Buddhism, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 57: Being a Buddha and Loving Your Enemy

Being a Buddha may not be what you imagined... is a Buddha reserved for one man, Shakyamuni? Does he have to lay on his right side and appear as calm as in deep sleep? Does a Buddha wear long orange robes, engage in Tantric Green Tara visualisation, or sit on a cushion for hours a… Continue reading Episode 57: Being a Buddha and Loving Your Enemy

Buddhism, Interview, Society, Spirituality

Episode 56: On Awakening & Poverty, Buddha-Dharma, and The Body: Reverse Interview with Anna Zambreny

In our interview, Anna Zambreny of "Anna's Intuitive podcast" asks the questions she is most passionate about as a health coach, intuitive reader, and Reiki practitioner -- connected with the subject of the Dharma. We get curious about: The three spiritual awakenings which brought me to Buddhism Poverty and awakening, based on my personal experience… Continue reading Episode 56: On Awakening & Poverty, Buddha-Dharma, and The Body: Reverse Interview with Anna Zambreny

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, 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?

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