Month: December 2015

Deborah Schoeberlein David: The Meaning of Living Mindfully

Deborah Schoeberlein David

In this new episode of the Wisdom Podcast, our host and associate publisher Daniel Aitken interviews mindfulness author Deborah Schoeberlein David. They begin by discussing how her new book Living Mindfully came to be, and go on to the importance of understanding mindfulness deeply as it becomes increasingly popular. Deborah reflects on the difference between mindfulness and meditation in modern…

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Jeffrey Hopkins: The Life of a Buddhist Scholar

Jeffrey Hopkins

Jeffrey Hopkins was translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama from 1979 to 1989 and Professor of Tibetan Studies at University of Virginia, and has published more than forty books.
Jeffrey started meditating while at Harvard and then, inspired by Thoreau and W. Somerset Maugham, spent time in a cabin in the woods in Vermont. He describes this and other adventures as a young man where he discovered the power of the meditative…

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