Super Soul Sunday
Sundays at 11 a.m. ET/PT
In an all-new "Super Soul Sunday," go behind the scenes of Oprah's Lifeclass: the Tour for an exclusive look at what happened before the broadcast in Toronto with two of the Oprah's Lifeclass superstar teachers, Iyanla Vanzant and Tony Robbins.
It takes a great team to produce some good news. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, see what it took for SoulPancake to put together a good-news news desk.
Thich Nhat Hanh says he realized he wanted to be a Buddhist monk at age 7. Watch as he shares how his parents reacted and why that deep desire, what he calls the beginner's mind, is still very much alive in him today.
The Dhamma Brothers is a film that chronicles what happens when two Buddhist teachers enter Alabama's tough William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility to teach prisoners an ancient meditation technique called Vipassana. In this update, find out how many prisoners have taken the Vipassana program since the filming. Plus, former inmate Charles Ice shares how meditation has given him a sense of peace since leaving prison.
Open your mind to new possibilities with a trip to Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago, where a group of artists craft pottery. Listen as Oprah shares how her first pottery session was a lesson on embracing the present moment. Then, let the clay crafting inspire you to think about the vision for your life and how you can start shaping it today.
Jenny Phillips' film The Dhamma Brothers explores what happens when prisoners at one of Alabama's toughest prisons participate in a Vipassana meditation program, an ancient and intense practice requiring 100 hours of silent meditation. Watch as convicted murderer Grady Bankhead reveals why connecting with his inner self was more difficult than spending nearly nine years on death row.
No matter what your mood, when someone smiles at you, it's hard not to smile back. After all, joy is contagious. So, the SoulPancake team built an unusual photo booth and asked people to snap their many expressions of joy, from laughter and excitement to contentment and success.
Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh says listening can help end the suffering of an individual, put an end to war and change the world for the better. Watch as he explains how to practice compassionate listening.
Alabama's William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility houses 1,500 men considered the state's most dangerous prisoners. The Dhamma Brothers documents what happens when two Buddhist teachers enter the prison to try to transform the lives of the men behind bars. Watch a trailer of this moving film.
What is the greatest desire of Deepak Chopra's heart? Does he think his life's purpose is being fulfilled? Watch as Deepak and Oprah discuss life's big questions, and Deepak finishes some of Oprah's sentences in a thought-provoking exercise.