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On Being  On Being takes up the big questions of meaning.

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This week on On Being: Happiness as a way of being, to take in the ups and downs of life. Spirituality as contemplative science that changes our brains. Our interview with Matthieu Ricard — listen via the link in our bio, or wherever you find your podcasts.

#spirituality #happiness #faith #religion #buddhism #joy #experience #matthieuricard #onbeing #podcast #interview #love #neuroscience #mind #brain #emotion #resilience #mindfulness #presence #buddhist #dalailama

For years we’ve aspired to gather together — in the flesh — our far-flung universe of listeners and readers. It’s finally happening on President’s Day weekend, 2018: three days of conversation, poetry, and community with Krista Tippett, beloved teachers from the show and the blog, and the entire On Being team.
#gather2018

Does anybody remember cassettes and DATs? Our editor-in-chief and On Being cofounder @trentgilliss pulled this treasure from the cardboard archives in what can only be deemed a stroll down memory lane. Here, Krista with the Dalai Lama in 2001 for one of our early pilots, "A Simple Buddhist Monk." Now, how do we listen to it?! #publicradio #dalailama #nostalgia #archives #kristatippett

Born into an eminent and ancient rabbinical lineage, as a young adult he moved away from religion towards storytelling, theater, and drag. Today he leads an “everybody-friendly, artist-driven, God-optional” pop-up synagogue in New York City. It’s not merely about spiritual community but about recovering the sacred and reinventing the very meaning of “we.” Our interview with Amichai Lau-Lavie is live now — find the link in our bio.

#identity #spirituality #lgbtq #jewish #judaism #queer #gay #tradition #religion #faith #questioning #theater #drag #storytelling #storahtelling #lab/shul #community

Running as Spiritual Practice. Not just exercise or merely a physical pursuit, but a passionate force and a connector across all kinds of boundaries in American culture. The latest from On Being — link to listen in our bio, or find the episode wherever you get your podcasts.

#running #billymills #olympics #sports #marathon #identity #spirituality #10k #5k #faith #religion #sikh #christian #christianity #meditation #prayer #kristatippett #onbeing #interview #podcast #creatingourownlives #cool

For years we’ve aspired to gather together — in the flesh — our far-flung universe of listeners and readers. It’s finally happening on President’s Day weekend, 2018: three days of conversation, poetry, and community with Krista Tippett, beloved teachers from the show and the blog, and the entire On Being team.
onbeing.org/gather

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed and artist Titus Kaphar — on realigning the American story with the deeper, more complicated truth. Shining a light on the past to live more abundantly now. Follow the link in our bio to listen, or find the interview wherever you get your podcasts. [Image courtesy Titus Kaphar / Jack Shainman Gallery]

#interview #history #art #painting #tituskaphar #americanhistory #independenceday #fourthofjuly #slavery #africanamerican #blackhistory #africanamericanhistory #sallyhemings #thomasjefferson #georgewashington #onbeing #kristatippett #podcast

#MartinSheen as you've never heard him before. The actor opens up joyfully about President Bartlet, his lesser-known vocation as a Catholic social activist, and “the genius of God.” Listen via the link in our bio, or wherever you get your podcasts!

#podcast #thewestwing #interview #onbeing #kristatippett #actor #television #tv #film #Catholic #pilgrimage #spirituality #faith #activism #protest

Have you heard? The latest season of our podcast Creating Our Own Lives is out now! Listen to voices from Jonny Sun and Lindy West to Terry McMillan and Alexis Wilkinson — on how humor can help us find belonging and identity, understand the world a bit better... or just plain get through the day. Follow the link in our bio to listen and subscribe!

#podcast #humor #comedy #interview #creatingourownlives #cool #jonnysun #jomnysun #lindywest #terrymcmillan #alexiswilkinson #samsanders #laloalcaraz #emilynagoski #derrickclements #margaretcho #onbeing #kristatippett

@jomnysun @thelindywest @harikondabolu @margaretcho @samsanders @enagoski

A quiet life of purpose as a form of prophecy. The deeper order obscured by the surface of things. And, can a painting have consciousness? Our latest interview — with world-renowned painter @EnriqueMartinezCelaya. Follow the link in our bio to listen on our website, or find it wherever you get your podcasts.

#interview #podcast #art #painting #physics #philosophy #cuba #beauty #photography #science #mindfulness #onbeing #kristatippett

Joking about pain to help people heal. #Humor as a way to begin difficult conversations about rape, abuse, addiction, failure, and anger. A new season of Creating Our Own Lives, out now: on humor as a tool for survival with @Margaret_Cho, @HariKondabolu, @TheLindyWest, and more. Listen and subscribe on iTunes (link in our bio) or wherever you get your podcasts!

#comedy #writing #survival #identity #onbeing #interview #podcast #funny

Share your experiences with us, and join the On Being Fellows live in conversation tomorrow on the On Being Facebook page!

Streaming from Seattle, Washington, Casper ter Kuile and Angie Thurston will be at El Centro de la Raza, or the Center for People of All Races, in conversation with Executive Director Estela Ortega. They'll be talking about the crisis of isolation we're experiencing, nationally and generationally — and what work we can do to cultivate its opposite.

We hope you'll join us! Leave your thoughts and questions for Estela, Casper, and Angie here, and when they broadcast live tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. Central / 9:30 a.m. Pacific.

#loneliness #isolation #community #connection #onbeing #podcast #interview #kristatippett

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