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The Death Dhamma Podcast

Feb 27, 2023

What is the difference between craving and clinging? Craving is wanting. I want something.

Looking back on the past few days, here are some of the things I have craved:

Coffee, chocolate and other specific foods, solitude, time with friends, - yes, I crave both alone time and time with some of my special people, and...

Feb 20, 2023

In our last episode, Dr. Seth Segall reminded us that when it comes to attachment, it is not about never having close human relationships. What are the teachings on attachment?

Today, we look at some of those teachings. And spoiler alert, if your cravings control you, you will experience more suffering. If you control...

Feb 13, 2023

There was once a man who gave away his children in order to prove that he could master letting go. When his wife returned home, she thought his approach made sense. But does it?

What is it we attach to? We attach to sensual pleasures, ideas and views, rites and rituals, and our view of ourselves. Dr. Segall reminds us...

Feb 6, 2023

What good does it do to pay attention to our attachments? To look at our experiences with clinging and aversion? Well, for that matter what good does it do to meditate? To be with that arises and to gain insight? I humbly suggest that our practice is everywhere, on the cushion, in our experiences, and in our...