InnerVerse

2/11/2020

Acharya Shunya | Vedika Global, Ayurvedic Wisdom & Dreaming Ourselves

Season 6, Ep. 5
Acharya Shunya is a globally renowned Vedic scholar and teacher, and the author of the highly successful book, Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom. In this episode we discuss the non-dual wisdom of the Vedanta and Shunya's deep knowledge of ancient Sanskrit texts. We also explore powerful and health oriented information from the Ayurveda tradition.In the Plus+ Extension, we get into more specific advice around what to eat and how to utilize healing herbs and plants, pinpoint problems with consumerism culture, and talk about deity, synchronicity, and the dream of Samsara.Become a member at patreon.com/innerverseFIND ACHARYA SHUNYA ONLINEacharyashunya.comVedika Global - Online Courses Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom - Shunya's Book@Acharyashunya on FacebookSelf-Realization Guided Meditation provided kindly by ShunyaWE TALKED ABOUT...Introduction to Ayurveda and Vedic teachingsHow the Vedic wisdom lineage suggests a different history of Earth than Euro-centric historyThe universe according to the Vedanta, and the pure subjectivity of higher consciousnessSimultaneous existence and non-existence, and other paradoxesRealizing we're the Supreme Being while avoiding the God-Complex ego tripThe loss of purity of teachings by writing spiritual information as texts instead of an oral transmissionGoing beyond dogmatic religion and the age of Self-InitiationAstrology and interpreting the physical world as symbolic of your inner selfThree layers of reality, self, nature, and societySymbolic similarities between Abrahamic religions and Vedic traditionAyurvedic medicine and including spirit and consciousness in healing modalitiesHow Shunya was able to overcome a chronic pain conditionTake-home applicable advice derived from AyurvedaONLY IN PLUS+ (Subscribe!)Flexible and eclectic Ayurvedic advice about eating and different types of foodAyurvedic herb-lore and medicinal supplements The incorrect assumptions of consumerism culture and western medicineShunya's activism to reduce the environmental impact of over-harvesting herbs Amazing tips on healing herbs you can grow yourselfThe deep Vedic view on deities, the true higher Self, and elevating past rigid religionSynchronicity as a clue that you're ready to wake up from the dream of Samsara Mind-altering plant medicines in the yogic traditionsSUPPORT INNERVERSE WITH SECRET ENERGY POWER-UPSBlessed Herbs Colon Cleanse Kit Shilajit - "The Destroyer of Weakness"Become a Secret Energy affiliate and generate Karma Free wealth - Link To Spiritech Specialist ProgramMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro: "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom TradersOutro:"Swanky Moll" by LuSid
1/31/2020

