Archives for Alternative Currents

Alternative Currents 06/03/2005

Alternative Currents – 06/03/05

Description: DMichael Carroll: AWAKE AT WORK. It’s summertime, just when you dread going into the office because you’d rather be at the beach. A former student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist Michael Carroll can teach us how to bring harmony and meaning into the workplace. Michael has over 20 years of business experience holding Human Resources executive positions with such firms as Bankers Trust Company, Paine Webber, Simon and Schuster Publishing and The Walt Disney Company. More info

Alternative Currents 05/06/05

Alternative Currents – 05/06/05

Description: Stephanie Kaza: Stephanie has given us a beautiful collection of Buddhist essays on consumerism in her newly released book from Shambhala, HOOKED! (Buddhist Writings on Greed, Desire and the Urge to Consume). Authors such as Thubten Chodron, Judith Simmer-Brown and Kaza herself, along with many others, speak to untangling the greed that dominates our culture and keeps us from experiencing more authentic lives. Uplifting. More Info

Alternative Currents 04/01/05

Alternative Currents – 04/01/05

Description: Interview with former decorated Vietnam vet and now a Zen monk, Claude Anshin Thomas. He is the author of AT HELL’S GATE (A Soldier’s Journey from War to Peace), a memoir of his service in war, subsequent emotional collapse, and healing jourrney through his encounter with Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh to his ultimate path of service in the Soto Zen tradition. More info