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, 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, Death & Rebirth, Guided Meditation, Hinduism / Sanatana Dharma, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 24: Gentle Guided Meditation on Death

What does death feel like? Surely, no one of us knows: but we have our imaginations to help us find out. One of the four noble truths is that life is suffering (or dukkha), if it is taken wrongly. Almost all of us have a wrong view of both life and death, because they are… Continue reading Episode 24: Gentle Guided Meditation on Death

Buddhism, Death & Rebirth, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 22: The Cycle of Birth, Death, & Caffeination

It occured to me that I am in the cycle of birth, death, and caffeination. The first two are inevitable, and the second is my choice. Coffee is like a grounding force inside my consciousness: as black, without sugar, maximum three and minimum one cup per day. It's an ironically bitter, valuptuous, force that gets… Continue reading Episode 22: The Cycle of Birth, Death, & Caffeination

Interview, Society, Spirituality

Episode 21: Energy, Tantra, and Awakening with Julie Jancius

Welcome Julie Jancius to the show! Julie noticed she could communicate with the Other Side as she was mundanely brushing through her daughter's hair, and her deceased father's voice rang clear through her mind. He had a message for her! Far from being a one-off, she now honed her gift and brings through messages for… Continue reading Episode 21: Energy, Tantra, and Awakening with Julie Jancius