The Radiance Sutras

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September 2, 2014

Lorin Roche began meditating in 1968, and has sought to bring the joy of the practice to society at large ever since. As the developer of Instinctive Meditation, Lorin has created multiple book and audio projects on the subject—including Sounds True’s Meditation for Yoga Lovers. In this episode, Lorin and Tami Simon discuss his new book, The Radiance Sutras: 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight and the process that went into its creation. They talk about the hard work of crafting a unique poetic interpretation and the insights Lorin has gained from listening to the personal stories of thousands of meditators. Finally, Lorin shares excerpts from some of his favorite poems within The Radiance Sutras.(71 minutes)

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Lorin Roche signed up for a research project on the physiology of meditation in 1968 when he was eighteen years old and has been a meditator ever since. He teaches a form of practice that he calls Instinctive Meditation, which works with each person's uniqueness from the inside out. Lorin has written several popular books including Meditation Made Easy.

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The Radiance Sutras

Lorin Roche began meditating in 1968, and has sought to bring the joy of the practice to society at large ever since. As the developer of Instinctive Meditation, Lorin has created multiple book and audio projects on the subject—including Sounds True’s Meditation for Yoga Lovers. In this episode, Lorin and Tami Simon discuss his new book, The Radiance Sutras: 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight and the process that went into its creation. They talk about the hard work of crafting a unique poetic interpretation and the insights Lorin has gained from listening to the personal stories of thousands of meditators. Finally, Lorin shares excerpts from some of his favorite poems within The Radiance Sutras.(71 minutes)

Meditation as Loving Life

Tami Simon speaks with Lorin Roche, a renowned meditation teacher who teaches an approach called Instinctive Meditation. Lorin is the author of several popular books, including Meditation Made Easy and the forthcoming book The Radiance Sutras from Sounds True. He has also created the Sounds True audio learning program Meditation for Yoga Lovers. In this episode, Tami speaks with Lorin about the “posture” of welcoming all experience, ways that we can allow the body to teach the mind, and his radical understanding of desire, which plays a key part in his teaching on how we can create an individual approach to our spiritual practice. (68 minutes)

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