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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The Neuroscience of Awakening (audio)
Pacifica Radio host Mitch Jeserich (KPFA FM, Berkeley) delves more deeply into meditation this time looking at it from a Buddhist perspective with Dr. Rick Hanson, author of The Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom as well as the voice and brain behind The Enlightened Brain: The Neuroscience of Awakening (7 CD box set), and American Vajrayana (Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche's Shambhala) Buddhist nun Ven. Pema Chodron ("How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind" 5 CD box set).
Meditation Teacher to the Stars
(HuffPost Live) His clients include overweight mogul Oprah, comedian Russell Brand, genius Martin Scorsese, and schlocky showman Dr. Oz, but renowned transcendental meditation teacher Guru Bob Roth also serves low-income and under-served communities by sharing his passion: TM. And he stresses that "Stress is the New Black Plague." The guru Roth joins Nancy Redd to explain the benefits of meditation for everyone regardless of socioeconomic status or prestige in society. More