17 Mar 2014
March 17, 2014

Episode 54: Invite Not the Future

Can we take anticipated suffering and turn it into something that enriches the present moment? For those of us who want to approach future suffering with some degree of equanimity, mindfulness and open heartedness, the earlier we start, the better. The more we come into the presence of these phenomena, working with these struggles even.. read more →

26 Feb 2014
February 26, 2014

Episode 53: Devotion & the Guru

The Guru as a separate entity only exists within the illusion of separateness – the minute “it” has worked to awaken you – “it” ceases to be anything. It’s a self destruct mechanism. In order for us to be able to make these teachings available to everyone, we need your support. As Ram Dass says, “When.. read more →

When you are no longer laying trips on anyone, not judging, or discriminating individual differences, you become the environment in which the optimum growth is available to all human beings you come into contact with. In order for us to be able to make these teachings available to everyone, we need your support. As Ram.. read more →

16 Jan 2014
January 16, 2014

Episode 51: Greed & Consciousness

Most people in society are pushing away experiences that indicate that they have an identity on other planes of reality, in order to hold tightly to the plane of reality that they are comfortable with. A liberated being is someone who has moved out of the reality that they initially thought was the absolute reality.. read more →

“Loving kindness is the spirit of friendship toward yourself and others.” – Sharon Salzberg “Interdependence is not romantic, but it’s the truth of things – that our lives have something to do with one another.” – Sharon Salzberg   In order for us to be able to make these teachings available to everyone, we need.. read more →

27 Nov 2013
November 27, 2013

Episode 49: Sharon Salzberg

There are tools and techniques that one can make use of to have a happier life – and these tools do not require a belief system. It’s about the possibility of re-training the condition of the mind in a way so that old patterns of pushing away or holding on can be challenged and relinquished into a.. read more →

08 Nov 2013
November 8, 2013

Episode 48: Living the Mystery

The process is realizing that you and I exist on more than one plane of awareness simultaneously and on one plane suffering stinks, and on another plane suffering is grace. And the question is, “Can you balance those two things in your consciousness?”   In order for us to be able to make these teachings.. read more →

25 Oct 2013
October 25, 2013

Episode 47: Universal Energy and Miracles

What’s awesome is the amount of energy that is available to a human being. The paradox is, as long as you are a somebody you are dealing with a finite amount of energy that is able to function through somebody-ness. Only when you become nobody can you be one with universal energy.   In order.. read more →

09 Oct 2013
October 9, 2013

New Podcast Featuring Rameshwar Das

Tami Simon speaks with Rameshwar Das, a writer, photographer, and long-time friend of Ram Dass. Rameshwar met his guru Neem Karoli Baba in India in 1970, and most recently was coauthor with Ram Dass on his new book – Polishing the Mirror. In this episode, Tami speaks with Rameshwar about suffering as a doorway of.. read more →

27 Sep 2013
September 27, 2013

Episode 46: …And That Too

Our journey is about totally embracing life, but doing it with non-attachment. By embracing the ten thousand horrible visions and the ten thousand beautiful visions, you go through the doorway of nature to go beyond nature at the same time as being fully in it.   In order for us to be able to make.. read more →