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, Society, Spirituality

Episode 60: Indurance Running & Spirituality

Perhaps these monks look like they're not doing much; slow and serene, making their alms-round. But, they are true creatures of endurance, just like you and I. These monks have made a vow to follow the path until the very end of the road: until reaching Nibbana. How many of us from western cultures, without… Continue reading Episode 60: Indurance Running & Spirituality

Buddhism, Spirituality

Dhamma and Sickness: Mid-season Blog

What has the Dhamma been teaching me lately? That we all get sick! "What is the advantage of often reviewing this: ‘I am liable to get sick, I am not exempt from sickness’? There are sentient beings who, drunk on the vanity of health, do bad things by way of body, speech, and mind. Reviewing… Continue reading Dhamma and Sickness: Mid-season Blog

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