The Eternal and Infinite Nature of the Self with Rupert Spira

Free Listening Through January 31, 2017: Keep listening while you browse! Click on the Pop out player button, above on the right. This teacher of non-dualism sheds light on the essential teachings of what is known as “the direct path.” Almost everybody believes that whatever it is we are seeing is something that is outside ourselves. This leads to a most vexing question for science: How is consciousness derived from the brain? No neurologist or brain surgeon has ever found consciousness in the brain. Spira tells us, “The non-dual traditions, in general, suggest that consciousness is not derived from the
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The Transformative Path of Divine Love with Will Keepin, Ph.D.

Free Listening Through January 24, 2017: Keep listening while you browse! Click on the Pop out player button, above on the right. Keepin states that the essence of God resides in the heart; this supreme reality is deeply personal. His work as both a scientist and a seeker of spiritual wisdom reveals that we are witnessing the birth of a vast, unified worldview that unites and cross-fertilizes East and West, modern and indigenous, human and nonhuman, contemporary and ancient – leading us toward a deep collective realization of a seamless oneness of existence as revealed in a universal path of
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Bringing Unconditional Love To Ourselves with Robyn Posin, Ph.D.

This dialogue explores how we may become more consistently gentle, more kind, and more tender with ourselves in this mad-paced world. How may we develop the habit of listening to that little voice inside that is so often ignored in the name of expediency? Robyn Posin suggests that we make an agreement with ourselves to take some part of every week to just listen. She says it’s important to make a habit of taking the time to sit quietly with ourselves, and reminds us that it’s also important to keep that commitment no matter what. Rather than taking a large
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Finding A God That Is Real with Nancy Ellen Abrams, J.D.

In this deep dialogue we look at a new theory of God based on science. Our guest suggests that we need a God that can connect us spiritually to the “real” universe and can guide our now globally conscious species toward a long-term and honorable civilization. Abrams says, “God, as I see it, is our bridge to the universe. God did not create the universe but God created the meaning of the universe. God is an emergent phenomenon from us human beings. It has come about because of our aspirations; every person has aspirations. Our aspirations over generations and generations, maybe
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The Redemptive Power Of A Near Death Experience with Rajiv Parti, M.D.

As a young man in India, wanting to escape the rigors of medical school, Rajiv Parti fled to an ashram in the Himalayas. He told the head monk that he wanted to become a monk. The guru laughed and told him he was not ready. Parti was given a spiritual initiation and sent back home. He then went on to became a medical doctor and thirty years later and half a world away in Southern California, he fled his life once more, this time at the behest of a Being of Light, two angels, and a truly profound mystical exploration,
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Helping Teenagers to Find Their Inner Guide with Kelly and Tom Shelstad

Adolescence is a time of great ferment and change. When messages abound that tell a young person they are not enough, they tend to concentrate their energies on being prettier, smarter, or more popular. What does this leave out? Kelly and Tom Shelstad offer wilderness programs and other activities that have proven to be of help to young people and their families as they traverse the treacherous waters from childhood to adulthood in a way that supports self-esteem and self-knowledge. Each wilderness experience includes a built-in “purposeful challenge” of alone time. This is a time without the “normal” distractions of
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The Public Purpose Of Art with Arlene Goldbard

We’re on the cusp of a paradigm shift, a radical change in worldview that will thrust art and culture onto center stage. What does that mean? How will the world be different? What is the rising spirit of the times and how is it being expressed in art? Arlene Goldbard says, “I have this overwhelming image of energy gathering force and taking shape.” She likens this force to a wave and says, “No one masterminds a wave, ordering all the drops of water into line. Many independent forces operate simultaneously – wind, gravity, disturbances of all kinds – and somehow, the wave mounts.” In
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Thomas Merton, A Mystic Lover Of Life with Matthew Fox, Ph.D.

Thomas Merton was an American Catholic writer, mystic, and Trappist monk who died mysteriously in Bangkok, Thailand when he was 53 years old. The gifts he left behind from his short life were immense. He combined deep contemplation with social action. Here Fr. Matthew Fox shares his profound intersection with Merton via Creation Spirituality. It was Merton who suggested that Fox, who was a young Dominican at the time, go to Paris and pursue his doctorate. Through many years, Fox was stimulated by his correspondence with Merton. He takes us through a history lesson of the Roman Catholic Church and
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Cultivating Your Own Vitality with Dr. Deborah Zucker, N.D.

“Vitality is the essence of what it is to be alive,” says Deborah Zucker, “it is our life energy moving through us and expressing itself uniquely in each of us.” She believes that health and vitality are one and the same, so taking care of our health is absolutely necessary for our total wellbeing. Our bodies will tell us when something is wrong. When our vitality is weak, it can manifest as illness, fatigue, or irritability, reminding us to pay attention and start tending to ourselves. Our health is everything, Zucker says. It isn’t just dieting, exercising, or getting enough rest. It’s about
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Boost Your Joy With The Help Of Technology, Gadgets, And Cognitive Enhancers with Jonathan Robinson

Technology can enhance our lives or it can detract from our good health and well-being. The wise use of the tools of technology, gadgets, cognitive enhancers and supplements, may help us to have more peace, love and joy in our lives, supporting us to create a better and more sustainable world. Or, technology can become “gadgets of mass distraction.” Here we look at some criteria that can help us discern which of these will enhance our lives and which we should avoid. Robinson makes a distinction between technologies that train you and those that are more addictive. For example, “Video games
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