09 Apr 2014
April 9, 2014

Featured Teacher: Sayagyi U Ba Khin

Sayagyi U Ba Khin′s aspiration was to give lay people, who lead busy and often unsettled lives, a tool to understand through practice the teachings of the Buddha. He knew that a working man would not be able to devote long periods in the forest to meditation. Therefore, he designed the Ten-Day Course and a.. read more →

02 Apr 2014
April 2, 2014

Featured Teacher: Lama Norlha Rinpoche

  Lama Norlha Rinpoche, an accomplished meditation and retreat master, is the abbot of Kagyu Thubten Chöling Monastery and director of Kyabje Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche’s Dharma centers in the eastern United States. Lama Norlha Rinpoche was born in 1938, in the Nangchen District of Kham, eastern Tibet. He entered Korche Monastery at the age.. read more →

26 Mar 2014
March 26, 2014

Featured Teacher – Jai Uttal

Jai Uttal is a Grammy nominated pioneer in the world music community. His eclectic east meets-west sound has put his music at the forefront of the world fusion movement. Jai Uttal’s musical roots embrace a rich variety of cultures and traditions that span the globe and the centuries. From the hillbilly music of the Appalachian.. read more →

19 Mar 2014
March 19, 2014

Featured Teacher: David Nichtern

  David Nichtern is a senior meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He has been the Director of Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont, Director of Buddhist Studies and Practice at OM Yoga Center, and Director of Expansion for Shambhala Training Int’l. David is also a.. read more →

THE SIXTEENTH GYALWA KARMAPA, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, was born in Tibet in 1924. He was recognized by the Eleventh Tai Situpa. Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje accomplished extensive retreats in his youth. His Holiness went on pilgrimage to Samye, Lodrak, and then to Bhutan. In 1945, Tai Situpa gave him full ordination vows and further comprehensive.. read more →

04 Mar 2014
March 4, 2014

Featured Teacher: Sri Ramana Maharshi

By incessantly pursuing within yourself the inquiry ‘Who am I?’, you will know your true self and thereby attain salvation. – Sri Ramana Maharshi  Ramana Maharshi (1879–1950) is widely acknowledged as one of the outstanding Indian gurus of modern times. He was born as Venkataraman Iyer, in Tiruchuli, South India. At the age of sixteen,.. read more →

26 Feb 2014
February 26, 2014

Featured Teacher: Lama Anagarika Govinda

Lama Anagarika Govinda (1898-1985), the founder of the Arya Maitreya Mandala, was a scholar, mystic, writer, painter and poet. As Robert Thurman remarks, Lama Govinda is “undoubtedly one of the West’s greatest minds of the twentieth century, among the Pantheon that includes with Einstein, Heisenberg, Wittgenstein, Solzhenitsyn, Gandhi, and the Dalai Lama.” (Introduction to The.. read more →

19 Feb 2014
February 19, 2014

Featured Teacher: Mirabai Bush

Mirabai Bush is a co-founder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and served as Executive Director until 2008. Under her direction, The Center developed its programs in education, law, business, and activism and its network of thousands of people integrating contemplative practice and perspective into their lives and work. Mirabai holds a unique.. read more →

12 Feb 2014
February 12, 2014

Featured Teacher: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Inspired by advocates of nonviolence such as Mahatma Gandhi, King sought equality for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and victims of injustice through peaceful.. read more →

05 Feb 2014
February 5, 2014

Featured Teacher: Meister Eckhart

“God does not look at what you do but only at your love and at the devotion and will behind your deeds…. He is concerned only that we shall love Him in all things.” The deeply influential German Catholic mystic theologian and spiritual psychologist Meister Eckhart (1260-1328) was the most illustrious spiritual instructor of his day… read more →