Brenden Weber | Panpsychism vs. Materialism With The Philosophy Guy

Season 6, Ep. 4
Brenden Weber is the host of The Philosophy Guy, a podcast that explores wise ideas, often in a pop culture analyzing context. In this host-to-host discussion, we look at the flaws in the materialist worldview and consider a variety of alternative cosmologies. We also consider the epistemology or moral lessons available to us by looking at intelligence in nature, the power of the individual, the ideas of thinkers like J. Krishnamurti, and more.In the Plus+ Extension, we examine the mystical ramifications of the idealist worldview, riff on non-physical (a.k.a. alien) forms of independent consciousness, psychedelics as medicine, destiny, The Witcher, and a philosophical look at Rick And Morty.Become a Plus+ Member at patreon.com/innerverseFIND BRENDEN WEBER ONLINEThe Philosophy Guy PodcastThe Philosophy Guy on YouTubeMindUtah.org@brendenweber_ on TwitterWE TALKED ABOUT..."The Hard Problem of Consciousness" and the limitations of materialist philosophyPanpsychism, Idealism, and the unified conscious energy of the universeStaying undecided and undefined instead of latching to ideologyGnosticism and its problematic philosophical outcomesThe world isn't in your head, the world is your headIntelligence and symmetry in nature and what it might tell us about realityCosmopsychism and the force that constructs the universe and balances itSpirit or universal consciousness as the recording device of all information in realityEpistemology: Is there a natural or universal law pertaining to morality?The "ought/is" problem of philosophy and seeking good for its own sakeKrishnamurti & individualism vs. the collective, and the hero as outsiderPostmodernism and the problem of group-identity political philosophyONLY IN PLUS+ (Subscribe!)The watchers, Nephalim, and Ideological egregores: non-physical but independent consciousness forms that influence societyThe Hidden Universe: An Investigation into Non-Human Intelligences (Book) by Anthony PeakeMystical encounters with other intelligences and the variety of psychological of to explain the otherExploring the magical nature of the flow state as psychonauts, artists, and athletes experience itWhy the body isn't a prison, and the ego shouldn't be permanently killedThe Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes (Book) by Donald HoffmanMicrodosing tech professionals and the importance of research on plant medicinesCreativity as a gateway to your higher calling or unique spiritual pathwayBrenden's involvement with Mind Utah, a new organization promoting consciousness and psychedelic medicinal researchAnalyzing destiny, morality and neutrality with the story of The WitcherGnostic nuggets in Rick and Morty and finding meaning in the nihilismSUPPORT INNERVERSE WITH SECRET ENERGY POWER-UPSBlessed Herbs Colon Cleanse KitShilajit - "The Destroyer of Weakness"Become a Secret Energy affiliate and generate Karma Free wealth - Link To Spiritech Specialist ProgramMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro: "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom TradersOutro:"Out Of The Bag Vol. 1" by Acid Katz
1/27/2020

Linda Raedisch | The Lore of Old Elfland & Legends About Little People

Season 6, Ep. 3
Linda Raedisch is the author of various books on folklore, magic, and myth. In this episode, we discuss her newest work, The Lore of Old Elfland: Secrets From the Bronze Age to Middle-Earth. These aren't Santa's Elves we're talking about though--this conversation examines the historical tribes and legends that may be the origin of modern ideas about tall, beautiful, and mysterious pointy eared folk. Of course, we also explore the concept of diminutive humanoids, undead warriors and their barrows, the ramifications of the spread of religions on our folklore, and J.R.R. Tolkein's inspirations for The Lord of the Rings. All that and much more in this phenomenal episode!In the Plus+ Extension, we look at legends like The Wild Hunt and the Green Children of Woolpit, while entertaining the possibility that modern UFO, alien, and Bigfoot encounters might be the same category of phenomenon as our ancient elvish escapades.Become a Plus+ Member at patreon.com/innerverseFIND LINDA RAEDISCH ONLINEThe Lore of Old Elfland: Secrets From the Bronze Age to Middle-EarthLinda Raedisch - Llewellyn Publishing@Linda.Raedisch on Facebook@LindaRaedisch on InstagramWE TALKED ABOUT...Growing up with "Elf Land" in your backyardAncient burial mounds of Northern GermanyTracking the tribe of the Tuatha De Danann through historyNeolithic and Bronze Age peoples who may have been remembered as ElvesHave Bigfoot and Aliens taken the place of Elves in modern culture?The story of the spamathur and other helpful gnome-like spirits of the household and landHow Christian conversion chased away helper spirits of the homeIcelandic belief in nature spirits of modern timesAre elves actually ancestor spirits?Draugrs, undead revenants and restless deadJR Tolkein's character Tom Bombadil, and universal consciousness stepping down into multiplicityLinguistic origins of elves, giants, and godsThe Old Magic of Christmas and creepy Saturn archetypes - LINKRare Exports - movie portraying the dark side of Santa - LINKONLY IN PLUS+ (Subscribe!)The legend of The Wild Hunt, an undead cavalry that may be related to elvesHow Elf and fairy encounters are similar to UFO abductions and near-death experiencesTolkein's writings and creating from a trance-stateRunes, Finnish epics, and the Elvish languagesThe legacy of JRR's son, the recently deceased Christopher TolkienEpic fantasy novels we love, and we introduce some rare words for your vocabulary, like incunabulumThe amazing legend of the Green Children of Woolpit, which might even be trueLiminal spaces and theories portals to the fairy zone, off planet or IN our planetTheories that the little people may have evolved into a creepier form by living undergroundDwarf sized ancient ruins and hobbit sized humanoid fossilsDenisovans, the huge proto-human hybrids who could survive in cold and high altitudesSUPPORT INNERVERSE WITH SECRET ENERGY POWER-UPSBlessed Herbs Colon Cleanse Kit Shilajit - "The Destroyer of Weakness"Become a Secret Energy affiliate and generate Karma Free wealth - Link To Spiritech Specialist ProgramMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro: "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom TradersOutro: "Light of Eärendil" by John Yentes
1/16/2020

