For those of you, like me, who hadn’t seen Terrence McKenna’s conversation with Ram Das (formerly Richard Alpert, Harvard professor and psychedelic pioneer of the 1960’s), you’ll be in for a real treat. On the surface they appear to be coming from opposite ends. Following an intensive series of experiences with his guru Maharaj-ji (who also […]Read more "And Now for a Little Saturday Evening Broadcast: Terence McKenna and Ram Das"
Have you ever wondered about the intersections of erotic and spiritual life? I know I have, quite frequently, as most of my late-twenties life has shown a pattern of learned separation between the two, a pattern that still persists across multiple cultures I survived and interacted with. Yet, there is an abundance of arenas in […]Read more "Towards a Mystic Understanding of Erotic Knowing and Gender Identity"
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Sri Aurobindo wrote that, “it is a spiritual evolution we foresee and the material is only its shadow and reflex.” It is easy to interpret this statement, without context, as a form of world-denial. Aurobindo began as political activist, but later in his life turned to the path of the Yogi and never left his […]Read more "The Life and Teachings of Sri Aurobindo: a lecture by Dr. Debashish"
I was interviewed yesterday by Willi Paul from Open Myth Source on mythology, culture and the current crisis of our age! Willi had some good questions for me! Hope you enjoy, and forgive my inclination to ramble! The show topics (a lot was covered, but alas with such questions we only scratch the surface!) SHOW […]Read more "The Crisis is Sacred, interview with Willi Paul of Open Myth Source"