Best Buddhist podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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Buddhist Geeks
Dharma in the Age of the Network
The Secular Buddhist is the official podcast of the Secular Buddhist Association, focusing on early Buddhist teaching and practice from a secular point of view.
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Dharma talks from the tradition of Buddhist meditation master Ajahn Brahm and Australian Forest Sangha of monks and nuns presented by the Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Early Buddhist MonkYour kind pilot, doctor, guide, helper, mother, drill, and foremost friend :-)
An anthology of Buddhist scriptures, appropriate as an introduction to its vast literature, or as a sampler for those who want to better understand Buddhism. The selections in this anthology are primarily from the Theravada school of Buddhism.
The intention is to awaken, enlighten, enrich and inspire. Timber Hawkeye, bestselling author of Buddhist Boot Camp and Faithfully Religionless, offers a secular approach to being at peace with the world, both within and around us. As the Dalai Lama says, "Don't try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist, use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are."
Talks given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre on Meditation and Buddhism
Past Dharma talks given at the Rime Buddhist Center.
Teachings and meditations from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Please make an offering.
This is a series of Vajrayana Buddhist Teachings given by Traktung Rinpoche. Content will include live recordings of Rinpoche teaching, music, video and animation.
Buddhist Geeks
Dharma in the Age of the Network
The Secular Buddhist is the official podcast of the Secular Buddhist Association, focusing on early Buddhist teaching and practice from a secular point of view.
This dharma talk was delivered at Marin Sangha on May 31, 2015. I was asked to talk about the Buddhist psychology of addiction. The talk covers quite a bit of ground including childhood trauma and its physiological and psychological role in teen/adult addiction. The talk also has instructions for landing in the aliveness of physicality as it is.
Interviews with Scholars of Buddhism about their New Books
Dharma Talks from the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan
A natural, pragmatic approach to early Buddhist teachings and practice
An digital archive of public events, lectures and dharma talks
Integrating Buddhism and the 12 Steps of recovery from any addiction. Techniques, principles, tips, reviews, meditations. Based on The 12-Step Buddhist (2009), Perfect Practice (2012) and The Power of Vow (2013). Visit for a vast library of teachings, free courses and more.
In the Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah, Ajahn Sumedho, and Amaravati Monastery
Featured Buddhist Episodes on Player FM
The Avatamsaka Sutra, Ten Grounds chapter. Sutra Text at
A natural, pragmatic approach to early Buddhist teachings and practice
Teachings and meditations from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Please make an offering.
Buddhist Voices
Contemporary voices, specially commissioned in-depth interviews and conversations from members of the Triratna Buddhist Community around the world, exploring the Buddha's teaching in modern times for modern lives!
Discourse, Discussion and Culture from the Buddhist Temple of Toledo
Buddhist Chanting
Set in traditional Pāli, the language of the Buddha, these morning and evening puja chants have been used for centuries to deepen faith, brighten the heart and prepare the mind for meditation. For more information, visit
Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century. Interestingly, it also compares and contrasts Buddhism with Christianity with respect to or in response to missionary work.
if not you then who - and if not now then when
This is the weblog for the Center for Buddhist Studies at Columbia University.
given at the Zen Buddhist Temples of the Buddhist Society for Compassionate Wisdom (BSCW). The BSCW is a North American Buddhist order founded by Ven. Samu Sunim, a Korean Zen master. The Society's Dharma work promotes the non-dual gate of awakening in everyday life. For more information, visit
A natural, pragmatic approach to early Buddhist teachings and practice
DharmaMind Buddhist Group Podcasts
Podcast by Sokuzan
The Avatamsaka Sutra, Ten Grounds chapter. Sutra Text at
given at the Zen Buddhist Temples of the Buddhist Society for Compassionate Wisdom (BSCW). The BSCW is a North American Buddhist order founded by Ven. Samu Sunim, a Korean Zen master. The Society's Dharma work promotes the non-dual gate of awakening in everyday life. For more information, visit
AathaapiTheravada Dhamma Portal to discuss and explore Dhamma for the people seeking the truth of life and their destiny as a guidance to practise Dhamma to seek liberation from this endless process of Samsara and to enjoy the Nibbanic peace within.May all beings be happy and well !May all attain their supreme goals in this very life !Saminda Chandranath Ranasinghe
This is a weekly show broadcast on Free FM, an access radio station proudly supported by NZ on Air.
