Meditation Is A Blunt Instrument

With his usual wit and humor, David discusses the feelings of sensitivity and vulnerability that arise when one begins a regular meditation practice.

Meditation Without Goals

In a talk at the New York City Shambhala Center, David discusses meeting our minds in meditation without judgment or bias.

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.