Unfettered Mind

Unfettered Mind
By Ken McLeod
About this podcast
Translator/teacher Ken McLeod provides spiritual practitioners with the essence of Buddhist practice. Ken is noted for his ability to present profound teachings and practices in clear straightforward language free from the myths and cultural overlays that make many Eastern teachings difficult to understand. These podcasts are a sampling of the 300+ recordings, some with transcripts, freely available at UnfetteredMind.org under Teachings. Our website also has dozens of original articles and translations of Buddhist texts.
Latest episodes
Nov. 12, 2017
Stopping distraction; primary characteristics, genesis and faults of fragmentation of attention and solitude
Nov. 6, 2017
Consequences of ignoring what arises from meditation; what is meant by sentient beings are infinite, I vow to save them all
Oct. 22, 2017
Meditation instructions for this series can be found at: http://unfetteredmind.org/four-immeasurables/ Meditation instruction on Joy, participants’ experience with that meditation including joy, passion, excitement, and fun; what is meant by the line “May I experience the world celebrating my efforts”
Oct. 16, 2017
Meditation instructions for this series can be found at: http://unfetteredmind.org/four-immeasurables/ Meditation instruction for compassion, participants’ experience with that meditation including heartbreak and movement of energy; being present in the suffering of others.
Oct. 9, 2017
Meditation instructions for this series can be found at: http://unfetteredmind.org/four-immeasurables/ Meditation instruction for loving kindness, participants’ experience with that meditation including opening to what arises; doesn’t wishing oneself to be happy actually separate you from certain experiences.
Oct. 2, 2017
Meditation instructions for this series can be found at: http://unfetteredmind.org/four-immeasurables/ Meditation instruction on equanimity, Q&A;, and participants’ experience with equanimity meditation including preference and prejudice towards one’s self; willingness, know-how and capacity in applying the immeasurable.
Sept. 11, 2017
The different types of suffering, outflows, developing the freedom to accept change.
Sept. 4, 2017
God’s will, gravity, and evolution; God’s will as explanation of mystery; gravity as absence of justice, etc.; evolution as contrast to cause and effect
Aug. 28, 2017
Living life at the level of intention or will in order to help others wake up (bodhicitta). Is bodhicitta or desire to help others awaken a natural instinct? This podcast is an excerpt from the Then and Now series (#22) which is an in-depth set of teachings on The Jewel Ornament of Liberation and how practitioners in today’s world might approach traditional texts written hundreds of years ago.
Aug. 23, 2017
A look at the word 'right' as it is used in the traditional Buddhist method of The Noble Eightfold Path.
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