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Stephan Bodian



Stephan Bodian is an internationally known American spiritual teacher and licensed psychotherapist. He is known for his teachings on non-duality, spiritual awakening, meditation, mindfulness, and the integration of Eastern wisdom and Western psychology. Stephan spent a decade practicing Zen meditation as a monk but left to begin a path of personal development, which led him to study psychology at Columbia University and Stanford. He leads retreats, offers counseling, and is the author of the well-known book Meditation For Dummies.

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Meditation For Dummies

Take an inward journey for a happier, healthier life Meditation has been used for centuries to reduce stress, increase energy, and enhance overall health and well-being―so it's no wonder more and more people in today's fast-paced and stress-centric world are adopting this age-old practice.

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Can’t Stop Thinking: How to Let Go of Anxiety & Free Yourself from Obsessive Rumination

In today’s world, it’s easy to get stuck in an endless loop of negative thoughts.

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Stephan Bodian on PBS - Meditation for All of Us - Intro - Clip 1

Excerpt from the PBS special Meditation for All of Us with Stephan Bodian- Clip 1

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Wake Up Now

In Wake Up Now, author Stephan Bodian--nationally recognized expert on meditation and spirituality and former editor-in-chief of Yoga Journal--reveals that spiritual awakening is not some faraway dream, or overly complicated to achieve, but an ever-present reality that is always available here and...

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Practicing Presence at the Holidays

As the old adage goes, if you think you're enlightened, go home to mom and dad and the rest of the family and see what happens. If you haven't completely released the grip of the past, it will surely come back to haunt you now.

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Not Knowing Is the Most Intimate

In this satsang, we explore the Zen teaching “not knowing is the most intimate” in light of our current situation. As always, the meeting features guided meditation, talk, and dialogue.

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Buddhism For Dummies

Your hands-on guide to this widely practiced and ancient religion Buddhism, one of the world's most widely practiced religions, is a fascinating yet complex eastern religion that is rapidly spreading throughout western civilization.

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Stephan Bodian on PBS - Meditation for All of Us - Clip 3

Excerpt from the PBS special Meditation for All of Us with Stephan Bodian - Clip 3

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Beyond Mindfulness: The Direct Approach to Lasting Peace, Happiness, and Love

Happiness is your birthright, your natural state. Beneath all the frightening or depressing stories you tell yourself lies a deeper level of intrinsic peace and well-being.

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Stephan Bodian - Counseling

An introduction to Stephan's approach to therapy.

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