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July 30, 2012

“Another level of your life opens up when you recognize that you have a life that is inside.”
~Roshi Joan Halifax

The Zen Buddhist monk and medical anthropologist talks to Krista Tippett about her life, Buddhist faith, inspirations, and the vast concepts of death, compassion, grief — and neuroscience.

July 02, 2012

This unexpected, public performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on a plaza in Spain is an absolute visual and aural feast.

June 26, 2012

"When we are able to freely share and inquire about each other’s religious and spiritual identities, it provides opportunities for collaboration, hospitality, and empowerment." ~Beth Katz

How one group in Omaha is trying to reshape our perspectives on identity, religion, spirituality, and culture through video portraits.

June 10, 2012

An intimate video portrait of an artist who creates daily ritual by creating simple drawings with tea and ink.

May 11, 2012

Harneel “Neel” Singh shares his experiences of being a Sikh student in the U.S. and wearing his patka.

May 04, 2012

Yoga from the Heart with Seane CornFor Seane Corn, yoga is much more than a practice in flexibility. It’s a way of applying spiritual lessons to real-world problems and personal issues. One way she channels her energy and love is through a practice she calls “body prayer,” as she shares in this video from Yoga from the Heart.

She shared this perspective about “body prayer” with Krista Tippett in our show, “Yoga, Meditation in Action”:

“I trust that if I do my yoga practice, I’m going to get stronger and more flexible. If I stay in alignment, if I don’t push, if I don’t force, then my body will organically open in time. I know that if I breathe deeply, I’ll oxygenate my body. It has an influence on my nervous system. These things are fixed and I know to be true.

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April 30, 2012

We heard from so many people asking about the StoryCorps audio of Annie and Danny Perasa who ended this week's show. Here's an extended, animated short of the lovely couple talking about love and dying. An absolutely moving five minutes.

April 20, 2012

A video that's so heartbreakingly gorgeous and unswerving in its emotional sway, it'll have you pondering your own station in life.

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April 11, 2012

The poet Christian Wiman was on our list for many moons, but his interview with Bill Moyers prompted us to schedule him for this show. A must-watch.

March 31, 2012

A spectacular feat of engineering and creativity that you have to see to believe. And just guess what inspired its making. Just marvelous!

February 14, 2012

Watch this mesmerizing video of Meredith Monk's "Songs of Ascension" being performed in Ann Hamilton's 78-foot tower.

February 11, 2012

Rep. Walsh's speech and story showcases the best of political discussion and civil debate, no matter what side of the issue you support. Oh, if we could all model this kind of civility in our public and private lives. Just marvelous. Be sure to watch this 4-minute speech.

January 22, 2012

Isolate the musical notes of the first violin playing the fourth movement of Ferdinand Ries' second symphony. Then create a visualization that gives the most untrained ear an idea of the sweeping undulations and dynamic energy of the German composer's piece. What you get is this smart, real-time look at the Zurich Chamber Orchestra (Zürcher Kammer Orchester) in the shape of a roller coaster:

December 08, 2011

Born on this day during World War II, student activist Mario Savio delivered his now-famous “bodies upon the gears” speech on the steps of Sproul Hall at the University of California, Berkeley in 1964. A remembrance of Mario SavioIt was considered a clarion call of the Free Speech Movement:

November 30, 2011

A playful duet between one of country music's greats and one of America's favorite children's authors — with a touching solo tribute to his father.

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