Wisdom Dharma Chats

With Host Daniel Aitken

Wisdom CEO and Publisher

Have you ever wished there was a talk show that featured all Buddhist guests?

Would you like to take part in intimate conversations with some of the most interesting minds in the Buddhist world? Would you like to be the first to hear what they’re currently working on, what their practice looks like, what they’re thinking about these days? Would you like the opportunity to ask them questions and receive their guidance on how to live a more inspired life?

If so, we’d like you to join us for Wisdom Dharma Chats. Taking place on Wednesdays over Zoom, the Dharma Chats are a special live video version of the popular Wisdom Podcast (which has 1 million downloads and counting). We think you’ll leave the Dharma Chats feeling energized and newly inspired to practice and follow your own spiritual path.

Each Wisdom Dharma Chat 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. These chats are followed by a Q&A session in which you can ask your own questions to our guests. Episodes have featured guests like Robert Thurman, Ven. Robina Courtin, and Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. See below for this week’s special guest and to watch previous episodes! 

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Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. EDT


Join us and our special guest, H. E. Khangser Rinpoche, on Saturday, July 20 at 7:00 PM EDT for a special episode of Wisdom Dharma Chats filmed in New York City with a live studio audience. Please note this is not the normal day and time of our typical Wisdom Dharma Chat events. At the age of five, H.E. Khangser Rinpoche was recognized as the eighth reincarnation of Khangser Rinpoche. By 2005, he had earned both the Geshe Lharampa degree and a doctorate in tantra, both with the highest honors in the top division. Rinpoche is a great scholar who has achieved mastery in both the Gelug and Nyingma Buddhist traditions. In 2023, Rinpoche came in line to one day become the Gaden Tripa, the supreme head of the Gelug lineage, which is considered the largest school in Tibetan Buddhism. During this Wisdom Dharma Chat host Daniel Aitken and Rinpoche will discuss and celebrate his new release A Monk’s Guide to Finding Joy and much more.

This is a live event that will have both an in-person and Zoom audience. Seats are limited for both so please be sure to register. 

To register to watch this Wisdom Dharma Chat live over Zoom, register below.

To attend this Wisdom Dharma Chat in person at 132 Perry St. #2B, New York, NY 10014, reserve your ticket here. Seats are limited. Please only reserve a ticket if you plan on coming in person.


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head shots of Dharma Chats guests Malcolm Smith, Thubten Chodron, Robert Thurman, Robina Courtin, and John Dunne


We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing some amazing people so far. You can click the links below to watch past Dharma Chats with world-class scholars, teachers, practitioners, and artists. And you can return to this page at any time to find the latest recordings when they’re released. Watch now by clicking the links below. 


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Daniel T. Aitken

heat shot of Daniel AitkenDharma Chats are hosted by Daniel Aitken, Wisdom’s CEO & Publisher, who many of you will know as the Wisdom Podcast host. Bringing to the table his own experience as a longtime practitioner with a PhD in Buddhist philosophy, Daniel creates conversations filled with engaging stories and inspiring practice guidance. Join Daniel in conversation with some of the most fascinating people in the Buddhist world, who will answer your questions and give you guidance for living an inspired life.


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