Best Vedic Wisdom podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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Join philosopher, educator and celebrated speaker on the cognitive sciences Thom Knoles for conversations with leaders, teachers, authors and professors designed to inspire and provoke deeper insight. Thom is an renowned expert on the relationship between quantum physics and human consciousness, and on the 5,000 year-old body of wisdom known as the Veda. For over 40 years, he has personally taught meditation to tens of thousands of students and consulted to governments and private corporations.
 
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The Yoga Hour
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The Yoga Hour: Living the Eternal Way offers inspiration, insights and time-tested practices from the ancient system of Kriya Yoga–a philosophy and practice for spiritually conscious, fulfilled living in today's world. From the ocean of wisdom of the Vedic rishis, or sages, flows a stream of inspiration to powerfully transform the way we live every moment of every day. This hour of keen insight into spiritual principles touches upon the most practical aspects of our lives such as work, relat ...
 
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Urban Spirituality
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MAKING SPIRITUALITY WORK IN AN IMPERFECT WORLD - The Show which fuses ancient wisdom with contemporary spiritual practices to deliver value adding tools, traitsandinsights to helpyoulive your fullest potential! Featuring authentic, unfiltered dialogue with Guests from diverse backgrounds, to inspire, entertain and enlighten all who listen.If you resonate with any of these:Looking to evolve to a higher level of existence? To practically harness spirituality & personal growth in a crazy busy, ...
 
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Out of Mo's Mind
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Mo's Podcast with tales of life, as seen through the eyes of a metaphysician and former yo-yo pro living in the 21st Century. A Tarot Master and Vedic Astrologer, Mo is also a writer and now, to the annoyance of many, a podcaster.
 
Interviews with Scholars of South Asia about their New Books
 
India Mahesh Leadership Podcasts is all about wisdom for individuals who aspire for leadership in their professional as well as personal life. The knowledge presented in the podcasts are designed to help the listeners to find peace as well as prosperity by understanding the supreme wisdom enumerated in the various ancient Indian (read Vedic) sages.
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads. Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shloka (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustubh ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads.Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shloka (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustubh ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads.Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shloka (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustubh ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads. The Chandogya-upanishad belongs to the Sama-veda. It ranks among the oldest Upanishads, dating to the Brahmana period of Vedic Sanskrit (before the 8th century BC). It ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads. Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shloka (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustubh ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads. Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shlokas (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustub ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads. Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shlokas (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustub ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads. Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shloka (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustubh ...
 
The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other Upanishads. Most of the Upanishads were kept secret for centuries, only passed on to others orally in the form of Shloka (a category of verse line developed from the Vedic Anustubh ...
 
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To what extent may we say that religion is a theatrical phenomenon, and that theatre is a religious experience? Can making sense of one help us make sense of the other? Join us as we dive into The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre (Routledge, 2018) with its author David V. Mason (editor-in-chief for Ecumenica: Performance and Religion ...…
 
Yoga keeps us healthy, promotes resilience, and increases the body's natural healing ability. Yoga therapist and teacher Amy Wheeler, Ph.D., joins Dr. Laurel Trujillo to discuss how yoga practices balance the body and help us to heal from the inside out.
 
Dr. Shonaleeka Kaul is a cultural historian of early South Asia specializing in working with Sanskrit texts. She is Associate Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and has worked extensively on Sanskrit kavya, a genre of highly aesthetic poetry and prose. She is the author of The Making of Early Kashmir: L ...…
 
All about being a Yo-yo Pro in the 80s and 90s. How and why it came to be, and why it all ended. We all have a journey and this was a major part of Mo's. The episode ends with the song, "Mighty Mo the Yo-yo Pro," written about him by friend, writer and performer, Barry Ebert. The song alone is worth listening to Mo ramble.…
 
Yogacharya O'Brian reflects on the remarkable life of Roy Eugene Davis, her teacher for 40 years. We dedicate this program to Roy's memory with deep appreciation for his more than six decades of teaching Kriya yoga.
 
How do we live our lives from our deepest spiritual insight? Craig Bullock (Isha Das), founder and spiritual director of the Assisi Institute, joins Dr. Laurel Trujillo to discuss how meditation, prayer, and forgiveness are the keys to abundant living.
 
