The Wisdom Podcast

  • The Wisdom Podcast is a Buddhist podcast that features interviews with leading thinkers from the Buddhist world. Each episode takes you on a fascinating exploration of Buddhism and meditation as our guests share stories and discuss life-changing practices, timeless philosophies, and new ways to think and live. Episodes have featured guests like His Holiness the Karmapa, Bhikkhu Bodhi, Robert Thurman, Tara Brach, Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, and Jeffrey Hopkins. Please remember to give us a rating, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Thank you for listening!


    Venerable Robina Courtin: Understanding the Buddha’s Teachings for Ourselves

    For this episode of the Wisdom Podcast, host Daniel Aitken speaks with Venerable Robina Courtin, Australian-born Buddhist nun. Venerable Robina has led an extremely active and inspiring life—from her dynamic work as an editor of a wide variety of Buddhist books, to her Buddhist teaching activities that traverse the globe.

    In this lively episode, you’ll hear Venerable Robina share riveting stories from her early years as a young activist, when she was trying to figure out her own spiritual and political paths. You’ll also hear Venerable Robina discuss how to deal with anger, how to practice mindfulness, and how to understand karma, amongst many other topics.

    This episode was recorded as part of our new series, Wisdom Dharma Chats, where you can attend live video versions of the Wisdom Podcast from the comfort of your own home. Wisdom Dharma Chats also include a Q&A where you can ask questions directly to Buddhist teachers, practitioners and scholars.

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