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Wisdom of the Sages
55 minutes | Feb 6, 2023
954: Yogis Don’t Talk Like That
Vishnu descends to recalibrate and enliven / birth as a human is a rare opportunity to learn and be liberated / we all have an eternal spiritual nature - don’t settle for temporary happiness / formula for human life - divine austerity, to purify the heart, leading to liberation / car culture has gotta collapse / Bright Door: Service to the great souls opens the doors to liberation / Dark Door: exploitation of women for sex / when it come to porn, everyone has to draw a hard line and not cross it / speaking about women as sex objects - yogis don’t talk like that! SB 5.5.1-2
54 minutes | Feb 5, 2023
953: Q & A - Volume 151
Can we make adaptations for Senior Citizen Bhakti-yogis? / Why do materialist sometimes seem happier than spiritualists? / How to explain the yamas and niyamas to a new audience?
50 minutes | Feb 4, 2023
952: Gentlemen Start Your Yajnas!
the return of the Varkala Jellyfish / Sri Nityananada - God manifests in unlimited ways for enjoyment / Krishna is behind everything / respecting the Devas in the context of Krishna / how the seers of the truth define what is real SB 5.4.16-19
58 minutes | Feb 2, 2023
951: Hate the Hate Within Yourself
it’s inevitable that Bhakti will spread / keeping the message of the Bhagavatam as the main thing / respond to the darkness but see the light / Vyasadeva was is a beautiful sage / wanna be a chosen person- become qualified / he crow of old age and death is coming / “Serves him right” is a red flag that you’re in maya / Kaustubha reveals his evil to the world / filter out animosity SB 5.4.11-15
55 minutes | Feb 1, 2023
950: Mental Stability Through Focusing On Tradition
tuning into the power of ancient sacred places / mental stability through timeless rituals vs mental instability through 15 second videos which disappear forever in 24 hours / celibate student life as preparation for a successful marriage / what do you do when you drop your baby in the hundi? / why pop n lock when you can play mridanga? SB 5.4.6 - 10
53 minutes | Jan 31, 2023
949: Let My Religious Side Die & Let My Spiritual Side Rise
Kaustubha’s birthday reflections / let the religious part of me die and the spiritual part of me rise / aspiring to develop real yogic vision / cultivate Feelings of gratitude daily / accepting austerity expertly & joyfully / depend on Krishna and hear his whisper / 8 symptoms of a liberated soul from Chandogya Upanishad SB 5.4.1-5
69 minutes | Jan 29, 2023
948: From Vishnu to Krishna - Interview with Nityananda Das
Raghunath and Kaustubha discuss with the charming and learned monk Nityananda Das about his youth in South India practicing in the ancient Bhakti lineage of the great teacher Sri Ramanuja and how he eventually came to the lineage of Sri Caitanaya.
56 minutes | Jan 27, 2023
947: The Names Rama & Krishna Have Been Resounding Forever
the names of Rama & Krishna have been resounding from the hills in India for longer than we can calculate / the humility of parents who can learn from their children / What is the next step on my path? What could I let go of, or what could I embrace that will make a real difference in the awakening of my own self realization / material energy is a glue trap / there are higher goals in life than getting stuff / the need for truth tellers who can’t be bought
57 minutes | Jan 26, 2023
946: Meeting More of the Others
Raghunath and Kaustubha interview more of the guests from their retreat at the Govardhan Eco Village in India.
58 minutes | Jan 25, 2023
945: A Bhakti-yogi Born Into the Slums of Bombay / An Interview with Janeshwar Das
Janeshwar Das, Raghunath's assistant on his India pilgrimages, shares his inspiring story of being born and raised in the slums in Bombay and his courageous and fascinating path to Bhakti.
52 minutes | Jan 24, 2023
944: Grief, Love & Service on the Path of Bhakti / An Interview with Sri Govinda
In this emotional and touching episode, Raghunath & Kaustubha bring their friend Sri Govinda onto the show to discuss the loss of his young son, the sprouting of his faith in Krishna, meeting his fiancé, and taking up services as a successful financial consultant coming to the path of Bhakti.
61 minutes | Jan 23, 2023
943: Revealing Our Minds In Confidence / Interview with Relationship Counselor Dhanya Rico
Raghunath & Kaustubha speak with Dhanya Rico, a professional Relationship Counselor and Bhakti-yogini, about the importance of honesty and revealing our minds to people we can trust.
56 minutes | Jan 21, 2023
942: Q & A Volume 150 - Reincarnation / Questions with Walter Schreifels
I look at my dogs life with envy, why are some births considered lower? / If you’re born on a higher planet and you still have a mind, what about it would be an improvement over the planet we’re already on? / Who judges or decides our next births?
58 minutes | Jan 18, 2023
940: I Won’t Be Groomed for Cruelty
Will we learn to live in harmony with nature, or will we run off the edge of a cliff? / the cow and bull provide everything we need / Ella’s Story - I Won't Be Groomed for Cruelty
57 minutes | Jan 17, 2023
939: Striving For the Next Level of Awakening
Krishna is not interested in wealth, He just wants only our devotion / the story of Kolavecha Sridhar / Make a little time for a sincere sadhana and it can transform everything else / strive for the next level of awakening / all our desires and fantasies are prayers - and Paramatma is the heart monitor SB 5.3.4-13
56 minutes | Jan 16, 2023
938: Sometimes You Go With the Wildcard
Priests can be bigots and cops can be saints / it’s not your intelligence position that counts, it’s the quality of your heart / how did marriage get so complicated? / sometimes you go with the wild card / keeping the consciousness pure and uncontaminated before rituals / the beauty of the vision of Lord Vishnu SB 5.3.1-3
55 minutes | Jan 14, 2023
937: Q & A Volume 149
How do we learn from karma? / How can we bring yoga into our everyday life while still being in line with the people around us instead of maybe scaring them off by religious or spiritual theories? / Where to start if you’re new to Bhakti and a little overwhelmed by all the resources? / What happens to the souls of those who achieve impersonal liberation?
60 minutes | Jan 13, 2023
936: All Truths Manifest in the Pure Heart
In a moment we’ll be gobbled by the frog of death / “As soon as the heart is pure, all truths sparkle in it in a minute; all truth in the universe will manifest in your heart if you are pure enough.” - unknown / it’s reasonable I can’t perceive everything / we’re all untouchables but there’s hope / don’t let your mind be a broken record / let your heart become a place of pastimes for Krishna SB 5.1.30-41
53 minutes | Jan 12, 2023
935: Looking at the Universe from a Different Angle
planning for our (birthday) enjoyment can bring great distress / 1 person with a sincere focus on service can change the world / work externally, but always think of Krishna internally / the soul of the universe is within each of our hearts / yogis see the world as moving specifically for the purpose of their enlightenment / looking at the universe from a different angle SB 5.1.22-29
56 minutes | Jan 10, 2023
934: Greatness Lies in Giving Up Resentment
Resentment blocks the flow of grace / evolve or repeat / devotion shrinks the ocean of the material world down to the amount of water in a calf’s footprint / To do the right thing, when it is difficult, is a sign of goodness. To do it without resentment is a sign of greatness. / Lord Rama had no resentment / Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. SB 5.1.19-21
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