Getting Through the Night at the End of Days

It is a sad awareness that is becoming the zeitgeist of our time. It is being spoken in scientific, environmental, spiritual, academic, and even governmental circles. We humans may not make it much … [Read more...]

Desire Rules

We are hungry animals. Hungry for food, drink, emotional and physical stimulation, things, experiences, sex, lovers, kids, money, power–there is literally no end to our collective longings. We come … [Read more...]

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Gangaji: Return to Calm

An intimate conversation with renowned spiritual teacher Gangaji on the personal challenges of aging, loss, and death. … [Read more...]

Direct Your Attention

This is a short opening talk from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram from Byron Bay, Australia in 2012. … [Read more...]

For the Greater Good

This is a short opening talk from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram in Los Angeles (recorded around 2003). … [Read more...]

The Challenge of Romantic Love

This is a conversation from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram in Los Angeles (recorded around 2003). … [Read more...]

Authenticity

The opening talk and first interaction from a session of Dharma Dialogues in Los Angeles, 2005. … [Read more...]

A Great Tenderness

The opening talk from a session of Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram in Byron Bay, Australia in 2012. … [Read more...]

Wanting Love

The opening talk and first question and answer excerpted from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram and originally titled Your Song of Nobility.  It was recorded on Maui in 2010. … [Read more...]

A Deeper Peace

The opening talk and first dialogue from a session of Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, originally titled There is a Deeper Peace.  It was recorded in Los Angeles in about 2004. … [Read more...]

We Are So Lightly Here

The opening talk of a session of Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram in Byron Bay, Australia, 2011.  The title comes from a line in the song "Boogie Street," by Leonard Cohen. … [Read more...]

Sheldon Solomon on the Role of Death in Life

An interview with the legendary professor Sheldon Solomon based on his work in Terror Management Theory--how human behavior is conditioned by our awareness of mortality and the strategies we employ to … [Read more...]

Useless Thought

The opening talk from a longer session of Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram that took place on Maui in 2010.  Includes a discussion about the obsession that can occur in the ending of a … [Read more...]

The Whole of the Holy Life

Catherine's guest lecture at New Thought Spiritual Center on Long Island, NY in 2015 on the importance of finding community in unlikely situations. … [Read more...]

Natural Attachments

The opening talk of a session of Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram examining the importance of attachment bonding for emotional health and challenging the spiritual taboos and beliefs that … [Read more...]

The Silent Channel

A short selection from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Byron Bay Australia in 2012.  An invitation to tune your awareness to "the silent channel," even when there is static in the … [Read more...]

First Love, Then Action

The opening talk and first conversation from a session of Dharma Dialogues, recorded in Los Angeles in 2004, in which we examine the effectiveness of love versus rage in accomplishing change in the … [Read more...]

Liking Your Own Company

An excerpt from Dharma Dialogues, recorded in Los Angeles in 2004. … [Read more...]

No Matter What You’ve Suffered

An excerpt from Dharma Dialogues recorded in Byron Bay, Australia in 2012.  Catherine speaks on the unstained nature of mind, no matter what one has endured or the missteps one has taken. … [Read more...]

Steady in Hard Times

Opening talk and dialogue excerpted from a longer session of Dharma Dialogues, recorded in Los Angeles in 2005. … [Read more...]

Where Is Home?

Excerpt from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram in Los Angeles in 2005. … [Read more...]

May You Walk in Beauty

Recorded by Catherine in November, 2015 in East Hampton, New York.  A contemplation on letting yourself see and be infused by beauty. … [Read more...]

The Rules of Desire

An excerpt from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Los Angeles in 2004, in which Catherine examines the important role of desire in human life and the need for clarity in pursuing it. … [Read more...]

Reflections After the Paris Attacks

Catherine addresses fear and its antidotes. … [Read more...]

