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Shinzen Young



Shinzen Young is an American mindfulness practitioner in the Vipassana (insight) tradition of Buddhism and teacher, author, speaker, and consultant in the field of neuroscience research.

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Non-Dual Awareness — Shinzen Young

Shinzen shares how the use of "witness' and "non-dual" has various meanings to different people. He shares some of the ways in his mindfulness system that this may be interpreted and compares some of these experiences to examples from Patanjali's Yoga Sutras.

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Break Through Pain: A Step-by-Step Mindfulness Meditation Program for Transforming Chronic and Acute Pain

The newest treatment for pain is one of the oldest, most effective strategies for pain-free living; meditation. With Break Through Pain, meditation expert Shinzen Young teaches you how to retrain your relationship to pain through traditional meditation practices.

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The Quickest Way to Enlightenment ~ Shinzen Young

During a So. Cal. retreat, Shinzen gave a dharma talk on May 21, 2013, explaining how strong determination sitting - using the strategies he presents - can be a very quick way to enlightenment.

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What If You Have No Concentration? What Are the Benefits of Concentration? ~ Shinzen Young

This is part of an interview Shinzen Young did with Stephanie Nash in January 2009.

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Natural Pain Relief: How to Soothe and Dissolve Physical Pain with Mindfulness

The newest treatment for pain is one of the oldest, most effective strategies for pain-free living: mindfulness. With Natural Pain Relief, meditation expert Shinzen Young teaches you how to retrain your relationship to pain through traditional meditation practices.

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01:27:08

Enhancing Emotional Intelligence Through Mindfulness Practice, Shinzen Young

A Workshop for Professionals on How to Respond to Emotions Mindfully

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Lucid Dreaming and “Five Ways” Mindfulness Meditation ~ Shinzen Young

Shinzen answers the question from a student about lucid dreaming and his Five Ways approach to mindfulness meditation. He shares how he’s used the mindfulness techniques giving examples from his own dreams, including how he uses the labeling system and working with flow.

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How Do I Know Which Kind of Meditation Is Best for Me? ~ Shinzen Young

The purpose of this interview was to introduce people to meditation and/or to Shinzen in a more casual, talk-show type format - thus Steph is playing the role of non-meditating talk-show host while Shinzen maintains his role as insightful, innovative teacher who speaks from deep experience & wisdom.

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12:42

Mindfulness Strategies When Interacting with Others ~ Shinzen Young

Shinzen describes how to implement a mindfulness meditation technique when engaging with others and navigating through the world. "Being space moving through space."

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Late Night Sitting Can Change Your Life ~ Shinzen Young

Shinzen Young spoke of how late night sitting can restructure how you experience the world, during a recent Southern California retreat. An all-night “Yaza” (or night sit) was scheduled to begin right after his dharma talk. Many people decided to do it after hearing this description.

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