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

Hinduism / Sanatana Dharma, Psychedelics, Plant Medicines, Entheogens, Society, Spirituality

Episode 33: The Pantheistic Approach — Interview with Anish

Anish exclaimed to me, "I'm surprised you invited me on the show! It's not like I wrote a book or something..." No, but we are all writing our own books all the time in our own heads and hearts. That's what makes us human beings. It's how we interpret that book that can contain wisdom-gems.… Continue reading Episode 33: The Pantheistic Approach — Interview with Anish

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

Episode 29: What is Advaita Vedanta? — Interview with Swamini Brahmaprajnananda

As Swamini's guru most eloquently put it: ‘In psychology there is no solution to the human problem. In Vedanta, there is no problem.’ Swamini was classically trained as a modern psychologist and moved her consciousness forward, based on the limits she saw within this framework. Thus, she trained under her Advaita Vedanta guru and master,… Continue reading Episode 29: What is Advaita Vedanta? — Interview with Swamini Brahmaprajnananda

Buddhism, Interview, Society, Spirituality

Episode 28: Music & Buddhism — Interview with Bill Protzmann

Welcome Bill Protzmann to the show! Bill has a wealth of experience with Buddhism, spanning back 30 years; along his spiritual path, he has come to view making music and specifically playing the piano, as embodying Buddhism and being in the moment. There is a Zen proverb that says that the best way to enlightenment… Continue reading Episode 28: Music & Buddhism — Interview with Bill Protzmann

Buddhism, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 27: Realisations Lately…

In this episode, I go over briefly which insights I've had recently; they tumbled out and snowballed into one after another after another. In hopes that it provokes something in you -- when you're most yourself, most relaxed, or even during intense activities, you can catch the ways in which life hands you what you… Continue reading Episode 27: Realisations Lately…