A Journey into Mindfulness with Professor Christopher Chapple, Part 1

Episode Summary

Dr. Christopher Chapple joins Derik Mills in a conversation about mindfulness, drawing on ancient texts and stories of the life of Buddha.

Episode Notes

Learning about mindfulness doesn’t only happen on a yoga mat or on a cushion. In this episode of The Glo Podcast with Dr. Christopher Chapple, Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and founding Director of the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Derik and Dr. Chapple revisit the Buddha’s journey into mindfulness by recalling ancient texts and stories. Dr. Chapple has published over 20 books about Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Yoga, and religion and ecology. He’s also a featured instructor on Glo.


Dr. Christopher Chapple Living Landscapes: Meditations on the Five Elements in Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Yogas

Gurani Anjali Ways of Yoga

Nyanaponika Thera The Heart of Buddhist Meditation: The Buddha’s Way of Mindfulness

Joseph Goldstein Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening

Bhadantacariya Buddhaghosa The Path of Purification: Visuddhimagga

GLO classes:

Dr. Chapple’s classes on Glo