In this exclusive interview, Program Director John Cianciosi explores some of the most compelling aspects of the Buddha’s teachings with world-renowned Buddhist teacher Ajahn Brahm. With his usual humor, clarity, and directness, Ajahn Brahm answers questions regarding the nature of consciousness, the relationship between mind and body, the experience of refined meditative states, and the arising of insight. He explains the Buddhist view of conditioned existence as something with no beginning or end and places it in the context of modern scientific theories. With clarity and boldness, he shares his understanding of enlightenment, and liberation from samsara (the realms of birth and death.) Experience a rare opportunity to hear a living Buddhist master address some of the most profound questions regarding the path and the goal of the spiritual life. 2021.