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Sept. 28, 2022

Episode 2 - Conversations with The Bearded Mystic and Akhil (SammyVad…

Akhil, also known as SammyVada is a popular Hindu TikTok creator who has been brought up in the rich tradition of Advaita Vedanta. SammyVada has a vision for Hinduism and most of all, strengthening the community and building ...

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Sept. 25, 2022

Wisdom of the Mystics: Shree Anandmayi Maa

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the wisdom of the great mystic Shree Anandmayi Maa, who gave a beautiful synthesis between devotion and wisdom, bhakti and gyana! Anandmayi means joy-permeated and her tea...

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Sept. 18, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 5: Verse 15 - Verse 19)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 5th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 15 - 19. Sri Krishna explains how this all-pervading Paramatma neither drives human actions nor does it receive ...

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Sept. 11, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 5: Verse 11 - Verse 14)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 5th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 11 - 14. Sri Krishna describes how this karma yogi sets the best example of how to be in the world and not …

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Sept. 4, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 5: Verse 7 - Verse 10)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 5th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 7 - 10. Sri Krishna describes how this karma yogi sets the best example of how to be in the world and not …

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Aug. 28, 2022

Wisdom of the Mystics: Lao Tzu

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the wisdom of the Chinese Sage Lao Tzu. I go through the first two verses of the Tao Te Ching that are attributed to Lao Tzu. Lao Tzu was a Chinese philosopher …

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Aug. 21, 2022

Guided Meditation: The Bearded Mystic Meditation (Version 1)

This guided meditation, the first of its kind, has become the central practice during our weekly Saturday meditation sessions. We explore Sat Chit Ananda and we go from a state of duality into non-duality. This is a 6 step p...

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Aug. 14, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 5: Verse 1 - Verse 6)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 5th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 1 - 6. Arjuna asks a question that every seeker wants to know - is it better to renounce the world or should …

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Aug. 7, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 39 - Verse 42)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 39 - 42. Sri Krishna guides us on the importance of having shraddha and giving our complete focus on this Gyan a...

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July 31, 2022

Wisdom of the Mystics: Meister Eckhart

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the wisdom of the Christian Mystic Meister Eckhart. He had a distinguished career became a Parisian Professor of Theology and took a leading pastoral and organizational ro...

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July 24, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 34 - Verse 38)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 34 - 38. Sri Krishna guides Arjuna to give utmost respect to the sages and rishis who know Brahman. Arjuna must ...

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July 17, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 30 - Verse 33)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 30 - 33. Sri Krishna instructs us to dedicate everything to Brahman, as a sacred offering as this will keep the ...

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July 10, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 24 - Verse 29)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 24 - 29. Sri Krishna instructs us to be completely one in Brahman and to offer all actions to Brahman. Sri Krish...

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July 3, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 19 - Verse 23)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 19 - 23. Sri Krishna makes a beautiful comment about the non-doership of a person and how their intellect is alwa...

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June 26, 2022

Wisdom of the Mystics: Rumi

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the wisdom of one of my favorite poets Rumi. He was a 13th-century Persian poet, that has transcended geography, time, and ethnic divisions. He is known as the most popula...

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June 19, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 13 - Verse 18)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 13 - 18. Sri Krishna gives details about the varna system, and why it was created. However, Krishna has left this...

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June 18, 2022

I want to say Thank You!

Hello everyone! It's been one year since the podcast had it's first episode! I just want to say thank you! Subscribe to The Bearded Mystic Podcast Community: https://www.patreon.com/thebeardedmysticpodcast Please rate and wri...

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June 16, 2022

(Preview) Episode 1 - Conversations with The Bearded Mystic and Lyam …

Lyam or as he is better known as Yamsox is a mathematical and non-dual mystic. In this conversation, I learn a lot from Lyam. We talk about what is infinity to the death of the ego to Adam and Eve! …

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June 12, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 9 - Verse 12)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 9 - 12. Sri Krishna instructs us that we must accept Krishna’s divine birth and understand the purpose. If we do ...

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June 5, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 4: Verse 1 - Verse 8)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 4th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 1 - 8. Sri Krishna establishes the ancient aspect of his wisdom and explains how the teaching is passed down and...

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June 3, 2022

Guided Meditation for Advanced Practitioners: The Body and Mind are G…

This guided meditation presupposes that we can get to the direct path to Awareness and that we are seasoned meditators. However, to help a seeker, a short introduction is given before the meditation begins. I hope you enjoyed...

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May 29, 2022

Wisdom of the Mystics: Guru Kabir Ji

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the wisdom of one of my favorite poets Guru Kabir Ji. His teachings were based on the realization of the One, by going beyond religious divide and he was honest and straig...

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May 22, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 3: Verse 40 - Verse 43)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 3rd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 40 - 43. Sri Krishna tells us what happens when those distorted desires hides within our senses, mind and intell...

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May 15, 2022

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 3: Verse 36 - Verse 39)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 3rd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 36 - 39. Arjuna asks this question that we all feel, that we may have felt before we started on this spiritual p...

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