Conscious TV Interviews Tina and Stephen
Conscious TV has interviewed Tina and Stephen for their program. Tina’s program, “Living the Enlightenment Drive,” was released on April 1, 2018 and Stephen’s will be released later in April. Tina’s program includes the 55 minute interview, a 40 minute segment discussion with Tina, Stephen and the hosts Iain and Renate, and a 7 minute guided meditation at the end. This program is broadcast on the internet, and in many countries worldwide. Conscious TV features select spiritual teachers around the world. Here’s the hotlink:
The description on the Conscious TV website is as follows:
“Living the Enlightenment Drive,” interview by Renate McNay
Tina teaches Jhana Meditation and helps students recognise their deeper nature, both on the cushion and in daily life. She wrote the book “Practicing the Jhanas” with her teaching partner Stephen Snyder. She also worked as an organisation development consultant and coach for more the 25 years and published several books on humanistic business practices. Tina learned to meditate at age 13 and had been attending long silent meditation retreats.
For years she practiced in Buddhist and Non-Dual traditions. She had a natural talent for concentration meditation and undertook an intensive year-long solo retreat during which a profound awakening to true nature occurred. After life-changing experiences Tina felt the strong pull to become a “cave yogi” but as the awakening matured, it was compelling to her to function in the world from an awakened perspective. She was the first Western Woman who completed the entire Samatha path including the eight Jhanas and was authorised to teach by Burmese meditation Master Ven.Pa Auk Sayadaw. She is also practicing the “Diamond Approach” by H. A. Almaas.