Ethan Nichtern, ‘The Dharma of The Princess Bride’

Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris | 16 August 2017 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Ethan Nichtern about his book The Dharma of The Princess Bride: What the Coolest Fairy Tale of Our Time Can Teach Us About Buddhism and Relationships. Backgrounds his life as a Buddhist teacher before analysing The Princess Bride as “a deconstructed fairytale that’s… really about trying to navigate relationships from this space of compassionately not knowing.” Highlights the need for compassion when figuring out relationships.

3 thoughts on “Ethan Nichtern, ‘The Dharma of The Princess Bride’

  1. Are we really supposed to take seriously any advice from someone who explains personalities using the Zodiac?

    1. Astrology is nonsense. It’s a nice episode though, which might serve to introduce some people to a fantastic movie. And I agree that the book is even better.

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