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Ethan Nichtern



Ethan Nichtern is a Buddhist author, yogi, musician, and teacher of meditation and Buddhist psychology around the world. He has studied in the Shambhala and other Tibetan traditions, as well as Theravadan and Soto Zen Buddhism. He taught for many years at the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York.

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Buddhist “One City” Author Ethan Nichtern Interview

This is a fascinating and personal discussion of Nichtern’s idea of interdependence, as well as an enlightening conversation about Eastern ideas in general, such as Buddhism and meditation.

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One City: A Declaration of Interdependence

What you wear. What you say. What you think/ignore/buy/don’t buy... Welcome to One City-Population: Everyone—where EVERYTHING you do matters. You’ve lived here your whole life, whether you know it or not.

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The Dharma of the Princess Bride

In The Princess Bride, outcasts and loners find true friendship. Drawing on the classic film, Ethan Nichtern offers Buddhist teachings on how to make friends with yourself and others.

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Ep. 60 Time Management for Mortals With Oliver Burkeman

Ethan Nichtern speaks with Oliver Burkeman about his new book, Four Thousand Weeks, and how a constant emphasis on productivity prevents us from being in the present moment.

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One City: A Declaration of Interdependence | Ethan Nichtern | Talks at Google

The Authors Google program was pleased to welcome Ethan Nichtern to Google’s New York office to discuss his book, “One City: A Declaration of Interdependence.”

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Tonglen: In with the Bad, Out with the Good

“Accepting and sending out” is a powerful meditation to develop compassion—for ourselves and others. Ethan Nichtern teaches us how to do it in formal practice and on the spot whenever suffering arises.

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Ep. 32 Simran Sethi

On this episode of The Road Home, journalist Simran Sethi joins Ethan Nichtern for a conversation about her work with environmentalism and agricultural biodiversity.

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Ep. 31 Making a Sustainable Meditation Practice

On this episode of The Road Home, Ethan Nichtern talks about making a sustainable meditation practice and overcoming some of the obstacles that can block your progress.

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Ep. 30 Leadership and the Art of Growing Up With Jerry Colonna

This time on the Road Home Podcast, Ethan Nichtern is joined by leadership coach Jerry Colonna for a conversation around balancing leadership and wealth with the principles of mindfulness and spiritual practice.

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Ep. 29 Understanding Racial Conditioning With Ruth King

Dharma teacher and author Ruth King joins Ethan Nichtern for a conversation around diversity in spiritual communities, white privilege and guilt, and understanding racial conditioning.

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