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Host Jeffrey Mishlove explores the secrets behind spirituality, psychology, psychosis, hypnosis and other genres and methodologies. Experts enlighten you on alternative ideas of how the world works and the meaning of life.
S1:Ep1, Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 1 (Preview)
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Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 1
With the public hysteria over the drug war, it's easy for people to confuse the serious scientific research into psychedelics with the baggage of their social abuse.
Cleansing the Doors of Perception (Huston Smith) – Part 2
Many great American thinkers have integrated their experiences from entheogens (God disclosing, from the root: Theos) into their serious and dedicated metaphysical search for authentic self-awareness.
Embracing Aging, Change and Dying (Ram Dass) – Part 1
Human potential movement pioneer Ram Dass points us to our greater identity, which includes and transcends our physical bodies.
Embracing Aging, Change and Dying (Ram Dass) – Part 2
Join host Jeffrey Mishlove and Ram Dass, author of Still Here and many other books, as they discuss how to handle the physical and mental changes brought on by a stroke, and how to confront death.
Body, Nature and the Hypermodern World (Charlene Spretnak) – Part 1
Host Jeffrey Mishlove talks with Charlene Spretnak, author of The Resurgence of the Real, about the recent shift in modernity as it relates to our understanding of our bodies.
Consciousness, Evolution and Human Survival! (Dr. Stanislav Grof)
The population explosion, industrial revolution and production inflame overzealous elements of human nature, such as greed and violence, threatening not only our survival, but the survival of all life on this planet. How do we respond?
From Science to God (Peter Russell) – Part 1
Host Jeffrey Mishlove talks with Peter Russell, author of From Science to God, about how to reconcile consciousness and the material world.
From Science to God (Peter Russell) – Part 2
Host Jeffrey Mishlove talks with Peter Russell, author of From Science to God, about how to understand the inner-light from a scientific perspective, which is surprisingly similar to our spiritual understanding.
Godseed (Dr. Jean Houston)
Jean Houston discusses her book, Godseed, with host Jeffrey Mishlove. Houston shares that she wrote the book in a way that makes it emotionally accessible to readers, and she offers messages of inspiration about humanity and our possibility of greatness.
Green Psychology (Ralph Metzner) – Part 1
Host Jeffrey Mishlove talks with Ralph Metzner, author of Green Psychology, about how our psychology, especially in the West, has recently shifted from nature-centric toward isolation.
Green Psychology (Ralph Metzner) – Part 2
Host Jeffrey Mishlove talks with Ralph Metzner, author of Green Psychology, about how to transform our relationship with the Earth.
The Traditional, the Modern and the Postmodern (Huston Smith)
Explore the confluence of value systems in our age: the traditional, modern, and postmodern. Each era recognizes a unique and integrally important gift in human development.
The Heart of the Mind (Russell Targ) – Part 1
Can you have a direct experience of God without the need for belief? Central to the teachings of the Buddha, Jesus, Patanjali and many others, the experiential truth that we are all one is now discernible via physics, as well as through religious or mystical belief.
The Heart of the Mind (Russell Targ) – Part 2
Russell Targ and host Jeffrey Mishlove continue their conversation about having a direct experience of God without the need for belief, and how quieting the mind and letting go of attachments are the common practice of those who, through the centuries, have described mystical experiences.
Psychic Healing Research (Dr. Elisabeth Targ) – Part 1
Dr. Elisabeth Targ discusses how psychic and spiritual forms of healing are beginning to make a breakthrough in the medical world. She talks about the effectiveness of this new practice, and discusses the demand for doctors and physicians to enter this new realm of healing.
Psychic Healing Research (Dr. Elisabeth Targ) – Part 2
Dr. Elisabeth Targ shares her pivotal research in the field of psychic healing and the impact of a spiritual lifestyle.
Jump Time (Dr. Jean Houston) – Part 1
Jean Houston, author of Jump Time, discusses society in transition. Jump time refers her belief that something exhilarating and unique is about to happen.
Jump Time (Dr. Jean Houston) — Part 2
Continuing their discussion, Host Jeffrey Mishlove and Jean Houston discuss how the wakening of humanity has been hidden in our culture for thousands of years, and that we are finally at a time when the wakening is about to occur, and she calls it "Jump Time."
Intuitive Healing (Dr. Judith Orloff)
Host Jeffrey Mishlove and Judith Orloff, psychiatrist and author of Guide to Intuitive Healing Intuition, discuss why we need to be in touch with our intuition at all times, and Judith provides concrete steps to accomplish that, especially when facing illness.
Why Religion Matters (Huston Smith)
Join professor and mystic Huston Smith, author of Why Religion Matters, on a fascinating in-depth look at modern mystical and religious beliefs through two lenses: that of science and of religion.
Spiritual Anthropology (Joan Halifax) – Part 1
Visiting Tibet on pilgrimage and retreat, Joan Halifax, Roshi of the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, bears witness to the land and its people – an extraordinary mix of beauty and emotion on a journey that never ends.
Spiritual Anthropology (Joan Halifax) – Part 2
Join Joan Halifax as we learn to bring openness, compassion, and raison d'etre to our deep suffering in life.
The Cultural Creatives (Paul H. Ray)
Cultural Creatives are a fascinating demographic, a major mainstream subculture of American society who represent a collective emergence of progressive values, beliefs and lifestyles.
Goddesses in Older Women (Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen)
Jeffrey Mishlove interviews Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen, author of Goddesses of Older Women, about how to enrich the experience of becoming an older woman, or a "crone," through stories of the Goddesses throughout the world.
After the Ecstasy, the Laundry (Dr. Jack Kornfield)
Is it a myth that after enlightenment one lives happily ever after? Why do many who reach high states of enlightenment retain their very human problems?
Shaman Healer Sage (Alberto Villoldo)
Alberto Villoldo and host Jeffrey Mishlove discuss the power of systemic healing and the difference between cures and healing.
Dance of the Four Winds (Alberto Villoldo)
Dr. Alberto Villoldo discusses how the Shamanic approach to life, as lived by the Andean Incas of Peru, is a healing and powerful way to look at life and death, and how it relates to us.
The Sanskrit Tradition (Dean Brown) – Part 2
Dean Brown discusses The Upanishads and the Yoga Sutras, which he has translated, and explains how these writings relate to science.
A Personal Journey (Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen)
Illuminating women's spirituality, Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen, Jungian analyst, shares what esoteric culture and authentic mysticism have in common.
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