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How to Meditate–The 4 Practices Rooted in Tradition and Confirmed by Neuroscience

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How to Meditate–The 4 Practices Rooted in Tradition and Confirmed by Neuroscience

In this video, Tina gives concise overview instructions and guidance on how to begin meditating, suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike. She talks about general guidelines that apply to every type of meditation. Then she gives an overview of the 4 practice categories being studied in neuroscience, which are also reflected in the Buddhist tradion. Then she gives instructions on how to practice each type of meditation, with a short period of practice. To watch the video on YouTube, click here. To listen to the audio on Dharma...

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6 Innercraft Video Workshops By Tina Now Published

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6 Innercraft Video Workshops By Tina Now Published

  Tina has now published 6 video workshops on the Innercraft Platform, which have been received with glowing reviews. People are finding the quality very high, and the content phenomenal. As of June 2023, the workshops she has developed that are now on the Innercraft site include: What is Awakening?–Parts 1 and 2 The Heart Practices:  Bodhicitta and the Bramaviharas Focused Attention: Samatha Practice Open Monitoriing:  Vipassana Practice Self-Transcending:   Dzogchen Practice These workshops provide instruction, overviews,...

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Deconstructing Yourself Podcast with Tina

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Deconstructing Yourself Podcast with Tina

Host Michael Taft talks with dharma teacher and author Tina Rasmussen about ways to understand nondual awareness and the progress of nondual meditation, including her own unique comparison between the Formless Realms of early Buddhist meditation and the Boundless Dimensions taught by Hameed Ali (aka AH Almaas) of the Diamond Approach. Listen...

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New Innercraft Platform Invites Tina to be a Founding Teacher

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New Innercraft Platform Invites Tina to be a Founding Teacher

In 2021, Tina was been invited to be one of five founding teachers to a new, online platform designed for intermediate to advanced spiritual practitioners. She felt honored to be their first teacher signed to this new platform. The past six months have been filled with preparation for the platform’s launch. Tina has met the other two current founding teachers (one from the Zen tradition and one from the Sufi tradition), and has great respect for their offerings. She also thinks highly of the two founders of the platform, who created...

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Tina Interviewed on Imperfect Buddha

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Tina Interviewed on Imperfect Buddha

Tina discusses compatibility issues between neo-Advaita and Buddhism, generational conceptions of practice; from Boomers to Millennials, the need to evolve our understanding and ways of thinking about and describing awakening/enlightenment, the phases and stages of a practising life, roadblocks, hurdles, maturation; limitations, critiquing the language we use to talk about self, ego, awakening, the way belief shapes practice, perception, and expectations and the contours of subjectivity. Listen on...

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“After Awakening” Interview with Ryan Burton

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“After Awakening” Interview with Ryan Burton

Tina is interviewed by Ryan Burton of “After Awakening.” This is Tina’s best interview covering aspects of awakening. Ryan has studied with Tina for many years, so they have a lot of fun! You can listen to the audio interview or read the transcript on Ryan’s website. Also available on...

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GuruViking Interviews Tina

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GuruViking Interviews Tina

In this interview, Tina talks to “Guru Viking” (Steve James) about her life-defining quest for enlightenment, undertaking a 1-year solo retreat, awakening, jhāna practice, and the integration of awakening into ordinary life.

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4-Minute Video on “The Four Benefits of the Samatha Practice”

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4-Minute Video on “The Four Benefits of the Samatha Practice”

Tina has released a 4-minute video summarizing the tremendous benefits of committing to the Samatha (concentration and serenity) practice. The benefits are both practical, and can lead to significant experiences of our deeper nature. Click here to watch the video on YouTube.

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Buddha at the Gas Pump Interviews Tina

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Buddha at the Gas Pump Interviews Tina

Tina was recently interviewed by “Buddha at the Gas Pump”, a site that enables people to relate and share their experiences of spiritual awakening. The video has had more than 10,000 views.

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Tina Interviewed by Meaning of Life

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Tina Interviewed by Meaning of Life

Tina’s interview on the “Meaning of Life” website is now available. Tina’s interview is titled “The Meaning of Life:  Awakening to our True Nature.” The site features interviews with leaders from all fields and walks of life, about their view of the meaning of life. View the page here: https://excellencereporter.com/2018/05/18/tina-rasmussen-the-meaning-of-life-awakening-to-our-true-nature/

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