The Maitripa College Podcast
The Maitripa College Podcast
Maitripa College
We are a Tibetan Buddhist graduate school located in Portland, Oregon. Our podcast features accessible Buddhist teachings from different scholars and practitioners in America today.
Episode 34. Resilient Compassion with Yangsi Rinpoche
On July 6th, 2021, many of us, all around the world celebrated the 86th birthday of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, a magnificent exemplar of compassion in our times. This auspicious occasion and the manifold crises that face humanity call on us to reflect on how we can make compassion a more active part of our lives: in the way that we relate to our loved ones, our community, and the world. In Holiness’s words, we must come together as one human family embracing 7 billion brothers and sisters. In this episode, Yangsi Rinpoche pays tribute to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by drawing from his life to share the key to remaining consistently compassionate, even in the face of people and situations that challenge us.
Jul 11, 2021
Episode 33. Buddhist Education: from East to West with Roger Jackson, Yangsi Rinpoche and Namdrol Miranda Adams
Please join us for this special podcast episode exploring Buddhist education at the unique intersection of east and west. In this episode, Namdrol Miranda Adams (https://maitripa.org/namdrol-miranda-adams/), Maitripa College’s Dean of Education, interviews Dr. Roger Jackson (https://maitripa.org/roger_jackson/), Professor Emeritus of Carleton College, visiting faculty member to Maitripa, and a long time friend to our community and Yangsi Rinpoche (https://maitripa.org/yangsi-rinpoche/), Maitripa College Founder, President, and Faculty about the traditional roots of Buddhist education in India and Tibet and how it is developing in the modern Western world.
May 26, 2021
Episode 32. Preparing to Serve as a Chaplain from the Inside Out: Spiritual Formation and Education
In this special episode, Tiffany sits down with Dr. Leigh Miller, Director of Academic Programs at Maitripa College, to hear her take on the emerging field of Buddhist Chaplaincy, the framework students navigate in order to prepare for service as a chaplain, and the way Maitripa College fits into that frame.
Apr 12, 2021
Episode 31. Defining a “Healthy” Mind with Yangsi Rinpoche
In this episode, Yangsi Rinpoche takes us on a journey to discover the definition of a healthy mind. Relying on the Lamrim Chenmo (the Great Exposition on the Gradual Path to Enlightenment), Rinpoche discusses the work of Lama Atisha and Lama Tsongkhapa as a basis for defining a healthy mind according to Buddhist thought, and explores the delicate balance between intellectual understanding and experiential insight of the teachings.
Feb 15, 2021
Episode 30. Looking Back; Looking Forward: Reflections on 2020 with Yangsi Rinpoche
In this end-of-year episode, Yangsi Rinpoche reflects on his own experience and guides us inreflecting on this year and looking ahead to 2021.
Dec 29, 2020
Episode 29. Interview with Yangsi Rinpoche about Lineage
Episode 29. Interview with Yangsi Rinpoche about Lineage
Nov 2, 2020
Episode 28. Enlightenment is the Potential of Your Mind
Episode 28. Enlightenment is the Potential of Your Mind
Oct 6, 2020
Episode 27. Your True Nature: Introduction to the 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas
Episode 27. Your True Nature: Introduction to the 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas
Sep 15, 2020
Episode 26. Wisdom Managing Your Mind in Difficult Times with Ven Robina Courtin - Part 1
Episode 26. Wisdom Managing Your Mind in Difficult Times with Ven Robina Courtin - Part 1
Jul 21, 2020
Episode 25. A Protection in the Storm with Yangsi Rinpoche
Episode 25. A Protection in the Storm with Yangsi Rinpoche
Jul 5, 2020
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