Cantonese Buddhist Show. This is a weekly show broadcast on Free FM, an Access radio station proudly supported by NZ on Air.
Welcome to the Kinky Buddhist Podcast. Each episode we will focus on Buddhist concepts, topics, and teachings from a kink friendly, sex positive, alternative relationship point of view. This podcast is sponsored by the Erotic Awakening Podcast. The Erotic Awakening Podcast is an informative and entertaining exploration of all things erotic. From sacred sexuality to fetishes, Power Exchange and polyamoary, BDSM to erotic spirituality, non standard relationships to alternative love styles, as ...
The simple aim of this little book is to give so succinct and yet comprehensive a digest of Buddhistic history, ethics and philosophy as to enable beginners to understand and appreciate the noble ideal taught by the Buddha, and thus make it easier for them to follow out the Dharma in its details. In this book, information is presented in a catechism format: question and answer. The matter has been grouped within five categories, viz.: (1) The Life of the Buddha; (2) the Doctrine; (3) the San ...
The Buddhist Centre
News, event coverage, mantras and rituals, Dharma conversations among diverse voices from the Triratna Buddhist Community around the world, keeping you up-to-date with the latest in our sangha.
Dhamma Talks given every Sunday during the traditional three-month Rains Retreat between the full moons of July and October. A separate episode contains the Questions and Answers session with the audience that follows after each talk. Please check for the schedule around this period of the year.
Dhamma talks by Ajahn Viradhammo at Tisarana Buddhist Monastery. In the Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah, Ajahn Sumedho, and Amaravati Monastery.
Look! it's the science of sitting, No! it's the science of meditating, No! it's Zen. If you wanted to know anything regarding Zen Buddhism and you did not have the opportunity then here is your chance to listen to the wisdom of a Zen Buddhist Abbot who toured the United States in 1905-6 and most of the sections in this book were lectures that were given to the American Audience, which is why this work is nicknamed as "Zen for Americans.""The Zen that can be explained is not the Zen" said the ...
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Is it possible that meddling is just another narcotic, a way to escape having to face our own issues, insecurities, and shortcomings, by pointing out somebody else’s? If drama is an addiction, is mindfulness the cure?
621 Book Reflection - Siddhartha By Hermann Hesse Siddhartha, a story of the first Buddha, told by Hermann Hesse and still considered one of his most famous works to date. To write this book, apparently, Hesse, born in Germany in 1877, immersed himself in both Hindu and Buddhist scriptures. Mystified by Eastern religion and spirituality Hermann ...…
Alex a very experienced BuddhistTake us to another worldWith his famous chanting sessions
Nature is horrible, and civilization allows animals such as a cows, pigs, sheep, and humans to live in comfort and safety. Why, then, the persistent mytheme of humans being the defective additions to an otherwise perfect world?Jesus never baptized anyone with water so how did this become a staple of the Christian church, especially the Baptist ...…
Awakening is a natural process. The Theravada Buddhist tradition has a very clear model of the process of awakening. It includes four distinct stages of awakening. Awakening is often described in such extreme ways that meditators think it is something that may happen after decades of retreat practice. In fact, awakening is a natural process tha ...…
The Buddhist Society of Western Australia is honoured to guest speaker Professor Ajahn Dhammavihari give a Dhamma talk. Ajahn begins by talking about the Buddha’s first sermon. (13 June 2006). Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.
Ajahn Brahm talks about how Buddhism can solve all sorts of problems in the world. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.
