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The Aloka Vihara sisters are a community of bhikkhunis (fully-ordained nuns) and samaneris (novices) dedicated to practicing the Buddha’s teaching in the style of the Theravada Forest Tradition. Their practice emphasizes simplicity, renunciation, service and an orientation towards learning from the natural world, all held within the context of the Buddha’s teachings. The sisters are committed to embracing and integrating the realities and challenges of contemporary society into their practice.
 
Spiritual teachings of the Masters from a range of spiritual traditions. These podcasts are designed to provide listeners with teachings from great spiritual Masters and to create a meditative mood so that the meaning can go deep and enter your heart. If you enjoy and benefit from these recordings and would like to support the set up of a small Buddhist nun's hermitage, donations for this purpose can be made via PayPal using the email address: vivekahermitage@gmail.com or the link: https://p ...
 
The future - it's closer than you think. But what does it look like? And how do we get there? In this series Dr Hannah Fry meets the organisations who are building a greener, more resilient planet, today. Planet Progress is part of the Google.org Impact Challenge on Climate. Google.org brings the best of Google to help solve some of humanity’s biggest challenges — combining funding, innovation, and technical expertise to support underserved communities and provide opportunity for everyone. T ...
 
The Ground Shots Podcast is an audio project exploring our relationship to ecology through conversations and storytelling with artists, ecologists, farmers, activists, story-tellers, land-tenders and more. How do we do our work in the modern age, when the urgency of ecological and social collapse feels looming? How do we creatively and whole-heartedly navigate our relationships with one another and the land?
 
True Terpenes' Ross Hunsinger and David Heldreth are here to guide you through the maze that is the forest of terpenes and cannabis. Forest For the Trees is a look at the cutting edge and outliers of the cannabis, terpene and flavor industries that are leading the way. Each episode we bring you thought leaders to discuss what drives them, how they got here and where they think we're headed next.Forest for the Trees is brought to you by True Terpenes. True Terpenes provide natural terpene-bas ...
 
The Crafter's Box is a subscription membership project for those that love to make. Monthly, The Crafter's Box features an expert maker and a new crafting technique. Our makers curate a box of materials and tools, and build an online workshop so that members can learn about and craft a specialized project. Here's where we share about our featured maker as well as the unique materials and specialty tools that can be found in each box. Welcome!
 
It’s the English class you didn't know you missed and the meaningful conversations you didn't know you craved. Join Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile as they bring thought, reflection and laughter to Harry Potter; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that will teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as they explore themes such as commitment, revenge and forgiveness. This podcast creates time in your week to think about life’s big question ...
 
Sharing Insights Podcast sets out to share stories, strategies, and insights among operators of ecologically & socially beneficial projects, in Costa Rica. These stories provide landowners everywhere access to unique ideas for how they, too, might design their own business models for greater success and impact.
 
If you're on this planet, plants have a HUGE impact on your life. Whether you're a vegan, a carnivore, or somewhere in between, plants are the basis of the food you eat, the clothes your wear, and the air you breathe. We don't intend just to teach you plant facts (though we'll do plenty of that), but to give you some insight into the cool people who work with them. From the soil to the plate to the climate, dive into the anthropology of plants (get it?) and learn a little more about why you ...
 
Join Laura Dawn for these mind-enhancing conversations with thought leaders and wisdom keepers of our time, both in the psychedelic space and beyond. Weaving wisdom with science, we’re exploring the intersection between psychedelics and sacred plant medicines, neuroscience and consciousness, creativity and resilience, business and entrepreneurship, meaning and purpose. These conversations focus on how we can learn to embody heart-centered leadership so we can influence real change and create ...
 
