Hinduism / Sanatana Dharma, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 61: Transcending Illusion in the Kali Yuga – Interview with Sri Acharya

In this episode, I present Sri Acharya for the second time. With great spiritual backbone, Acharaji takes us through the most pertinent questions of our time. As most people are interested in what's going on "out there", I took the liberty to ask him what the Vedic literature has to say about the age we… Continue reading Episode 61: Transcending Illusion in the Kali Yuga – Interview with Sri Acharya

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

Hinduism / Sanatana Dharma, Interview, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 49: Trika Shaivism and Waking Up — Interview with Shambhavi

Shambhavi is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula: a non-profit community with spots in both Oregon and California. Shambhavi is a long-time practitioner of Trika (or Kashmiri) Shaivism. What is this ancient and beautiful tradition? Similar to other direct realisation paths, like the Tibetan Dzogchen, and even Advaita Vedanta, this path takes everyday experience and… Continue reading Episode 49: Trika Shaivism and Waking Up — Interview with Shambhavi

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

Episode 45: Non-judgement, The Buddhist Way!

What is true non-judgement? First of all, it is love at the root of all things. Love for all experience, love for every situation, love for each landscape you find yourself in, and love for your emotions, reactions, and actions. Then there's love for other people you come into contact with daily. Other people are… Continue reading Episode 45: Non-judgement, The Buddhist Way!