Society, Spirituality

Spirituality and Running: Mid-season Blog

Running is a bit like being pregnant; there are many stages, many phases, emotions rising, trees subsiding... sometimes you don't want to, but you do it anyway. We all have a human form and a spirit form. What that means is that the human part is concerned with 'lower' desires and habitual ways of interacting… Continue reading Spirituality and Running: Mid-season Blog

Buddhism, Interview, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 25: The Prospective Billionaire Who Walked Away – Interview with Danny Levin

Danny Levin was a prospective billionaire who gave it all away to focus on connectivity in the human kingdom. When speaking with him, his humblnesss came across; when you listen to the episode, you can feel what sort of vibe Danny has. His interest is clearly not on himself but on a wider message for… Continue reading Episode 25: The Prospective Billionaire Who Walked Away – Interview with Danny Levin

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, Guided Meditation, Hinduism / Sanatana Dharma, Society, Spirituality

Episode 23: Just Walk! A Guided Meditation

Walking meditation has a long tradition, and it isn’t something I just made up right now on the spot -- and I thoroughly enjoy this practice, living in a busy city. Walking meditation has always been common in Zen Buddhism and throughout India, with a plethora of practitioners of different religious / spiritual / and… Continue reading Episode 23: Just Walk! A Guided Meditation

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