Emily Ridout | Astrology for 2020 & Ancient Roots of Worldwide Folklore

Season 6, Ep. 2
Emily Ridout specializes in teaching astro-yoga, an innovative way to combine astrological knowledge with movement practices. In this episode we discuss themes of the coming year and decade, as we see them in the stars, along with a Tarot reading that sheds more light on our current energetic potentials.JOIN INNERVERSE PLUS+ FOR EXTENDED EPISODES!In the Plus+ Extension, we dive in to the ocean of worldwide winter solstice folklore, and examine the dark side of Santa, the possibly reality of alternative humanoids like dwarves and elves, and explore the effect of belief on what lurks in the liminal spaces of our perception.Check it out - https://www.patreon.com/posts/33199912FIND EMILY RIDOUT ONLINEhttps://www.emilyridout.com Emily's First Appearance on InnerVerseFacebook @EmilyRidoutYoga Instagram @Emily_Ridout_Astroyoga Weekly Astro-Yoga Forecast Signup WE TALKED ABOUT... January/Early February 2020 astrology forecast and yoga prescriptionAstrological review of 2019 and the previous decadeDoing our part to end the "throw-away" consumer cultureAstrological themes of the coming year and decadeTarot card reading for 2020 - upside down Five of CupsHow to check if we're spiritually bypassing our lessonsMoving the physical body to activate the subtle (energetic) bodyLetting go of trying to control other's perception of youPhysical and mental Internal cleansing using the breathONLY IN PLUS+ (Subscribe!)Folklore roots of winter solstice traditions and Santa's shady secret identityThe story of the wild hunt and the merging of myths in pop culture - LinkAmanita Muscaria, mushroom cults and shamanismExploring the possible reality of elves, dwarves, and other little peopleLooking at supernatural and extraterrestrial beings as culturally influenced manifestations of spiritReverberations of spirit and reality as the interplay of universal archetypesHow to listening to the body and move to balance polarized physical energyArcheological sites that influence folklore beliefs about astrology and elvish legendsVideo Link to "Dwarf Ruins" in SardiniaHow belief may influence the types of strange creatures people see in different regions, like trolls in Iceland or Bigfoot in ArkansasMeeting the Devil at a crossroad, and how folklore influences what we discover in liminal or in-between spacesEmily's advice on changing the chronic stress addicted culture from the inside outSUPPORT INNERVERSE WITH SECRET ENERGY POWER-UPSBlessed Herbs Colon Cleanse Kit Shilajit - "The Destroyer of Weakness"Become a Secret Energy affiliate and generate Karma Free wealth - Link To Spiritech Specialist ProgramMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro: "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom TradersOutro: "Nova" by Kadela
1/8/2020

