Curious Bodhi

38 EpisodesProduced by Jnana B

What makes us human? What is the nature of our happiness and suffering... and where do we rile up the energy to do all of this!? How does awakening unfold on the tri-level of our body/mind/spirit continuum and transfer into society? This podcast is for truth-seekers and those who wish to gain wisdom… read more

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38 - The Essence of Dharma with Devananda

July 23rd, 2019

56:53

Devananda of the Essence of Dharma podcast talks with us in a free-flowing conversation about the nature of consciousness and Buddhism in a 'non-sectarian' sense and what this is like, breaking boundaries and barriers …

37 - Waking Up Isn't So Easy!

July 19th, 2019

19:24

My first awakening was as a teenager. I opened a book after having a psychological break (you know, the world ends with everything when you're …

36 - Vedic Living: Interview with Akshay Kanade

July 14th, 2019

55:21

Veda: Knowledge (n). Akshay was born in India and now lives and breathes in New York City, though he still keeps his connections to India. He is well-versed in Sanskrit, the Vedas, and Hindu scriptures, where we go …

35 - Psychedelic Integration: Interview with Greg Lawrence

July 9th, 2019

44:15

Greg Lawrence is a certified transformational and psychedelic integration coach who works with his clients in the preparation and integration stages of using psychedelic medicines. In our episode, we talk about …

34 - McMindfulness: The New Capitalist Spirituality with Ron Purser

July 4th, 2019

56:08

It's no secret: "modern mindfulness" is in -- especially in the United States, and it is spreading rapidly also within Europe. We chat to Ron Purser, …

33 - The Pantheistic Approach: Interview with Anish

July 2nd, 2019

1:07:06

Anish Banskota was born in Nepal and moved to the United States at a young age, where he began to question the Christian narrative which brought him back to his pantheistic roots. We dabble in what Hinduism means to him …

32 - Key Buddhist Terminology

June 27th, 2019

36:00

Here, we whittle down the most fundamental and important Buddhist terms without the "fluff". What do they actually mean in a practical way? Emptiness ; Non-duality ; Nibbana ; Dukkha ; Sankhara. Send me a voice message …

31 - Near-death & New Life Experience: Interview with Artisha Bolding

June 24th, 2019

45:25

Artisha nearly left this earth in 2018 and came back a new woman; we go through what brought her to the brink of death, her experiences interacting with another plane of consciousness, and the attitude it left her with …

30 - Ayahuasca & San Pedro in Peru: Interview with Lane Belone

June 22nd, 2019

34:47

Lane  Belone has been called to be a positive force in the world through his  extensive experiences with travel; after exploring over 40 countries, he  explains how he integrates his brand new mind with what he's …

29 - What is Advaita Vedanta? Interview with Swamini Brahmaprajnananda

June 19th, 2019

30:32

Swamini B resides in Mumbai, India, where she has been trained under H.H. Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji (1930-2015) who has been known as the greatest Advaita teacher of his time. She is well-versed in the Vedas, and …

28 - Music & Buddhism: Interview with Bill Protzmann

June 13th, 2019

1:07:03

In this episode, we go over how Buddhism is interrelated with music and Bill's usage of music as a gateway to transform both himself and others through an emotional release/connection, letting go, being together in a …

27 - Realisations Lately...

June 7th, 2019

12:28

What have you realised about your own consciousness, recently? Here, I go over a spontaneous insight that tumbled out and snowballed into many, until I had to write them all down. I distinguish "insights" from "thoughts …

26 - Living Life as the Tao: Interview with Harry Sherwood

June 6th, 2019

53:08

Harry Sherwood spent time with a multiplicity of yogis, masters, monks, and witnessed various sacred ceremonies and practices all around the world to …

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

May 30th, 2019

1:00:55

While many of us don't have opportunities to be rich or famous... we are still not always that humble ;-) What if it had been handed to us, in our karma -- in our deck of life's playing cards -- to dine with the …

24 - Gentle Guided Meditation on Death

May 22nd, 2019

11:41

A gentle and relaxing meditation on the experience of the death of the body and the gross mind. Don't be afraid! It's very uplifting.  Send me a voice message - make it easy, @ https://anchor.fm/curiousbodhi/message 

23 - Just Walk! A Guided Meditation

May 12th, 2019

8:44

Walking meditation can't get any simpler than "just sitting" Zazen... whether you're on your way to work and a mission -- or you specifically set out to just walk -- these are the basic foundations of walking, noticing, …

22 - The Cycle of Birth, Death, & Caffeination

May 3rd, 2019

20:27

Waking up can be tricky business! Why, when we start to awaken, do we backslide instead of flowering fully into that non-dual presence we know is …

21 - Energy, Tantra, and Awakening with Julie Jancius

April 26th, 2019

50:21

Are you intrigued by what carrying a "higher vibration" means? How does it affect our personality and our moods? Special guest, Julie Jancius of the …

20 - Buddhism is not a Religion!

