Podcast(s)

On Dharma Phd (the podcast) we have lively conversations about the topics I’m exploring. All the bits of practice, scholarship, discourse, and teaching. Co-host on mic and interviews. Have a listen!

John Peacock's "Buddhism Before the Theravada" Part 5 (kind of) – EP6 Dharma PhD

Welcome to Dharma PhD! In this episode we talk about Paṭiccasamuppāda, Dependent Origination, using John Peacocks', "Buddhism Before the Theravada, Part 5" as a jumping off point. We talk about how Paṭiccasamuppāda, Dependent Origination, has myriad implications. And then we focus on just one implication, causing skillful behaviors and mental/emotinal states to arise by putting the conditions in place that encourage those behaviors/mental states to arise more spontaneously. Particularly we talk about environmental factors. A few things referred to: Bodhi College, an organization that teaches Secular Buddhism: bodhi-college.org. Stephen Batchelor's book After Buddhism. Leigh Brasington, a Jhāna teacher: leighb.com. The talk we're referring to: "Buddhism Before the Theravada, Part 5" (https://www.audiodharma.org/talks/2598). Bhikkhu Bodhi's book Reading the Buddha's Discourses in Pāli. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: https://bigthink.com/robby-berman/the-missing-apex-of-maslows-hierarchy-could-save-us-all. The 2,500 word blog post I referred to on a framework for thinking about the different implications of Paṭiccasamuppāda: https://dharmaphd.com/2021/09/27/parsing-pa%e1%b9%adiccasamuppada/. and finally, Alain de Botton's book: Religion for Atheists. *** A transcript of and link to John Peacock's talk is available here: https://dharmaphd.com/2021/09/28/john-peacock-buddhism-before-the-theravada-part-5-2011-09-04/ And a transcript of this podcast episode is available here: Want to get in touch? We'd love to hear from you! Email us at hello@dharmaphd.com.
  1. John Peacock's "Buddhism Before the Theravada" Part 5 (kind of) – EP6
  2. John Peacock's "Buddhism Before the Theravada" Part 4 – EP5
  3. John Peacock's "Buddhism Before the Theravada" Part 3 – EP4
  4. John Peacock's "Buddhism Before the Theravada" Part 2 – EP3
  5. John Peacock's "Buddhism Before the Theravada" Part 1 – EP2

I’m also exploring other formats: Buddha Bites is “60(ish) seconds of BuddhaMindfulness for your inner child.” Short and sweet, just the way you like it!

Buddha Bites EP55 – Learning From Your Own Experience Buddha Bites

Welcome back to Buddha Bites, bringing you delicious morsels of BuddhaMindfulness Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Want to reach out? We're over at dharmaphd.com. Thanks for listening!
  1. Buddha Bites EP55 – Learning From Your Own Experience
  2. Buddha Bites EP54 – Paying Attention After
  3. Buddha Bites EP53 – Paying Attention During

And I’m recording my live guided meditation sessions (meditations only, not discussion) and publishing them as a podcast: Guided Meditations with Shannon. If you’re interested in joining our sessions, send word!

Friendliness or Metta Meditation – EP66 Guided Meditations with Shannon

Friendliness or Metta Meditation. Recorded 2021-03-12. Offered with friendliness! If you listen to meditations on Insight Timer, you can check us out there, search for "Cultivate". Want to get in touch? We're over at http://www.dharmaphd.com.
  1. Friendliness or Metta Meditation – EP66
  2. Arrival Meditation – EP65
  3. Friendliness or Metta Meditation – EP64

Have a listen and let me know what you think. I’d love to hear from you.