Who Is Sitting On My Cushion? (Part 1)

At a Weekly Dharma Gathering at the NY Shambhala Center, David leads a guided meditation on looking for the "self".

Who Is Sitting On My Cushion? (Part 2)

After guiding a meditation based on finding the self, David discusses with students at the New York Shambhala Center what they found. Click here for Part 1.   Interested in…

What is the Buddhist View on Death & Impermanence

David Nichtern discusses the Buddhist view of death and how impermanence permeates our life at every level.

First Thought, Best Thought

When we have some creative impulse, insight, or intuition, where does that come from? Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, explains.

What is Enlightenment?

In this brief segment David Nichtern discusses the enlightened qualities that Buddhists cultivate in meditation practice.