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

Episode 66: Coronavirus / Covid-19 Outbreak – Tough Questions on Society and Hope for our Spiritual Lives

Rarely do I record an opinion piece, but this unfolding is too big to ignore. Everybody is wondering what is happening, where the virus came from, and how it will affect our future. I see both positive and negative outcomes for this story. The good news first? I believe our current economic system will be… Continue reading Episode 66: Coronavirus / Covid-19 Outbreak – Tough Questions on Society and Hope for our Spiritual Lives

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

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

Episode 19: Building an Ecological House – Part II

Building an ecological house... is what I am going to do. Because I feel a responsiblity towards taking care of myself and changing the current situation on earth. People, like you and me, are starting to wake up and bypass the status quo, because the disillusionment of pleasing authorities that exist in our imaginations is… Continue reading Episode 19: Building an Ecological House – Part II

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

Episode 18: The Economy, Cities, & Our Big Brains – Part I

What will happen in the future to jobs and the economy as people start to “wake up”? Firstly, people who are awakening are more concerned with not only themselves and their immediate families and friends, but the wider scope: humanity as a whole. As the population is growing -- estimates of nearly 10 billion by… Continue reading Episode 18: The Economy, Cities, & Our Big Brains – Part I