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Dec. 26, 2021

Special Episode: A Deep Dive into Advaita Vedanta (Nonduality)

In this special episode, the Bearded Mystic goes into a deep dive of Advaita Vedanta or Nonduality. The Bearded Mystic goes through 5 questions that were asked by the listeners of the podcast and gives his honest opinion abo...

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Dec. 19, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 49 - Verse 51)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 49 - 51. Shri Krishna guides us on how to be in the transcendental realm of the Supreme and how liberation is ava...

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Dec. 12, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 47 - Verse 48)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 47 - 48. Shri Krishna discusses how we have free will and control our actions. We must also remember to not be at...

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Dec. 5, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 44 - Verse 46)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 44 - 46. Shri Krishna discusses how to live with the pleasures of what nature has provided in terms of the body a...

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Nov. 21, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 39 - Verse 43)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 39 - 43. Shri Krishna discusses what the focus should be for Arjuna and how he can master the understanding of Sa...

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Nov. 14, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 31 - Verse 38)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 31 - 38. Shri Krishna summarizes for Arjuna how to approach the war. He is given two outcomes if he loses the bat...

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Nov. 7, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 26 - Verse 30)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 26 - 30. Shri Krishna summarizes the concept of death so that Arjuna is now clear that the atman cannot die and t...

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Oct. 24, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 21 - Verse 25)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 21 - 25. Shri Krishna explains exactly what You are. Translation used: The Bhagavad Gita Comes Alive: A Radical T...

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Oct. 17, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 16 - Verse 20)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 16 - 20. This episode goes deep into understanding what is real and what is unreal. Translation used: The Bhagava...

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Oct. 10, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 11 - Verse 15)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 11 - 15. This episode discusses the importance of understanding death, the eternal nature of life and how we are ...

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Sept. 26, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 6 - Verse 10)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 6 - 10. This episode discusses what the ultimate purpose of the Gita is and we discover how Arjuna reaches the po...

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Sept. 23, 2021

Gyana - The Supreme Path

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the importance of Gyana or Knowledge and why it is the absolute Supreme Path towards enlightenment, towards liberation. Karma (selfless service), Bhakti (devotion/worship)...

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Sept. 19, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 2: Verse 1 - Verse 5)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the 2nd chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 1 - 5. This episode discusses Krishna's first words to Arjuna that may shock you and then is followed with Arjuna...

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Sept. 16, 2021

When the Student is ready, the Teacher appears!

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the importance of having a guru but the importance also applies to the sincerity of the seeker. There can be gurus for entertainment or gurus for serious spiritual growth....

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Sept. 5, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 1: Verse 36 - Verse 47)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast introduces a brief commentary on the 1st chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 36 - 47. This episode discusses the importance of women's rights and when we see these rig...

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Sept. 2, 2021

What Should I Pick? A Social Media Post or A Spiritual Book?

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses whether it is best to scroll through social media posts for spiritual practice or should we spend time reading spiritual texts of any tradition. Is it important to underst...

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Aug. 29, 2021

Thoughts on The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 1: Verse 1 - Verse 35)

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast introduces a brief commentary on the 1st chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, specifically verses 1 - 35. This episode dwells upon Arjuna's dilemma and Rahul highlights that we have all be...

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Aug. 26, 2021

Is The Path of Enlightenment for Everyone?

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses what triggers the journey towards enlightenment and even questions whether it is a journey! I hope you enjoyed listening to this 20th episode. If you would like to learn m...

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Aug. 22, 2021

5 Benefits That I Gained From Meditation

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses 5 benefits that I gained from meditation and how it impacted my life. I hope you enjoyed listening to this 19th episode. If you would like to learn more with my Thoughts …

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Aug. 19, 2021

3 Hollywood Movies with Dharmic Influences

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses 3 Hollywood movies that have incredible depth in spiritual content, especially of the dharmic traditions. The movies explored are Interstellar, Inception and The Matrix. I...

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Aug. 15, 2021

COVID-19 and Common Sense Spirituality

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the impact that misinformation on COVID-19 has affected the spiritual, yoga and wellness circle. In this brief episode, the discussion dwells into why it is important to b...

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Aug. 12, 2021

Is It An Awakening Or Is It Enlightenment?

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast offers clarity on the differences between an awakening and enlightenment. Sometimes, we mistakenly declare enlightenment when we really we had just had an awakening experience. List...

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Aug. 8, 2021

The Benefits of Satsang

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses the benefits of satsang. Satsang means the company of the truth or those individuals that are enlightened with the Truth. I hope you enjoyed listening to this 15th episode...

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Aug. 5, 2021

Who Am I? The Question of all Questions

In this episode, The Bearded Mystic Podcast discusses how the spiritual inquiry into 'Who Am I? is the question of all questions that needs to be explored. Through this inquiry, we can come to the realization of who I am. …

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