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A selection of key pointers and quotes by Ajahn Chah on Dhamma and Meditation practice. For all the range of teachings given by Ajahn Chah, which are made available for free, please see this great website: https://www.ajahnchah.org/​ Ajahn Chah was a Thai Buddhist monk and meditation Master. He was an influential teacher of the Buddhadhamma and a f…
 
Julian of Norwich (1342-c 1416) was the most important English mystic of the 14th century. She wrote the best known surviving book in the English language written by a mystic, Revelations of Divine Love. The book is the first written in English by a woman. Her spirituality is strongly Trinitarian and basically Neoplatonic. Through the Passion, Juli…
 
Episode #57 of the podcast is a conversation between Gabe Crawford and Dr. Angela Moles. Gabe Crawford, a former podcast guest, hosts this episode of the Ground Shots Podcast. Gabe has been conducting research on the history of anthropogenic landscapes, ecology, botany, and ethnobotany, and discovering bias and racism in those fields that have carr…
 
For billions of years natural habitats have thrived by producing vast quantities of materials for growth without creating landfill or waste. Materiom have been taking notes. By turning the abundance of materials around us into the building blocks for new growth — and sharing that data open-source — they are helping us rethink our relationship with …
 
The sub-Arctic area stretching across Canada, Scandinavia and Russia stores as much carbon in its soil as the Amazon rainforest. In this episode Hannah Fry meets Snowchange Cooperative to understand how their work rewilding this habitat will help keep that carbon in the ground — and help ensure bio-security for the whole planet. Recorded remotely i…
 
This is a reading of selected key teachings/pointers from Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi taken from this website: https://www.inner-quest.org/Ramana_Words.htm Portrait of Bhagavan by Germana Di Paolo Music: Wings Of An Angel (Master Unearthly Demagogue) - The Zen Of Drone- Simply Beautiful Drone Poems -Spirit Myths With deep thanks to Wings for permissio…
 
We're taking a two week break between seasons of Harry Potter and the Sacred Text! While we're off, we thought we'd share a recent episode of The Real Question. Casper wants to feel closer to his paternal grandparents. But there’s a problem: they’ve been dead for a few years now. Is there a way, as he grows older, for him to keep his grandparents a…
 
If there was a method that you could learn to feel more inspired, feel more alive and on purpose, think more creatively, become more productive, learn more rapidly, and feel like you have more time and patience, and in the process strengthened physical, mental and emotional resilience, would you take the time to learn about this methodology and tra…
 
In this workshop we explore the art of handcrafted paper. Join us as we work side-by-side with Rae Samuels to pour, mold, press and dry - follow along with Rae's recipes or customize as you craft. Paper becomes stationery for a letter to a friend, a journaling entry or a backdrop to photo memories. Paper transforms when it becomes a thoughtful gift…
 
The Polymita Picta is one incredible, beautiful snail you are gonna want to get to know! It is native to Cuba and does some incredible work in supporting the forest and the species within it. Sadly though, it's under serious threat. Their remarkable colored shells are a thing of wonder, but also enticing to poachers. Polymitas are being collected a…
 
These powerful and direct instructions for the dying process and navigating the bardo realms were read from the teaching: "The Refined Essence of Oral Instructions" by Padmasambhava. Translated by Eric Pema Kunsang. Taken from the text "Dakini Teachings". Music: "Horns - Sound Meditation" by Hilmar Hajek "Distant Calling" - The Heart is Awake - htt…
 
Happy Spring, Plant People! Our latest installment of this year's Plants in World Traditions is a look into how different cultures have welcomed spring all over the world! As always, this IS NOT a complete list of amazing traditions, just a few that I pulled out and could cover in less than an hour. If you didn't hear your favorite represented or i…
 
This week, Vanessa and Casper finish their time together by reading Book 1, Chapter 1 through the theme of Transitions. We recorded this episode live in front of a streaming audience in partnership with 6th and I in Washington, D.C. It's Casper's last episode and we love him so much! Thanks to everyone who made it to the live stream! We’ll be takin…
 
It's time for Operation Switcheroo, 2021! Participating podcasts swap episodes for a day so that YOU can be exposed to some great new content! This year, I swapped with the Better Than Human podcast and you get to hear an EXCELLENT episode about everyone's favorite swimming survivor, the tardigrade! The show notes from their original episode are co…
 
Shabkar Tsokdruk Rangdrol (1781-1851) was a Tibetan Buddhist yogi and poet from Amdo. Shabkar's yogic and poetic skill is considered second only to Milarepa. Shabkar begin his spiritual practice early, completing a one-year retreat at the age of 16, later becoming a Gelug monk at 20. Shabkar studied with masters of all major Tibetan Buddhist school…
 
Since 2008 East Forest has been the leader of underground ‘sound meditation’ ceremonies around the world. His primary mission is to create sonic architecture for others to explore their inner space. In this episode, East Forest shares his journey with psychedelics and how that started him on the spiritual path, and how he didn’t find his own voice …
 
