Society, Spirituality

Episode 55: How to Build an Off-grid Eco-home — Part 1

Greetings from a small-ish village called Ventosa in Portugal. We are near Serra de Montejunto -- a beautiful, hike-able, mountain in the district of Lisboa. On our first day here, we were greeted by a stingy field full of weeds with thick spikes and didn't quite know how to navigate after 24 hours of sleepless… Continue reading Episode 55: How to Build an Off-grid Eco-home — Part 1

Buddhism, Guided Meditation, Hinduism / Sanatana Dharma, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 54: Understanding “Not-self” in Buddhism

Good afternoon, and welcome to the Curious Bodhi Podcast! On our show, we are talk about one of the most mysterious and misunderstood terms in Buddhism. This is the notion of "not-self" or Anatta. The Buddha taught the Middle Way between eternalism and nihilism. In Zen, they say: "if your mind is leaning [to the… Continue reading Episode 54: Understanding “Not-self” in Buddhism

Buddhism, Guided Meditation, Society, Spirituality

Episode 53: Guided Vajrayana Medicine Buddha Meditation

I remember, not too long ago, I fell ill with a fever and a raging temperature that ruined my good mood and imprisoned me with fear. The next morning, early, I was supposed to catch a flight to Portugal to find a plot of land after a deposit we put down on another plot fell… Continue reading Episode 53: Guided Vajrayana Medicine Buddha Meditation

Buddhism, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 52: Dharma Doors: Is Dharma the Best Path?

It is quite a bold statement to utter that Dharma is "the best path" in any capacity! Dharma is more like a best path for those who want to explore it. Dharma is offered via the Buddha's teachings within a vast network of writings, which began with the Three Baskets. The best part of the… Continue reading Episode 52: Dharma Doors: Is Dharma the Best Path?