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

Episode 39: On Meditation — Interview with Eric Zimmer

Meditation is such a vast topic, but Eric and I whittle it down to what it means to him. Firstly, before undertaking a spiritual path, Eric was deeply addicted and involved with various substances. Meditation helped him break away from his afflictive behaviour. Listen above to hear about both our meditation journeys and pick up… Continue reading Episode 39: On Meditation — Interview with Eric Zimmer

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

Episode 38: The Essence of Dharma with Devananda

Devananda runs the Essence of Dharma podcast: a show which unites the Vedic and Buddhist Dhamma, for all seekers and finders of the truth. He also runs a fascinating Youtube channel with tons of Dharmic content. In our episode, we have a free-flowing conversation about, well... Reality! There is an underlying reality beyond what we… Continue reading Episode 38: The Essence of Dharma with Devananda

Hinduism / Sanatana Dharma, Interview, Society, Spirituality

Episode 36: Vedic Living — Interview with Akshay Kanade

"Veda" means "knowledge" and "Sanatana Dharma" is a more accurate term for "Hinduism". Why? "Hinduism" was a colonial term given to 'those living near the Indus River', and, as another point of gentle contention -- there is not a real basis for the Aryan invasion or civilisation, so that is most likely based on colonialism,… Continue reading Episode 36: Vedic Living — Interview with Akshay Kanade

Interview, Psychedelics, Plant Medicines, Entheogens, Society, Spirituality

Episode 35: Psychedelic Integration — Interview with Greg Lawrence

This is Greg Lawrence, a psychedelic integration specialist based in LA, California. He works with his clients to prepare them and integrate them with plant medicines, experienced extensively with: Ayahuasca, San Pedro, Bufo/5-MeO-DMT, NN-DMT, Kambo, Iboga, Sananga and Psilocybin/magic mushrooms. Listen to our conversation to hear about psychedelic care and a professional perspective on psychedelics… Continue reading Episode 35: Psychedelic Integration — Interview with Greg Lawrence

Buddhism, Interview, Society, Spirituality

Episode 34: McMindfulness — The New Capitalist Spirituality with Ron Purser

Ron is not afraid of controversy with his new book: McMindfulness -- How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality, out this July. He also hosts the Mindful Cranks podcast. Let's start out by saying that: "Dr. Purser is an ordained  Zen Dharma teacher in the Korean Zen Taego Order.  He received ordination in April 2013… Continue reading Episode 34: McMindfulness — The New Capitalist Spirituality with Ron Purser