what it means to heal beyond reason. (55 minutes)

Seane Corn: The Empowered and Empowering Yogini

Tami Simon speaks with Seane Corn, an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher who has been featured in nearly fifty different print and broadcast media. An active humanitarian and advocate for social change, she has conducted humanitarian work in India, Cambodia, and Africa. In this interview, Seane discusses the deeper dimensions of yoga practice and her unusual life story as an empowered and empowering yogini. (58 minutes)

Tara Brach: Radical Acceptance

Tami Simon speaks with Tara Brach, an author, clinical pychologist, and founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (District of Columbia). She’s the author of the Sounds True audio learning program Radical Self-Acceptance: A Buddhist Guide to Freeing Yourself from Shame and Meditations for Emotional Healing. Tami and Tara discuss radical acceptance in the face of difficult emotions. (54 minutes)