Resources

“Since there is no escaping the matrix of our interdependence with others, we should strive for their happiness as much as our own.” – Dr. Miles Neale

Podcasts

  • Essence of Tibetan Buddhism: The Three Principal Paths

    Essence of Tibetan Buddhism: The Three Principal Paths

    In this four-class Buddhist Studies Series Dr. Neale distills the essence of Tibetan Buddhism based on the classic 14th century text Three Principal Paths (lam-tso nam-sum) by enlightened yogi-scholar Je Tsongkhapa.  Explore the meaning of Renunciation, Bodhicitta, and the Correct … Continue reading

  • Essence of Yoga: Foundation, Practice, Goal

    Essence of Yoga: Foundation, Practice, Goal

    In this four-class Buddhism and Yoga Series Dr. Neale distills the essence of Yoga through excerpts from the classic 2nd century text Yoga Sutras by Master Patanjali.  Explore how the path of Yoga views the nature of suffering and its … Continue reading

  • Scholar & Shrink Dialogues: Selflessness and Karma

    Scholar & Shrink Dialogues: Selflessness and Karma

    Dr. Miles Neale joins Buddhist teacher Ethan Nichtern for an interdisciplinary dialogue in this four-class Buddhism and Psychology Series.  During the first two classes they compare the nature of the self according to western psychotherapy with the often misunderstood subject … Continue reading

  • Guided Meditation and Dharma Talks (2010-2011)

    Guided Meditation and Dharma Talks (2010-2011)

    This is a selection of Dr. Neale’s guided meditations and Dharma talks during introductory-level drop-in sessions. Typical format includes basic instruction, guided meditation period, Q & A, and talk on a relevant spiritual topic.  Recorded live at the Tibet House. … Continue reading

  • Guided Visualization: The Six Preliminaries

    Guided Visualization: The Six Preliminaries

    In this selection of talks Dr. Neale provides instruction and guided meditation in the Tibetan method of mentor-bonding visualization. Following the classic Tibetan training pedagogy known as the Six Preliminaries (jorcho), learn to purify negativity, cultivate virtue, go for refuge, … Continue reading

  • Three Higher Trainings in Buddhism & Yoga

    Three Higher Trainings in Buddhism & Yoga

    In this four-class Buddhism and Yoga Series Dr. Neale examines the Three Higher Trainings (trisiksa) of Ethics, Wisdom, and Meditation shared in common by the contemplative traditions of India and Tibet.  Through chanting, guided meditation and interdisciplinary interpretations of excerpts … Continue reading

  • Meditation and Psychotherapy Lectures

    Meditation and Psychotherapy Lectures

    In this selection of lectures Dr. Neale explores the relationship between Buddhist meditation and psychotherapy.  Topics include the psychodynamics of meditation, compassion versus codependency, foundations of Buddhist psychology, and meta-cognitive awareness versus meta cognitive insight. Recorded live at the Interdependence … Continue reading