One hour guided nondual meditation by Michael Taft. When we make a sensory experience into an object, we simultaneously make ourselves into an object, too. Conversely, when we notice the emptiness of phenomena, we notice… Read More »Emptiness of Phenomena; Emptiness of Self
Hour long guided nondual meditation by Michael Taft. – First 15 minutes: shamatha (focused relaxation) meditation. – Next effortlessly contacting the natural mind (i.e. “dropping the ball”). – Awareness noticing phenomena arising, without location, direction,… Read More »Experience without Separation
Evan Thompson discusses his new book, “Why I Am Not a Buddhist” with host Michael Taft. Topics include the myth of Buddhist exceptionalism, how Buddhist modernism presented a false picture of Buddhism as a value-neutral… Read More »Questioning Assumptions about Buddhism, with Evan Thompson
Nondual teacher and psychotherapist John Prendergast speaks with host Michael Taft about the heart area as an opening to infinite space, contacting the “dark matrix” of the ground, the body as a vibrant expression of… Read More »The Nondual Heart, with John Prendergast
60 minute nondual guided meditation by Michael Taft at the San Francisco Dharma Collective. First part: samatha (relaxed focus)Second part: contacting natural mindThird part: investigating where experience takes placeFollowed by dharma talk and Q&A. Where… Read More »Where Does Experience Take Place?
Nondual teacher and psychotherapist Loch Kelly speaks with host Michael Taft about what nondualism is, schools of effort vs. non-effort (and those in between), the five foundations of effortless mindfulness, awake awareness and rigpa, stabilizing… Read More »Nonduality and Awake Awareness, with Loch Kelly
Guided nondual meditation by Michael Taft at San Francisco Dharma Collective. Meditation begins almost right away, and lasts for one hour. Followed by Q&A with the sangha. Special guest: Rin’dzin Pamo (who was present but… Read More »Phenomena are Made of Awareness Itself
The following is a transcript of this podcast episode: Transcript Introduction: Welcome to Deconstructing Yourself, the podcast for modern mutants interested in meditation, awakening, emptiness, post-, non-, and un-Buddhism, hardcore Dharma, the Bodhisattva Vajrapāṇi, and… Read More »Reversing the Stack—A Nondual Practice Map—Transcript