April 12th, 2019

27:59

Buddhism is not a religion... nor a philosophy or a set of rigid values to uphold. Did you know that Buddhist morality is not mandatory but merely …

19 - Building an Ecological House: Part II

March 21st, 2019

25:36

As promised, here is what I am personally going to do to change the high-strung city lifestyle I now lead, to integrate the knowledge and awareness I …

18 - The Economy, Cities, & Our Big Brains: Part I

March 18th, 2019

23:51

As the population is projected to reach 10 billion by 2050, our economy will inevitably change: there will be less jobs, more machines and technology …

17 - Hinduism is not a Religion: Perspective with Karthik

March 14th, 2019

47:36

 In this episode, I speak with a friend who has grown up in India -- the  land of the "Hindus". Where did this term come from? Who gave it to …

16 - Internet Series: Effects on our Consciousness

February 15th, 2019

24:28

A few days ago, I stumbled on a documentary about "Just Eat" and how it's changing the way we order food. We can now sit online and order just about anything without having to move from the house. What repercussions …

15 - Is There Security In The Material?

February 4th, 2019

9:29

Can there ever be security in the material forms we surround ourselves with? What about our homes and environment? In this short episode, I ask what …

14 - The 8-Fold Path & The 4 Noble Truths

January 29th, 2019

35:25

When the Buddha was enlightened under the Bodhi tree, he became aware of the 4 Noble Truths and the 8-Fold Path. Ultimately, he got this beautiful …

13 - Samsara Explained; Getting off the Wheel

January 6th, 2019

12:42

Are we living in a "dream"? How do we know, and what are the examples that point to this? What is the true nature of life? I will explain, in this episode, the rationality behind Samsara and what it means to be caught …

12 - Going to the Roots of "Being"

December 31st, 2018

17:41

Are you a human being or a human doing? What is "being", anyway? In this episode, we go over what being is in all practicality and how you can train …

11 - Interview with Hans Wilhelm On Our Pre-birth Plan and Reincarnation

December 26th, 2018

48:18

In this episode, I talk to a very special guest who has helped uplift humanity through his books, videos, and unique illustrations: best-selling author, Hans Wilhelm. We go through the 'tough' subject of our pre-birth …

10 - The God Button: Bufo Alvarius

December 18th, 2018

27:39

In this emotional interview, I catch up with a friend who came face-to-face with Reality via Bufo Alvarius from the Amazonian jungle. "Bufo", for …

9 - Manifestation Takes Time, So Keep Going

December 9th, 2018

6:29

I recorded this short episode after a long run outdoors, when insights often arise about the nature of life -- what is the difference between recurring thoughts and those of manifestation? When thoughts and feelings, …

8 - Internet Series: De-Google Yourself!

December 3rd, 2018

21:46

The internet and Google are a huge part of how we co-create our reality, but I have to stop to wonder... is this the way we want to see ourselves going and interacting on a personal level in the future? The Native …

7 - Interview with Artist Demi on Italian Politics And Ego Death

November 26th, 2018

51:45

In this episode, I talk to artist Gianluca (Demi) who gets straight into what's bugging him about Italian fascism right this very moment. Then we go …

6 - All People and Phenomena Are Empty!

November 20th, 2018

13:03

Inspired by a trip in Paris, I recorded this episode in a teeny hotel room. I deconstruct our tendency to remember ourselves as "separate people" and just how this is created by memory and a very specific "my" viewpoint …

5 - Interview with Tattooist Jeffrey Segundo on Following Instincts

November 14th, 2018

53:40

I interview Jeffrey Segundo, a tattoo artist from Australia who speaks about how hard times can turn into gold from the perspective of the absolute. …

4 - Interview with Jana Rosenbergova on Freedom

November 7th, 2018

34:37

In this episode, I speak with Jana Rosenbergova, a top London massage therapist about what freedom means to her. We have a cup of coffee and go into the nitty-gritty of the thoughts and emotions having to do with …

3 - Organic & Spontaneous Satsang in London

October 28th, 2018

19:05

In this organic Satsang, which means "sacred gathering", we will traverse together to see if we connect on the insights that have been handed my way as of lately. This episode touches on the notions of "nothing" and …

2 - Buddhist Methods of Awakening

October 19th, 2018

36:24

In this very practical guide to various Buddhist methods of awakening, we will take a brief walk through the Vedas, Zen, Advaita, Theravada, Tantra, …

1 - Introduction: Spirituality is Realistic

October 14th, 2018

20:11

Food for every level of awareness, starting right at the beginning: somewhere or nowhere at all. It doesn't matter. Since we're all unique beings in various ages and contexts on this planet, we will all be in different …

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