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Episode Info: Spiritual leaders often have great influence over their followers but there are times, author Scott Edelstein says, when some leaders will use their position of power to manipulate, shame and abuse others. Edelstein discusses how spiritual leaders can "stray," even become predatory, and suggests ways for a healthy student-teacher relationships, which he lays out in his book, "Sex and the Spiritual Teacher." Website: https://www.scottedelstein.com/ - Steve Hagen, "Buddhism Plain and Simple," "Meditation, Now or Never" https://www.penguin.co.uk/authors/steve-hagen/22332/ - "Safe Harbor" book, Wisdom Publications - Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, 10% Happier, Ep. #110 - James Gimian, 10% Happier, Ep. #84 - Lodro Rinzler, 10% Happier, Ep. #78 - Ethan Nichtern, 10% Happier, Ep. #93 - MBSR, Jon Kabat-Zinn, 10% Happier, Ep. #75 - Jack Kornfield articles, https://jackkornfield.com/articles/ - "The Five Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life" by Bill Eddy ============ Leave Dan a voicemail! Your message may be included in a future episode: (646) 883-8326 Like 10% Happier? Please leave a quick review! ------> http://bit.ly/2lkYXxT Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * About Dan Harris: Dan Harris is co-anchor of "Nightline" and the weekend edition of "Good Morning America" on ABC News. In 2014, Harris published the book, "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress without Losing My Edge and Found Self-Help That Actually Works." It went to #1 on the New York Times Bestsellers List, and then became an app, designed to teach meditation to skeptics, and this podcast, where Harris talks with smart people about whether there's anything beyond 10 percent. Follow Dan on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2fBXFIo Get Dan's first book, "10% Happier": http://abcn.ws/2fC5yNP Get Dan's second book, "Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics": http://amzn.to/2AkQUZB Learn to meditate with the 10% Happier app: http://abcn.ws/2flUXphRead more ยป

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