“Who am I?” is the title given to a set of questions and answers bearing on Self-enquiry. The questions were put to Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi by Sri M. Sivaprakasam Pillai around the year 1902. Translated by Dr. T. M. P. MAHADEVAN I have omitted most of the questions for ease of flow - the answers are direct in answering the questions. Please no…
 
In this episode of the podcast, Gabe Crawford, a former podcast guest, catches up with Dan Nanamkin, who was featured previously on Episode #39 of the Podcast. Dan Nanamkin is from the Chief Joseph Band Of Wallowa, Nez Perce, and Colville Confederated Tribes of Washington State has been an advocate/teacher for indigenous culture, community unity, y…
 
A selection of Nisargadatta teachings and pointers on the theme of "detachment." 🙏 May whatever goodness arises from these readings/offerings be for the benefit of all sentient beings. Disclaimer: As a Buddhist nun, my intention with these podcasts is to offer these creative adaptations of spiritual teachings for the purpose of deepening spiritual …
 
Saint Francis of Assisi (1182 – 3 October 1226) was an Italian Catholic friar, deacon, mystic, and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women's Order of Saint Clare, the Third Order of Saint Francis and the Custody of the Holy Land. Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in Christianity. Pope Gregory IX canonize…
 
Vanessa and Casper look back at the past five years of making Harry Potter and the Sacred Text and their experience reading all seven Harry Potter books. What surprised them along the way? What do they wish they had done differently? And will they ever write that book about the failed pedagogy of Hogwarts? Next week, our final episode of the series…
 
In this Premium Workshop led by Natalie Gill of Native Poppy, we explore the elegant + wild art of floral design, assembly and styling. This workshop uses seasonally available dried botanicals to create a wreath that won't wilt, but will stand the test of time and can be enjoyed for many months (if not years, with proper storage) to come. This work…
 
Belinda Eriacho is a wisdom keeper from the Diné (Navajo) and Zuni lineage. She was born and raised on the Dine’ reservation. In this episode, Belinda shares that from a Diné perspective, the goal in life is walking through life in “hozho”, which means living in balance and harmony. We talk about the difference between cultural appropriation versus…
 
Did you know that everyone uses the scientific method everyday, even when we don't realize it? That's highly recommended when making any important decisions, however, it's not quite Citizen Science. Citizen Science is when anyone, regardless of qualifications or training, can contribute to the collection of analysis of data in the natural world as …
 
Old growth forests. The phrase probably stirs up a lot of images an emotions in your mind, but do you really know what makes a tree an old growth tree or a forest an old growth forest? One of our fan favorites, Joe Vaughn, was kind enough to come back on the show for a 3rd time to do a deep dive into the ins and outs of old growth and what it means…
 
Selected excerpts of teachings taken from Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna and Gospel of Ramakrishna. Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (18 February 1836 – 16 August 1886) was an Indian Hindu mystic, saint, and religious leader in 19th century Bengal. Sri Ramakrishna experienced spiritual ecstasies from a young age, and was influenced by several religious trad…
 
Following numerous requests, here is a Guided Meditation on Self-Enquiry - spoken spontaneously by Samaneri Jayasara, ending with an {optional} poem for meditation written by Ayya Jitindriya. Image: La Scapigliata, 2021, Found Stones, Chiang Mai, Thailand (Original by Leonardo De Vinci). Justin Bateman - Pebble Art https://landminds.weebly.com/ Mus…
 
This week, Vanessa and Casper are joined by mentor Stephanie Paulsell to discuss why we re-read sacred texts and what we should keep in mind for starting again at Book 1. Thanks to Ali, Julianne, Scott, Melissa and anonymous for their beautiful voicemail contributions. Next week we’ll be doing a whole series wrap-up episode covering all seven books…
 
Building community is a central focus for many back-to-the-land projects. Most commonly, that community is comprised of internal share-holding members, long-term guests, or the extended community of the surrounding village. For some projects, that would also include short-term guests and off-site investors. No matter what community means to you, ma…
 
