30 Best Buddhist Meditation Podcasts
Buddhist Meditation Podcasts
Here are 30 Best Buddhist Meditation Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Undefended Dharma with Mary Stancavage
Dharma talks from meditation teacher Mary Stancavage. These focus primarily on the pragmatic aspects of Buddhist teachings and philosophy drawing strongly on wisdom and heart practices. All are viewed through the lens of learning to live with an Undefended Heart.
Play⋅ 457 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact More
2. Suburban Dharma
Steven Subodha Nunez gives Dharma talks at the International Buddhist Meditation Center and other temples and meditation centers throughout Southern California. He shares traditional Buddhism through modern retelling of the lives of the Buddha and his disciples and lessons from his own life and experiences, illustrating how the historical lessons of the Buddha are just as relevant today as they were 2,600 years ago.
Play⋅ 20 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact More
3. Buddhism Guide
This podcast is pragmatic, secular and makes complicated Buddhist principles easy to understand. Yeshe is a Buddhist monk. He is from England and teaches meditation, Buddhist philosophy, and mindfulness. Yeshe spent several years in a monastery in the foothills of the Himalayas teaching young monks basic Buddhist philosophy and meditation. He now offers teachings freely to all.
Also in Monk Podcasts, UK Buddhist Podcasts
Play⋅ 19.4K⋅ 1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact More
4. Toward Light: Practical Buddhism for the Modern World
A weekly podcast exploring early Buddhist teachings and how they apply to 21st-century life. Kate Spina is trained to share Buddhist teachings in the Theravada lineage.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 11 min Get Email Contact More
5. A Skeptic's Path to Enlightenment
A Skeptic's Path to Enlightenment brings the inner science of Buddhist meditation to twenty-first-century people hungry for happy, meaningful lives. It is a secular approach to meditation that requires no belief beyond our current understanding of science and psychology. Skeptic's Path meditations are based on powerful analytical meditation techniques that use imagination, emotions, and critical inquiry to probe our inner and outer realities and expand our compassion.
Also in Skeptic Podcasts, Tibetan Buddhism Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 175 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact More
6. Dharma Glimpses with Judy Lief
DHARMA GLIMPSES is an introduction to The Profound Treasury teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, taught by Judy Lief. In these short, accessible talks, Judy invites listeners to explore the subtleties and delights of the Buddhist path of meditation and insight. She introduces listeners to some of the key ways that mark Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche's unique and brilliant exposition of the dharma in the context of contemporary Western society.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 8 min Get Email Contact More
7. Wild Heart Meditation Center
Wild Heart Meditation Center's podcast offers an assortment of talks given on topics as they relate to Buddhist practice. Wild Heart's guiding teacher, Andrew Chapman, along with other group facilitators share their experience with Buddhist practice, specifically offering practical teachings and instructions for our everyday, ordinary, lives.
Play⋅ 3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact More
8. Listen to Dharma Talks Orlando Insight Meditation Group
A Contemporary Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation Community For Central Florida
Also in Mindfulness Meditation Podcasts
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact More
9. Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern
Creativity Spirituality & Making A Buck with David Nichtern highlights creative people who share a passion for integrating their livelihood with their well-being and spiritual life. David hosts in-depth conversations with artists, musicians, comedians, authors, and thought leaders about life, creative pursuits, meditation, and how to build a sustainable business doing what you love.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact More
10. Gaia House: dharma talks and meditation instruction
Gaia House is a meditation retreat centre offering silent meditation retreats in the Buddhist tradition. We warmly welcome people of every age, ethnicity, cultural heritage and religious background, socio-economic group, sexual orientation and gender identity, and we are actively working to investigate and remove barriers to inclusion. Join us in to explore the teachings of the Buddha, guided by experienced Dharma teachers from all over the world.
Play 15 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 52 min Get Email Contact More
11. Mindfulness Insight Meditation - Buddhist Teachings
Hope, British Columbia, Canada
Mindfulness Insight meditation (Satipatthana Vipassana) and Buddhist teachings/Dhamma Talks as taught through the Theravada Buddhism tradition. Sayar Myat gives Dhamma talks on teachings of the Buddha as well as instructions on Pure Vipassana meditation as prescribed by the Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact More
12. Dhammagiri Buddhist Podcasts
Dhammatalks, Chanting, Precepts, and Meditation with Ajahn Dhammasiha and other Experienced Senior Buddhist Monks in the Theravada Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah. Recorded at Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage, Brisbane, Australia.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact More
13. Practicing Human
Practicing Human is a daily podcast, hosted by Cory Muscara, offering insights and practices into how to live a fulfilling life. Cory pulls on his time living as a Buddhist monk in Burma, his many years as a mindfulness and meditation teacher, and his work in Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Also in Mindfulness Podcasts, Positive Psychology Podcasts
Play⋅ 32.4K⋅ 62.9K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 8 min ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact More
14. Natural Meditation podcast
Stephan Wormland, MA in clinical psychology and trained in Gestalt therapy. He has studied and practiced meditation in multiple Buddhist traditions for over 30 years and spent altogether 5 years in meditation retreats. Stephan was a monk in the Tibetan tradition for 11 years and teaches meditation in Buddhist centers in Europe.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Sep 2012 Get Email Contact More
15. Meditation x Attachment with George Haas
Welcome to the Meditation x Attachment with George Haas Podcast. Each episode will explore the connections between ancient Buddhist meditation techniques and modern psychological attachment theory.
