902: Ian White Maher: Living a Buddhist Life


Ian White Maher is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and has served churches in New York City and North Carolina. Presently he lives at the Cambridge Zen Center, one of the largest residential Buddhist temples in North America. He is a retreat leader, spiritual director, and is working on a book about the possibilities of spiritual transformation. To see more of his work visit his website at ianwhitemaher.com


What you will Learn in this episode:

  • The answer to the question, is Buddhism a religion or a philosophy (2:37)
  • How the concept of a God creates a dualism and how Buddhism is different (6:47)
  • Why Ian feels meditation is not easy (21:33)
  • One of the main reasons people abandon their meditation practice. (23:04)

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