If you want to uplevel your life, you need to uplevel your mind and your mindset. As Einstein says, we can’t solve our problems at the same level of thinking that created them. And as we face a time of crisis, we are being called to radically uplevel the way we think. In this solo episode, Laura Dawn explores how you can cultivate mindsets that are…
 
Hsin-hsin Ming, commonly known as "Verses on the Faith-Mind" by Seng-ts'an, Third Zen Patriarch. This is a class short Zen scripture. It really expresses a profound viewpoint on reality. It is short - but many people contemplate it for many years, finding deep inspiration for their daily practices and way of life. Music: "Returning to Now" by Karun…
 
The role of shifting our culture as citizens and consumers is incredible important in the fight to save this planet. That often starts with the Youth, as they are the shapers of culture going forward. We sit down to chat with Hong Hoang, founder of Change Vietnam, the largest environmental NGO in all of Vietnam to learn how she has been changing cu…
 
What's up, plant people? Today's episode is one that's close to my heart for so many reasons. My friend and guest, Stephen Janak, is a fellow Texas A&M grad, works for AgriLife Extension, and an olive researcher! He's smart, articulate, funny, and an excellent storyteller. I learned a lot from him and really enjoyed our conversation. I think you wi…
 
Episode #55 is a conversation with Téo Montoya of the Indigenous Futures Podcast. Téo was our guest on episode #48 of the podcast. Episode #48 was a series of recordings from his joining Gabe Crawford and I on the Colorado Trail last summer for a couple days during our Plant-a-go walk. After that episode went out, Téo and I chatted about doing anot…
 
This teaching is taken from the text "The Treasury of Natural Perfection" - translated by Keith Dowman. Dzogchen, or the "Great Perfection," is considered by many to be the apex of Tibetan Buddhism, and Longchen Rabjam is the most celebrated of all the saints of this remarkable tradition. Natural Perfection presents the radical precepts of Dzogchen…
 
Selected teachings and quotes from Tsokknyi Rinpoche from the text "Open Heart, Open Mind." Tsoknyi Rinpoche or Ngawang Tsoknyi Gyatso (born 13 March 1966) is a Nepalese Tibetan Buddhist teacher and author, and the founder of the Pundarika Foundation. He is considered to be the third in a line of reincarnate lamas, the first of whom was a lama in E…
 
Vanessa and Casper look back at all of Season 7 and pull out a few key insights from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. They explore the path of the Malfoys throughout this book, the blooming relationship between Ron and Hermione, and what they think the fate of Slytherin House should be. Throughout the episode they explore the question: What wo…
 
Paramahansa Yogananda (January 5, 1893 – March 7, 1952) was an Indian monk, yogi and guru who introduced millions to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his organization Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) / Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) of India, and who lived his last 32 years in America. A chief disciple of the Bengali yoga guru Swa…
 
In this episode, Laura Dawn speaks with influential thought leader and author of Sacred Economics and The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, Charles Eisenstein. We discuss: Charles' recent psychedelic experiences of ego-dissolution How psychedelics have influenced him as a thought leader Wise advice for the psychedelic leaders of our…
 
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In this episode we sit down with a Practitioner and Researcher from China who has dedicated herself to fully understanding the manufacturing of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and what lies ahead for this critical pillar of Chinese culture. If you are wondering what TCM is, you're not alone. We begin the discussion by breaking down the philosoph…
 
Selected excerpts from the teaching given by Namkai Norbu entitled: The Mirror: Advice on Presence and Awareness. Chögyal Namkhai Norbu (1938-2018) was a Tibetan Dzogchen master. When he was two years old, Namkhai Norbu was recognized as the 'mindstream emanation', a tulku, of the Dzogchen teacher Adzom Drugpa (1842–1924). At five, he was also reco…
 
If you’ve ever been curious about how to spin your own yarn for all of your favorite fiber arts, this workshop is what you’ve been waiting for. We are learning how to spin custom yarn from fiber on a drop spindle with incredible fiber artist and pattern designer Lauren McElroy In her own practice, Lauren sources and curates her yarn from fleece to …
 
Marguerite Porete (13th century – 1 June 1310) was a French-speaking mystic and the author of The Mirror of Simple Souls, a work of Christian mysticism dealing with the workings of agape (divine love). She was burnt at the stake for heresy in Paris in 1310 after a lengthy trial, refusing to remove her book from circulation or recant her views. It w…
 
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