Also in Attachment Theory Podcasts
Play⋅ 4.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact More
16. Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Dharma talks from the tradition of Buddhist meditation master Ajahn Brahm and Australian Forest Sangha of monks and nuns presented by the Buddhist Society of Western Australia.
Also in Buddhist Podcasts, Australia Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact More
17. Seattle Insight Meditation Society
Seattle, Washington, US
Audio recordings of Buddhist teachings and discussions with local and visiting teachers of the Dhamma.
Play⋅ 2.1K ⋅8 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact More
18. Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge: dharma talks and meditation instruction
Barre, Massachusetts, US
Its program is specifically designed to encourage sustained, longer-term retreat practice a key component in the transmission of Buddhism from Asia to the West. Within a harmonious and secluded environment, meditators can nurture the highest aspiration for liberation. In consultation with visiting insight meditation teachers, a program of training in one or more Early Buddhist practices is created for each participant, allowing the continuing unfolding of deeper levels of wisdom and compassion.
Play⋅ 37K⋅ 11.5K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact More
19. Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio has been serving free recordings of high-quality, full-length Dharma talks since 2006. Over 3 million downloads and counting. Get our free weekly Dharma talk podcast with inspiring speakers on Buddhism, meditation, and mindfulness.
Play⋅ 4.9K⋅ 1.3K ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 56 min Get Email Contact More
20. NBMC Dharma Talks
Northfield, Minnesota, US
A series of Buddhism-related talks given by various speakers at the Northfield Buddhist Meditation Center in Northfield, Minnesota
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 62 min Get Email Contact More
21. The House of Inner Tranquillity Podcast
Bradford-on-Avon, England, UK
The House of Inner Tranquillity is a Buddhist Insight meditation centre located in southwest England. The centre was established in 1980 for those in search of a practical approach to the Buddha's teaching.
Play⋅ 560⋅ 53 ⋅18 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact More
22. True North Insight: dharma talks and meditation instruction
True North Insight (TNI) is a charitable organization offering a full schedule of Buddhist insight (vipassana) meditation retreats and courses in English and French. Insight meditation practices were taught for more than 2600 years as part of a path to liberation of mind and heart from suffering. They are dedicated to cultivating awareness, kindness and compassion, bringing more mindfulness and calm into our daily life. This simple and profound awareness practice is at the heart of many spiritual paths.
Play 30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact More
23. O-An Zendo Dharma Talks
This is a podcast of dharma talks given at O-An Zendo near State College, PA, a Soto Zen Buddhist Meditation Center.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact More
24. International Buddhist Society
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Dharma talks and lectures on an introduction to Buddhism approaches to meditation, Buddhist values, and more, presented by the International Buddhist Society from Richmond, BC, Canada.
Play⋅ 5.1K⋅ 119 ⋅11 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact More
Podcast for the @zen_prof Instagram account. Meditation tips and Buddhist wisdom for today's (stressed out) college student, from a prof at Williams College.
Play 9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More
26. Bhante Vimalaramsi
Talks on Buddhist Suttas by Bhante Vimalaramsi - Bhante discusses a variety of suttas and what they mean. He teaches Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM) and gives you meditation instruction throughout the talk. He teaches the BrahmaVihara Metta (Lovingkindness) practice with the goal of attaining Nibbana in this very life.
Also in Meditation Podcasts
Play⋅ 6.5K ⋅5 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 88 min ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact More
27. Buddhist Biohacker
Wellness. Food. Meditation. Spiritual Development.
Play⋅ 70 ⋅30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact More
28. Dr. Jay's Peaceful Meditation
Meditation & mindfulness from a non-religious, non-sectarian perspective. Dr. Jay's goal is to help you be happier and more peaceful. He teaches in a secular style intended for those of all beliefs and backgrounds. Dr. Jay has been practicing Dzogchen & Vajrayana Buddhism for over 25 years. We are being heard in 91 countries and territories, 941 cities, and thousands of downloads.
Play⋅ 4.5K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact More
Buddhist Meditation Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Buddhist Society of Western Australia||podcast.bswa.org||247|
|Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage||castbox.fm||81|
|Seattle Insight Meditation Society||seattleinsight.org||81|
|The House of Inner Tranquillity Podcast||audioboom.com||78|
|International Buddhist Society||podcasts.apple.com||74|
|O-An Zendo, State College, PA||oanzendo.podbean.com||72|
|Satipatthana Meditation Society of Canada||buzzsprout.com||72|
Buddhist Meditation Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Listen To Dharma Talks||30|
|Four Foundations Of Mindfulness||2|
|Craving And Clinging||1|
|Tanha And Upadana||1|
|The Second Noble Truth||1|
|Mindfulness Of Feelings||1|
|Mindfulness Of The Mind||1|
|Craving And Clinging Contemplation||1|
|Fourth Foundation Of Mindfulness||1|
|Five Aggregates Of Clinging||1|
|Contingent Provisional Emergence||1|
|Six Beautiful Pairs Of Cetasikas||1|
|Mindfulness Of The Body||1|
|Tanha And Upadana Contemplation||1|
|First Noble Truth||1|
|First Turning Of The Wheel Of Truth Discourse||1|
|Four Noble Truths||1|
|Buddhism And Consumerism||1|
|Buddhism And Addiction||1|
|Third Noble Truth||1|
|Second Noble Truth Contemplation||1|