Narayan Helen Liebenson

Narayan Helen Liebenson

Narayan Helen Liebenson is a guiding teacher at Cambridge Insight Meditation Center.

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How does a meditator deal with major depression?

The teachers are asked how a meditator deals with episodes of depression.

Why Do Buddhas Look So Different?

Ikumi Kaminishi looks at regional differences in sculptures of the Buddha.

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Does nonviolence always mean taking a passive approach?

The teachers are asked whether nonviolence necessarily means a passive or non-reactive approach.

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Do Buddhas think?

Zen teacher Blanche Hartman, Tibetan teacher Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, and Insight teacher Narayan Helen Liebenson answer the question, "Do Buddhas think?"

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Is enlightenment off-limits to laypeople?

Three teachers discuss whether Buddhists must in ordain to achieve enlightenment.

How can I share the dharma with my kids?

Three teachers answer the question "how do I introduce Buddhism to my children without forcing it on them?"

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I live far from my Sangha, should I practice with a different one?

Question: I live far from the order with which I practice, should I practice alone or with a different group?

Nothing to Cling To

Narayan Liebenson Grady went to Taiwan just before Master Sheng Yen died, hoping to see him one last time. She reports on his final days.

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Will Marriage Get in the Way of My Practice?

I’m worried about how marriage might conflict with my practice. How can you come to terms with attachment and ultimately renounce it, AND be married?