Curious Bodhi

Curious Bodhi

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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 - not just ‘dry, book knowledge’. We cover topics like: how awakening affects us on a societal level in science, art, & economics; Buddhism, Hinduism, & ancient knowledge; plant entheogens; and spiritual practice. Email me at [email protected]


24 - Gentle Guided Meditation on Death
May 22 • 11 min
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 in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/curiousbodhi/message
23 - Just Walk! A Guided Meditation
May 12 • 8 min
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, and finding yourself in your experience…
22 - The Cycle of Birth, Death, & Caffeination
May 3 • 20 min
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 possible? Here, we share what the Buddha found while on his final step into liberation, a few tips about how…
21 - Energy, Tantra, and Awakening with Julie Jancius
Apr 26 • 50 min
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 “Angels & Awakening” podcast, comes on the show to talk with me about energy, Tantra, Kundalini,…
20 - Buddhism is not a Religion!
Apr 12 • 27 min
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 sets the stage so that you may awaken easier? With this ease in mind, Buddhism seeks to help liberate all…
19 - Building an Ecological House: Part II
Mar 21 • 25 min
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 have gained about life. With our rising population and hyper-focus on technology, I believe we need…
18 - The Economy, Cities, & Our Big Brains: Part I
Mar 18 • 23 min
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 taking on human roles, and we will be an evermore intelligent species. What will we do with this changing…
17 - Hinduism is not a Religion: Perspective with Karthik
Mar 13 • 47 min
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 India’s vast population, and what comes with embracing this title? What’s up with the holy books such as the Vedas…
16 - Internet Series: Effects on our Consciousness
Feb 15 • 24 min
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 will this and other internet behaviours…
15 - Is There Security In The Material?
Feb 4 • 9 min
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 you think about our need for fulfillment… please send your comments through to [email protected] Send…
14 - The 8-Fold Path & The 4 Noble Truths
Jan 29 • 35 min
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 information by his own initiative. If we are willing to take a look at our own conscious experience, we…
13 - Samsara Explained; Getting off the Wheel
Jan 6 • 12 min
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 up in The Wheel and one way out… Send…
12 - Going to the Roots of “Being”
Dec 30, 2018 • 17 min
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 yourself to find your own being-ness. After all, every holy scripture points to this very essence, which…
11 - Interview with Hans Wilhelm On Our Pre-birth Plan and Reincarnation
Dec 25, 2018 • 48 min
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 plan and why we decide to incarnate…
10 - The God Button: Bufo Alvarius
Dec 18, 2018 • 27 min
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 short, is an altogether transcendent experience for the soul, illuminating the gifts that God bestows on…
9 - Manifestation Takes Time, So Keep Going
Dec 9, 2018 • 6 min
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, aka “inspiration” about a project…
8 - Internet Series: De-Google Yourself!
Dec 3, 2018 • 21 min
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 Americans say, “look 7 generations ahead of…
7 - Interview with Artist Demi on Italian Politics And Ego Death
Nov 26, 2018 • 51 min
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 on to penetrate spirituality from the point-of-view of a free soul living in the city with hopes of a…
6 - All People and Phenomena Are Empty!
Nov 20, 2018 • 13 min
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 on a situation. This is applicable…
5 - Interview with Tattooist Jeffrey Segundo on Following Instincts
Nov 14, 2018 • 53 min
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. We met through a series of serendipities, and it was his attraction to our tattoo studio’s spiritual vibe…
4 - Interview with Jana Rosenbergova on Freedom
Nov 7, 2018 • 34 min
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 spirituality and healing in real-time.…
3 - Organic & Spontaneous Satsang in London
Oct 28, 2018 • 19 min
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 non-separation; little paradoxes;…
2 - Buddhist Methods of Awakening
Oct 19, 2018 • 36 min
In this very practical guide to various Buddhist methods of awakening, we will take a brief walk through the Vedas, Zen, Advaita, Theravada, Tantra, and Mahayana to explain what you can pull from these traditions to hone your spiritual practice and bring…
1 - Introduction: Spirituality is Realistic
Oct 14, 2018 • 20 min
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 stages of our spiritual development.…