Xane Daniel | The Final Lesson: Living From A Source-Centered Perspective

Season 6, Ep. 1
InnerVerse kicks off 2020 with the return of the amazing Xane Daniel, an independent comic book author, inspirational speaker, and energy healer. In this episode, Xane talks about his adventures touring the US and living in his new van, and updates us on Righteous (his excellent comic series). He also shares wisdom from his presentation "The Final Lesson," about living from the perspective that you are literally the universe, aka Source, having a human experience for fun.JOIN INNERVERSE PLUS+ FOR EXTENDED EPISODES!In the Plus+ Extension, the epiphanies keep flowing and we explore our society's work incentive structure, take a look at the body/mind connection with trauma, and Xane provides an activation for the audience to help us release stagnant energy.FIND XANE DANIEL ONLINEXane Daniel Website Righteous Website The Final Lesson - Video LinkWE TALKED ABOUT...How Xane synchronistically manifested his sweet house-vanSolving problems with confidenceReading Akashic Records in AlbuquerqueFocusing on current life goals rather than past life problemsChapters 11 and 12 of Righteous and potential TV adaptationSoul Essence Activation embedded in the Righteous comicWisdom from The Final Lesson - LinkThe truth about perfectionEarth's magnetic fields and their influence on humans in certain hot spotsONLY IN PLUS+Considering what an ascended 5th dimension life would be likeEncouraging goodness in society instead of incentivizing greed or controlling via punishmentWhy it is good to embracing challenges instead of seeking the smooth pathIdentifying where trauma energy resides in the body in order to release itXane performs a soul essence activation for listeners to release stagnant energyHarnessing the power of epiphanies that help you know yourselfThe power of forgiveness and boundaries as part of unconditionally loving yourselfEthics and effective strategies as a provider of paid professional healing servicesSUPPORT INNERVERSE WITH SECRET ENERGY POWER-UPSBlessed Herbs Colon Cleanse Kit Shilajit - "The Destroyer of Weakness"Become a Secret Energy affiliate and generate Karma Free wealth - Link To Spiritech Specialist ProgramMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro: "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom TradersOutro: "Internal Flight" by Estes Tonne
12/23/2019

Michael Murphy | Taking Root In Earth's Heart & The Consciousness of Nature

Season 5, Ep. 36
Laughter Yoga leader Michael Murphy returns to the show to tell his story of being planted in the ground up to the knees, and experiencing life from the perspective of a tree. Connecting to the consciousness of Gaia and expanding awareness to new levels, Michael has some inspiring things to say about having empathy for the Earth.FIND MICHAEL MURPHY ONLINEInstagram: @smurphythesquizzardFacebook: @smurphydoesstuffJOIN INNERVERSE PLUS+Support your favorite podcast and get a bonus second hour of each episode! Become a member at patreon.com/innerverseWE TALKED ABOUT...The simple but amazing and healing power of Laughter YogaLaughter's positive and stimulating effects on the bodyHumanitree: The experience of being planted in living soil up to the kneesThe linguistic/soul connection between the soles of your feet and soil under themWhy we need more people teaching positive practices in their local areasMichael tells the synchronistic story of his own human-tree plantingEmpathically communicating with trees and learning how to treat them betterRainbow bridges to the spirit world and visiting the astral ocean (with sea monsters!)Expanding awareness to encompass the entire planetRealizing that the suffering of the Earth contributes to humanity's painHow left/right brain imbalance squeezes our awareness down to a keyhole view of realityThe uncomfortable side of having empathy without boundariesSpiritual gravity (reverse of physical gravity) and the portal in the sunWhy up/down, high/low, positive/negative, aren't the same as good/evilMichael gives a mini laughter yoga lesson you can follow at homeLaughter Yoga University (not the same as clown college) - https://www.laughteryoga.orgSUPPORT INNERVERSE WITH SECRET ENERGY POWER-UPSBlessed Herbs Colon Cleanse KitShilajit - "The Destroyer of Weakness"Become a Secret Energy affiliate and generate Karma Free wealth - Link To Spiritech Specialist ProgramMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro - "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom Traders
12/16/2019

