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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)

Taoist Sexual Secrets

Tami Simon speaks with Rachel Carlton Abrams and Lee Holden. Rachel is a medical doctor, specializing in family medicine, and the author of The Multi-Orgasmic Woman and The Multi-Orgasmic Couple. Lee is a licensed acupuncturist and an internationally known instructor in meditation, t’ai chi, and qi gong. Rachel and Lee discuss the wisdom of ancient Chinese Taoist sexual secrets, and how we can apply these practices to enhance the flow of sexual energy in our bodies. (48 minutes)

Sharon Salzberg: Beginning Anew

Tami Simon speaks with Sharon Salzberg, one of America’s leading meditation teachers, about some of the insights she has had in her nearly four decades of practice. Sharon is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts and is the author of many books, including The Kindness Handbook, as well as several Sounds True audio learning programs, including Guided Meditations for Love and Wisdom. (48 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)

Jack Kornfield: Difficult Times and Liberation

Tami Simon speaks with Jack Kornfield, the author of The Wise Heart and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. Kornfield reflects on four decades of personal meditation practice and how this has informed how he works with students. He also explores how Buddhist insights can help us during challenging times, whether or not it is possible or not to be liberated even in spite of our neurosis, and what he means by “the crystal of liberation.” (48 minutes)

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