In a world that seems to be plagued with unkind acts, every one of us has the tool to counteract that darkness. Kindness is the key. In this episode, Mo discusses the benefits of kindness, the reason it's so positive and how to achieve it as often as possible. With kindness, you simply must have a more relaxed life.…
 
Urban Spirituality's Presents: How to Stop Seeking and Start Living - with award winning Mindset Expert, Coach, International Speaker and Author, Michele Attias. Originating from Gibraltar, Michele Attias is a Mindset Expert, Coach, International Speaker and Author of the successful book 'Look Inside: Stop Seeking Start Living'. She was previou ...…
 
Embodying the Vedas: Traditional Vedic Schools of Contemporary Maharashtra(De Gruyter, 2017; open access) probes the backbone of what makes Hinduism the world’s oldest living tradition: the unbroken chain of transmission of Vedic texts composed over 3,000 years ago, originating circa 1750-1200 BCE. What does the process of that transmission loo ...…
 
In the aftermath of Alexander the Great’s conquests, the Seleucid kings ruled a vast territory stretching from Central Asia to Anatolia, Armenia to the Persian Gulf. In a radical move to impose unity and regulate behavior, this Graeco-Macedonian imperial power introduced a linear and transcendent conception of time. Under Seleucid rule, time no ...…
 
In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic. How can publishers and authors contribute to this process? This podcast addresses this issue. We interview Professor Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, whose book, The Good Drone: How Social Movem ...…
 
Parents, teachers, feminists, conservatives, lawyers, the concerned citizen – pornography raises everyone's hackles. Author Richa Kaul Padte approaches pornography with a combination of light-hearted camaraderie and intellectual curiosity instead. Taking seriously the notion that every individual has sexual rights, Kaul Padte explores the twinn ...…
 
Claire Pamment’s book Comic Performance in Pakistan: The Bhānd (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) is a fantastic new book centered on the Punjabi folk art of the Bhānd, or comic performance. Pamment explores the history and present of the Bhānd and Bhānd artists through a thoroughly interdisciplinary lens that engages performance studies, ethnography, ...…
 
Urban Spirituality's Presents: Life Hacks From An Ex Monk - with Klaus M Nielsen Back by popular demand, our guest on this episode is a Danish born ex Pentagon hacker who was one of the minds behind Wikileaks, who went on to become a famous international travelling monk, and the force behind the “Ask A Monk” project for nearly a decade, impacti ...…
 
Spiritual teacher and author Roy Eugene Davis, one of the last living direct disciples of Paramahansa Yogananda, has been sharing the teachings of Kriya yoga for more than 65 years. Tune in as he shares stories and teachings of this great sage.
 
The Indian caste system is an ancient, pervasive institution of social organization within the subcontinent – or is it? Join me as I speak with Dr. Prakash Shah (Reader in Culture and Law at the Queen Mary University of London, UK) about his co-edited work, Western Foundations of the Caste System(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Ranging from ancient ...…
 
In the twenty-first century, India and the United States are two closely connected states. Some of this is economic, and with it comes a concern that jobs in the United States are being outsourced to India. The two countries also face concerns over terrorism, engage in cultural dialogue with each other, and lay claim to being two of the largest ...…
 
Spiritual teacher and author Roy Eugene Davis, one of the last living direct disciples of Paramahansa Yogananda, has been sharing the teachings of Kriya yoga for more than 65 years. Tune in as he shares stories and teachings of this great sage.
 
This episode is an odd journey down memory lane, a lane filled with inebriated Mardi Gras revelers in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1977, SNL decided to broadcast live from Mardi Gras. Mo was there and, well, the rest is history, kind of.
 
