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THEY CONSCIOUSNESS

THEY CONSCIOUSNESS

September 5, 2015

In this podcast we take a look at what happens when people worry about the opinions others have about them and how meditation can counter this worry. [23 minutes. Free.]

EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON? REALLY?

EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON? REALLY?

August 31, 2015

This short podcast takes a swipe at the current platitude that 'everything happens for a reason', characterising it a an escapist notion. [9 minutes. Free.]

CHAOS AND COSMOS PART 2

CHAOS AND COSMOS PART 2

August 31, 2015

In this seond part of four, the theme of the coincidence and mutual dependence of opposites comes to the fore. This is a theme central to the world-views of our three sages: Buddha, Lao Tzu and Heraclitus. Amongst particular opposites discussed are oneness and multiplicity, chaos and cosmos, high and low, nirvana and samsara and more. The discussion also considers language, human suffering and flourishing, interconnectedness and strategies for living.

THE MEANING OF LIFE IS LIFE

THE MEANING OF LIFE IS LIFE

August 25, 2015

In this podcast, Anna and Pete discuss the meaning of life and how grand narratives supply off-the-peg answers to the big conundrums that face human beings by reference to a 'transcendental guarantee'. We find this strategy for ameliorating meaninglessness to be defective on a number of counts and recommend that individuals freely choose and pursue their own projects whilst dancing under the open sky. [30 minutes. Free.]

DOES YOGA MAKE YOU HAPPY?

DOES YOGA MAKE YOU HAPPY?

August 12, 2015

This short blast came out of a question Anna was asked about the possible impact of yoga practice on one's happiness. The conversation segues into a brief discussion of santosha which is Patanjali's term for contentment, and then into a consideration of psychological resilience. These are themes that we will expand upon in future podcasts. [16 minutes. Free.]

THERE ARE NO RULES FOR LOVE

THERE ARE NO RULES FOR LOVE

July 18, 2015

In this podcast, Pete Yates quizzes Anna Ingham about her book, There Are No Rules For Love. The discussion revolved around the idea that each human being is unique and stereotyping is both thwarting and violent, especially when it comes to intimate relationships. Anna's book is available here. [21 minutes. Free.]

TANTRA

TANTRA

May 17, 2015

This short talk describes Tantra in general terms and is the first entry in our 'verbal glossary' which we hope will help listeners negotiate the vast field of spirituality. [5 minutes, free.]