Starting a Meditation Practice with Lodro Rinzler

Lodro Rinzler is an experienced meditation teacher and the author of many books, including my favorite book about meditation, Sit Like a Buddha: A Pocket Guide to Meditation.

In today’s episode, I chat with Lodro about how to think differently about meditation, some of the unexpected benefits of meditating, and what you need to know to get a consistent meditation practice off the ground.

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Show Notes

Here are some of the highlights from our conversation:

  • How he writes so damn much (1:00) 
  • Tea and Cake with Demons (1:50)
  • Lodro’s favorite ways that meditation has changed him (3:30) 
  • Conscious vs Unconscious intention (6:40)
  • What is meditation, exactly? (9:30)
  • Meditation and judgmentalness (14:15)
  • Mindfulness vs awareness (20:00)
  • Meditation and managing emotions well (22:30) 
  • Meditation, anxiety, and the second arrow (27:20) 
  • How to stay consistent with your meditation practice (34:30)

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