May 26, 2021
On this episode of Health Gig, we welcome Melvin McLeod, a celebrated editor and writer in the field of Buddhist teachings and practice. In his extensive experience, he has edited three books of teachings by Thich Nhat Han, authored Mindful Politics: A Buddhist Guide to Making the World a Better Place, and currently serves as editor-in-chief of Lion's Roar and Buddhadharma, and series editor for the Best Buddhist Writing Series. His work discusses self-help, meditation, morality, and current events, all while showing Buddhism’s prevalence and relevance in our modern society. McLeod believes that incorporating Buddhist ideas on mindfulness is possible for both religious and secular individuals, and that the Four Noble Truths hold universal significance.