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

Episode 78: Compassion and the Actual Meaning of Life

As a wise man once said: "The truth is simple, but the seekers of truth are complex." What is life really all about? It's too simple to even fathom for more than one second. Life is about each other! Now we can list all the reasons that "he hurt me..." or "that person wronged me… Continue reading Episode 78: Compassion and the Actual Meaning of Life

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

Episode 76: Trusting the Vedas & Dharma Vs Scientific Materialist-Rationalism

The Dharma, meaning "the eternal, natural, way" is rich in ways to access the truth -- the Buddha most famously saying there are 84,000 doors to enlightenment. But what does this have to say about the way we interpret our own minds, and indeed, the world? Which perspective holds the most accountability for the deepest… Continue reading Episode 76: Trusting the Vedas & Dharma Vs Scientific Materialist-Rationalism

Buddhism, Death & Rebirth, Interview, Society, Spirituality

Episode 64: Overcoming Addiction with Buddha Dhamma – Interview with Vince Cullen

If we study Buddha's teachings, we eventually come across the "three poisons": greed, hatred, and delusion. Maybe some of us know or live with an alcoholic who is near and dear to us. We worry about their physical and mental health, because of our compassion. Oftentimes, they will not realise the way their suffering affects… Continue reading Episode 64: Overcoming Addiction with Buddha Dhamma – Interview with Vince Cullen

Society, Spirituality

Episode 55: How to Build an Off-grid Eco-home — Part 1

Greetings from a small-ish village called Ventosa in Portugal. We are near Serra de Montejunto -- a beautiful, hike-able, mountain in the district of Lisboa. On our first day here, we were greeted by a stingy field full of weeds with thick spikes and didn't quite know how to navigate after 24 hours of sleepless… Continue reading Episode 55: How to Build an Off-grid Eco-home — Part 1