Getting Through the Holidays

An excerpt from Dharma Dialogues, recorded in Los Angeles in 2005, in which Catherine speaks about the sometimes difficult experience of holidays--expectations of greater connection and … [Read more...]

Ordinary Wonders

An excerpt from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram in Ojai, California in around 2007. … [Read more...]

Helena Norberg-Hodge: Localization and the Need for Community

A conversation with renowned eco-philosopher Helena Norberg-Hodge. … [Read more...]

Remorse

Catherine discusses the nature and power of remorse and friendship, having lost someone to sudden death and having been estranged from that friend for the last years of his life.  Recorded on Dec. 15, … [Read more...]

Resolution

As we enter the year 2016, Catherine speaks about an important resolution of the past and the one that is most pressing to her now. … [Read more...]

Confidence

Excerpted from Dharma Dialogues in Los Angeles in 2002 in which Catherine speaks about the confidence that comes from direct experience rather than faith or belief. … [Read more...]

Timelessness and Experiments with Truth

Excerpt from Dharma Dialogues, recorded in Los Angeles in 2016.  Catherine speaks about the quality of presence that gives a sense of timelessness and about the importance of direct experience in the … [Read more...]

Give Peace a Chance

Excerpt from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Los Angeles in 2016. … [Read more...]

No Agenda

Excerpt from Dharma Dialogues in Los Angeles in 2016.  Catherine speaks about the ease of connection and communication between people when neither has a particular agenda of getting something from the … [Read more...]

The Easy Way

Excerpt from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram in Los Angeles, recorded in 2016.  Catherine discusses the insignificance of negative thoughts when one's attention is primarily resting in simple … [Read more...]

The Brightness of Awareness

An excerpt from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Los Angeles in 2016. … [Read more...]

Homesickness

Excerpted from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Los Angeles in 2016. … [Read more...]

You’re Not Just a Stream of Thoughts

Excerpted from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Los Angeles in 2016. … [Read more...]

Peter Russell: A Crisis of Acceleration

Catherine's conversation with Peter Russell focusing on the exponential acceleration of change and the life-threatening problems that ensue as a result.  Catherine and Peter also discuss the … [Read more...]

The Truth of Suffering

A session of Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Berkeley, California in 2016. … [Read more...]

The Myth of Happiness

Excerpted from Dharma Dialogues, recorded in East Hampton, NY in 2014.  Catherine examines the unrealistic expectations of happiness promoted by western culture, especially in the U.S. … [Read more...]

No Religion

Catherine discusses some of the problems of religion as well as a relationship to the sacred without religion or belief.  Recorded in East Hampton, New York in 2016. … [Read more...]

Gisele Interviews Catherine

Catherine is interviewed by the wonderful L.A.-based performance artist Jonna Tamases, who stays in character as Giselle, of The Giselle Show, a kooky button maker from Hamburg, Germany.  Recorded in … [Read more...]

In the Mystery

An excerpt from Dharma Dialogues with Catherine Ingram, recorded in Byron Bay, Australia in 2011. … [Read more...]

Mercedes Ruehl: Self-acceptance

A conversation with Academy Award-winning actress Mercedes Ruehl on the sometimes hard-won value of self acceptance, no matter how much the world celebrates your work.  Recorded in East Hampton, New … [Read more...]

It’s Not Sentimentality

Catherine reflects on the increasingly tender feelings that come with age.  Recorded in East Hampton, New York in 2016. … [Read more...]

Co-existing Awareness

Excerpted from a session of Dharma Dialogues in Los Angeles, 2003. … [Read more...]

The Power of Empathy

A talk Catherine gave at the New Thought Spiritual Community in Watermill, NY in May 2016. … [Read more...]

Awake to the Larger Perspective

This is an interview with Catherine conducted by David Welch of Awaken.com on what it means to be awake.  Catherine's emphasis is on being awake to the events in one's own time in addition to one's … [Read more...]

Compassion Fatigue

After the Orlando shootings.  Recorded in June 2016. … [Read more...]