Urban Spirituality's "Walk On The Wise Side Show" Presents: "The Keys To Attracting Authentic Love" with Special Guest Julia Keller - International Best-Selling Author, Interaction Expert & Love Coach Is your inner critic getting the best of you? Are you fed up of self-sabotage? Are you seeking a deeper connection with that special someone? Or ...…
 
In this episode of New Books in Buddhist Studies, Dr. Richard Salomon speaks about his book The Buddhist Literature of Ancient Gandhāra: An Introduction with Selected Translation (Wisdom Publications, 2018). One of the great archeological finds of the 20th century, the Gandhāran Buddhist Texts, dating from the 1st century CE, are the oldest Bud ...…
 
I was once a Hippie type Freak. My Hair was immense but it was just who I was. As it turned out, letting my hair grow wasn't a statement, it was letting my inner Freak out. We all have a freak (so to speak) inside of us that wants to materialize. Although there may not be a real guide to that here, you may get some ideas of your own. Be yoursel ...…
 
This story is a true one. Mo was a Tarot Snob for a long time, and discovered that such attitudes stifled his creativity and made him stupid. Luckily, he realized his bone-headed ways and made a change, thus this podcast. Otherwise, he'd still be steeped in self-importance.
 
A spiritual friend, soul companion, counselor, guru, or spiritual director is an essential component of the spiritual path. Join Yogacharya O'Brian and Rev. Seifu Anil Singh-Molares, the executive director of Spiritual Directors International, as they talk about the role of the spiritual friend and its increasing relevance today.…
 
Skepticism has a long history in the Western tradition, from Pyrrhonian Skepticism in the Hellenistic period to more contemporary forms of skepticism most often used as foils to theories of knowledge. The existence of skepticism in Indian Philosophy, however, has long been neglected in favor of dogmatic positions. In Three Pillars of Skepticism ...…
 
Studies of Hindu saints tend to focus primarily on the saints themselves—their words, teachings, and practices—rather than tending to the often complex and complicated world of texts and traditions about those saints—which is how we have come to know them. Even when hagiographical writings are addressed, more often than not such writings are pr ...…
 
We all love LOVE - and receiving it makes us feel great. But there's one kind of love that most people shockingly miss out on: SELF LOVE. Urban Spirituality's "Walk On The Wise Side Show" features internationally recognised self-help coach, Reiki Master, celebrated healer and meditation teacher Sneha Ramji.: - The importance of self love in a s ...…
 
A Conversation with Eddie SternThom Knoles speaks with yogi, author and co-founder of Ashtanga Yoga New York and the Brooklyn Yoga Club Eddie Stern on the importance and benefit of incorporating yoga as a holistic practice for body, nervous system and mind, as a means for promoting self-regulation, and as a method for healing and balancing the ...…
 
Join Yogacharya O'Brian and Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar and Dr. Manisha Kshirsagar on Valentine's Day for a look at what Ayurveda and yoga tell us about the vital connection between self-care and loving relationships.
 
Nine Nights of the Goddess: The Navaratri Festival in South Asia (SUNY Press, 2018), edited by Caleb Simmons, Moumita Sen, and Hillary Peter Rodrigues, is a diverse collection of cutting-edge interdisciplinary essays looking at the most ubiquitous festival across the Hindu world: the nine-night autumnal celebration of the Great Goddess, Durgā. ...…
 
This episode is a general ramble about Mo's thoughts on romantic love. Although romantic love isn't always easy, okay, never easy, it's still pretty darn wonderful and worth believing in. What is this strange power? Who knows, but it sure is fun.
 
Urban Spirituality presents: "How to Thrive & not just Survive - Life Lessons from a Plan Crash Survivor" Ever feel like running away when the going gets tough? Or that you don't feel understood and supported by those close to you? Have you ever lost something big and felt unsure how to carry on and succeed? Do you feel like you are just "survi ...…
 
Life is worthy of a celebration every day! Do you know about the Cross Quarter Days? Do you celebrate as often as you can? This episode encourages you to do just that! Life is for living!
 
We can all relate to pain-it's the main reason people go to a doctor. Yoga offers us some simple and time-tested ways to help. Join Yogacharya O'Brian and Swami Sivashankariananda, director of the San Francisco Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, as they explore how we can teach the body a new response.
 