Cody Edner | Energy Matters & Developing Psychic Abilities

Season 5, Ep. 35
Cody Edner is a career psychic, healer, teacher, and co-host of the Energy Matters Podcast. Join us for a conversation about the varieties of psychic senses available to us, and thoughts on how we can distinguish our personal energy from that of other people or our environment. It's a great episode for expanding your conception of extra-sensory and expanded consciousness capabilities.FIND CODY EDNER ONLINEEnergy Matters (Podcast & Online Academy) Intuitive Vision (Cody's Website & Online Courses) JOIN INNERVERSE PLUS+Support your favorite podcast and get a bonus second hour of each episode! Become a member at patreon.com/innerverseWE TALKED ABOUTThe origin story of Cody's awakening to psychic capacitiesVarieties of psychic sensory abilities and connection to chakras"Knowing Your Own Space" and discerning your energy from other people or the environmentPsychic awareness as contact with universal Soul Essence"The Dancing Plagues (Link) & the psychology of mass hysteria and unconscious group-thinkGrounding methods & personal energy hygiene to protect from crowd vibesLearning to recognize your imagination and mind's eye as a real "sense"Why a wizard staff helps you stay grounded and connected to EarthONLY IN PLUS+ (SUBSCRIBE!)How technology influences our energy bodyGrounding practices to help navigate psychic experiencesThe expanded consciousness view on dual and non-dual aspects of realitySpiritual Deprogramming as it works in the class Cody teachesThe difference between energy blocks in the body vs. in the mindSimilarities between creative flow states and mediumshipTrance Medium training and stepping out of the physical to access informationHypnotic states and protecting against malefic spirits or manipulative peopleSUPPORT INNERVERSE WITH SECRET ENERGY POWER-UPSBlessed Herbs Colon Cleanse Kit Shilajit - "The Destroyer of Weakness"Become a Secret Energy affiliate and generate Karma Free wealth - Link To Spiritech Specialist ProgramMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro - "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom Traders
12/2/2019

Lisa Erickson | Chakra Empowerment & Discovering Your Energy Body

Season 5, Ep. 34
We all want to express our potential, but sometimes that requires digging into our past to inform us about who we are now. Lisa Erickson is an energy-body expert and author, who helps humans heal trauma and gracefully traverse the triggers in life. By teaching techniques for unlocking chakras and integrating inner demons, Lisa empowers others to discover their subtle energy systems and transform. You can pre-order her upcoming book, Chakra Empowerment for Women: Self-Guided Techniques for Healing Trauma, Owning Your Power & Finding Overall Wellness.Get double length interview conversations, early podcast access and more, while supporting Chance and InnerVerse with your energy!Check out this episode's Plus+ Extension!Become a member at patreon.com/innerverseFIND LISA ERICKSON ONLINEChakra Empowerment For Women - Preorder the book!Enlightened Energetics - Counseling & Energy Healing ServicesWE TALKED ABOUT...Becoming an energy healer after learning to heal yourselfThe connection between health, karma, and emotional/physical traumaThe energetic or "subtle body," and differences between men and womenConsidering cyclical stages of chakra developmentPractical tools for how to "use" your chakrasWays to measure your chakra health based on your experienceResearch on foods and chakra health dynamicsAnalyzing energy patterns in people who've experienced childhood traumaGetting to the root of guilt and healing undeserved self-inflicted shameSetting your demon babies freeONLY IN PLUS+ (SUBSCRIBE!)The problem of gender health education segregationPros and cons of modern feminism and the lingering gender role stigmasThe impact of relationships and families on our spiritual pathHow motherhood changes the energy body of womenChanneling second chakra sexual energy into a creative containerThe origins and initial purpose of Tantric Buddhism and healthy sexual perspectivesAging and the effect of our spiritual energy on our bodies over the long termThe sneaky self-repression embedded in the law of attraction ideologyRetrograde planets in the natal chart and healing past persecutionsLisa's recommendations to experienced energy workersMUSIC IN THIS EPISODEIntro - "Foggy Dreams" by Wisdom Traders