Vi fick frågan på mail hur det är att vara buddhist i vardagen i Sverige. Detta är åter igen ett samtal mellan Anders Vilhelmsson Och Torbjörn Fugen Andersson där vi försöker belysa detta, att vara buddhist i sverige. Detta är vår syn på det hela. Det finns troligtvis lika många sätt att leva som buddhist i Sverige som det finns buddhister. Vi ...…
Today Pastor Mark Tiefel and Neal Radichel dig into the religion of Buddhism. The founder of Buddhism, Sidharta Gutama was a Hindu who developed Buddhism from Hinduism. Buddhism does away the caste system and offers a "fast track" to Nirvana. Buddhism has the four nobel truths and the nobel eigthfold path. These truths recognize the existence o ...…
Our Wild Life Bobbie Jo Abrams doesn't mind the camels in her kitchen or sloths in her living room. And she rather enjoys the kangaroos hanging onto her. Her new TLC hit series, Our Wild Life, is causing a lot of chatter about the 81 mostly exotic animals she shares her house with. She explains how she pays for her bizarre pet collecting habit. ...…
I love the Buddhist philosophy of choosing to be happy, by letting go of how you think things should be. Through training our minds, we can change our mental attitudes . Negative thoughts will not disappear on their own . We have to change them. Listen to this podcast for tips on how to achieve happiness, let go of suffering, pain and dissatisf ...…
The Buddha is said to have given 84,000 distinct teachings to groups, individuals and super beings such as gods, demons and the spirits of those lost between the bardos of life, death and dreaming during his 45 years of teaching In this week’s podcast Robert A.F. Thurman leads a close translation of The Jewel Rosary (Ratnāvalī aka Precious Garl ...…
After a week where two very famous and "successful" people committed suicide, I'm sharing how I understand suicide from the lens of yoga, Ayurveda, and Buddhist wisdom. I'm also sharing a meditation practice that's beneficial for feeling your connection to others and less alone in your pain.If you're experiencing issues or thoughts of suicide, ...…
Susan Piver is a New York Times bestselling author of 9 books and a renowned Buddhist teacher. This is Susan's second time on the show because we love her and her work so much. Her new book, The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships walks us through the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism as they apply to relationships. ...…
Thich Nhat Hanh’s book on Buddha’s life. How Buddha believed in Pantheism, that universe is the manifestation of God. If Einstein knew Buddhism better, he would have considered himself a Buddhist.
Tan Kaccana discusses the arising of faith, right view, and the noble search for the end of suffering. This talk was offered on June 10, 2018 at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery.
During a visit to Abhayagiri, Ajahn Jotipalo discusses the highs and lows of monastic life, reflections from the fire, and future plans. This talk was offered at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery on June 6, 2018.
How does someone go from being a revolutionary to a Buddhist? Resources:Healing Arts Touch
Dharma talk given by Sergio Moreno May 27th, 2018.
This is Episode 4 in the Saga of Rabban Sauma. After their 6 month rest at the oases of Khotan, Bar Sauma & Markos renewed their journey West. Cautious of the fighting taking place between Khubilai Khan and his cousin Khaidu, their guides escorted them around the regions of greatest threat, lengthening the journey by several weeks. They stopped ...…
An episode all about imagination! Love from the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Buddhist Monastery in Woodstock NY; the creative love story of Joanne and Fred Rogers; our narrative titled Can You Imagine?; and an off-the-hoof idea for a Deadwood sporting event: The Running of the Buffalo! CREDITS: ...…
Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.