Richard Gombrich's new book, Buddhism and Pali (Mud Pie Slices, 2018), puts the richness of the Pali language on display. He introduces the reader to the origins of Pali, its linguistic character, and the style of Pali literature. Far more than just an introductory book, Richard argues not only that the Pali Canon records the words of the Buddh ...…
 
Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated Critical Edition, edited by S. Anand (Verso, 2016) and with an Introduction ‘The Doctor and the Saint’ by Arundhati Roy, is based on a speech by Dr. B.R. Ambedakar who took up the anti-caste struggles for the Untouchables in India. S. Anand’s work with thoroughly researched annotations alongside the speech a ...…
 
What role does mantra play in the lives of Hindu practitioners? Mani Rao takes us on a journey to three sacred sites across India’s Andhra-Telangana region. The practitioners she engages at these sites offer insight into their transformative embodied experience of mantra. Rao dovetails scholarship and practice to grapple with the captivating, e ...…
 
Mo and family went to Chinatown in San Francisco in 1973. The Dragon made a prediction. Did it come true? Did they treat Mo well?
 
Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam (University of California Press, 2018) by Brannon D. Ingram is a timely study of the Deoband movement from its inception in India to its transnational contemporary context in South Africa. Through careful analysis of historical textual discourses, Ingram carefully guides his readers thro ...…
 
"How to Develop The Go All In Mindset" with Prash K & Robert Brus. * Do you feel like something is holding you back from "going all in" ? * Maybe you feel like what you are striving for is beyond your grasp? * Or perhaps you're not worthy of achieving or being it? * Or maybe you feel like fear, naysayers and people around your are holding you b ...…
 
Chinmay Tumbe's book Moving India: A History of Migration (Penguin/Viking, 2018) is a brilliant and path-breaking history of Migration in India. Tumbe analyses the interlinked histories of migrations of different communities in and out of India and the world. His focus is novel and he argues for regarding the Great Indian Migration Wave as a un ...…
 
Thom Knoles discuses the mechanics of charm, why following charm is the primary motivator of the evolutionary process and how constant interaction and adaptation to change is what evolution actually is all about. The idea that change is an event is a complete illusion. Charm is the only counselor toward action or non-action.Produced by Eric Cahan…
 
As "drops in the river of time," can we find happiness and fulfillment in the midst of constant change? Listen as Rabbi Rami Shapiro, author of The Tao of Solomon, and Yogacharya O'Brian talk about what can't be put into words! This discussion is sure to be enjoyable, challenging, and insightful.
 
In the life and legacy of Paramahansa Yogananda, we can see an inspired life that includes the four Vedic goals of life-to live with higher purpose, prosper, enjoy life, and realize liberation. What can we learn from Yogananda's life about those goals and how to achieve them? Join spiritual friends Yogacharya O'Brian and Philip Goldberg, author ...…
 
Almost a decade in the making, Adivasis and the State: Subalternity and Citizenship in India's Bhil Heartland(Cambridge University Press, 2018) draws on collaboratively collected oral histories of two social movements in western Madhya Pradesh, the Khedut Mazdoor Chetna Sangath (KMCS) and the Adivasi Mukti Sangathan (AMS). This longue-durée app ...…
 
Anti Fatigue Strategies with Ashok Gupta & Prash K: Fatigue is the No.1 symptom that people tell their Doctors about. Whether you're a climbing the career ladder or chasing your dreams - fatigue is one of the biggest hurdles that face us now, more than ever. So if you: Find you’re sometimes running on empty, mentally or physically Regularly fee ...…
 
A Conversation with Josh KordaThom Knoles speaks with author and Dharmapunx NYC's guiding teacher Josh Korda about Buddhism, Vedanta and applying meditation and spirituality to situations in our everyday lives as well as toward end-of-life care.Produced by Eric Cahan
 
Have you ever been stuck in a rut doing a job you don’t like, in a relationship with the wrong person or feeling you aren’t living your best life? Find out how to escape from the prison of your own mind and go beyond just positive thinking and more into positive DOING. Tune in to this episode where ex Google Exec, Author and Entrepreneur Anuj G ...…
 
We all want to be happy and for our happiness to last. Spiritual realization puts us in touch with the soul's bliss. Yogacharya O'Brian discusses the innate joy that is part of our soul nature, how to experience it more often, and more fully. Tune in and wake up to joy!
 
Sounding Islam: Voice, Media, and Sonic Atmospheres in an Indian Ocean World(University of California Press, 2018) by Patrick Eisenlohr is an exciting ethnographic study of Mauritian Muslims’ soundscapes. Through the exploration of na‘t, or devotional poetic recitations that honor the prophet Muhammad, Eisenlohr captures the sensory dimension o ...…
 
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