In this brief video, David discusses the importance of starting with ourselves as the foundation for compassion and working with others.
Mindfulness (or “shamatha” in Sanskrit) meditation is meant to increase awareness of the fact that the thoughts we spend all our time focusing on, negotiating with, responding and reacting to aren’t…
In this brief segment David Nichtern discusses the enlightened qualities that Buddhists cultivate in meditation practice.
When we have some creative impulse, insight, or intuition, where does that come from? Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, explains.