I have a lot of gratitude for what today’s guest is about to share with you. She is going to be sharing about speaking to spirit, calling on greater guidance, and how we can be more connected. The reason I feel so grateful is that life has it’s fair share of ups and downs, opportunities for growth, and times we get called up to trust ourselves ...…
The guys bring back John Henry Sheridan to talk the connection between music and health, and give the first musical performance in the LFTP studio. Like our FB page: @survivalguyd @mrwest304 @westgard @topher1118
Buddhists the world over recently celebrated Vesak – a celebration and commemoration of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and death. In this episode of The Nobody Guide to Life, we delve into the Buddha’s life of imprisonment, escape, and discovery, and find inspiration in how his journey mirrors our own.We are all on a journey of discovery – ...…
Ep 18- Propaganda, mind control, Edward Bernays, Sigmund Freud, your TV is controlling you and the whole planet- we choose slavery- Wake up- read real books freedom
Ep 17- Mankind's true origins of civilization ancient Sumeria created Writing, agriculture, mathematics, the Anunnaki- open your eyes -turn off your TV
Cambodia is one of those places & this was one of those trips.... On this project I was lucky enough to hang with Buddhist Monks on a hilltop Pagoda outside of Battambang and document their prayer chants(featured in this vid) and rituals.
It was Vesak day on Tuesday and Ajahn Cittapalo joined us at AMG. Vesak Day commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha in the Theravada or southern tradition. Ajahn having attended Vesak celebrations at Dhammaloka on Sunday, where many people took refuge by becoming Buddhist, noticed that for many, the five precepts are ...…
From the Hive is a contemplative space where meditative practice meets mindful everyday living. Each episode has two parts, a conversation and a guided mediation. We are connecting you to various contemplative teachers, hearing their story, and sharing a meditative practice with them. If you don’t have time now to listen to everything, feel fre ...…
Our journey through the wilderness of change requires a deepened connection with God, self and others. We will try the Buddhist practice of Tong Len – the movement of compassion and grace into and out of the heart.
The first episode in this meditation series focuses on a 12th-century Japanese sculpture of the Amida Buddha in the Sam and Myrna Myers Collection. The Buddha, cast in bronze and slightly smaller than life-size, is seated in meditation. Amida Buddha, in the Japanese esoteric Buddhist tradition, is the “Buddha of the Western Paradise”; his follo ...…
Interview with Suvaco, Buddhist monk.
Doubt is often a regular internal narrative we have, but by practicing self compassion we discover the opportunities of love... Unclouded is your pocket wellbeing companion. This podcast is for those times when you need to cope with stress, sort out the clutter of your mind and find focus and happiness in the challenges of everyday life. Offeri ...…
Ajahn Sucitto describes how the pursuit of certainty and comfort acts as a barrier to the deep discharge of the pain of being. Discharge becomes available through allowing and handling the weight and intensities of unresolved dukkha. When approached with honesty and accuracy, there is the possibility to experience what is real, the unconditione ...…
Today Dr. Ken's guest is Royal Fraser. Royal ‘s early life experience exposed him to Chinese Medicine. His father was in the military and was sent to Korea, though Royal and his family couldn’t go, his father sent back stories, art and Zen Buddhist objects that spoke to Chinese Medicine and the riches of Korean culture. Later in New York City, ...…
Buddhist teacher Namgyel points out that “everything leans.”She frames this statement with the reminder, “[W]e live in a world where ‘it all depends’ and everything is influencing everything else. We might think we know something at one moment but everything is always interrupting and influencing and so it’s always changing. Life, as we know it ...…
In this special edition of our podcast our host Lodro Rinzler has the honor of speaking to Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche about his new book, "Training in Tenderness" where he addressed a question so many of us have on our minds: how can we keep an open heart given the stress and pain of society today? Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche grew up in a monastic e ...…
Welcome to the first show of 2018. We start tonights show with a chapter from William Woollard's book that sits alongside chapter 3, its a simple chapter about Nichiren Daishonin, the Buddha who’s teachings we follow. This is such a great book to give to friends and relatives who want to know more as it explains concepts in easy to understand e ...…
Weekly Spiritual Group Cultivation (SGC) on 20 May 2018 Vesak – The Celebration of Awakening Buddhists celebrate Vesak Day to remind ourselves of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and mahaparinibbana. Listen to what Ven Chuan Guan has to share on the importance of this day. Catch the full Youtube video at Come join ...…
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