Episode 217: near-death experiences

In this episode my guest it Dr Penny Sartori. She is highly experienced and skilled in her role as an intensive care staff nurse; and has conducted unique and extensive research into the near-death experiences (NDEs) of her patients. In 2005 she was awarded a PhD for her research into NDEs.

Dr Sartori’s work has received worldwide attention and media coverage. She has spoken at many conferences both nationally and internationally and her work has received the attention of HRH Prince Charles. Check out her website: www.drpennysartori.com

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Music featured in this episode:

DJ Fortify


Episode 191: rupert sheldrake

In this episode I am joined by biologist and author Rupert Sheldrake. His new book is called Science and Spiritual Practices. Check out his website: www.sheldrake.org

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Music featured in this episode:

Pedro Elias



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Episode 183: fulfilled

In this episode I will be talking to Dr. Anna Yusim. Dr. Yusim has published over 60 academic articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts and book reviews on various topics in psychiatry. Most recently she has published the book Fulfilled – How the science of spirituality can help you live a happier, more meaningful life. Check out her website www.annayusim.com.

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Music featured in this episode:

SplitVision & Great Grandpa



Episode 170: mormonism

In this episode my guest is Shayne Snow, and he has got a direct experience with Mormonism.

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Episode 151: psychedelic musalman

In this episode my guest is Ian Benouis who is a West Point graduate, former Blackhawk helicopter pilot, US Army officer and combat veteran who participated in Operation Just Cause in the Republic of Panama. He is an activist for the beneficial use of plant medicine, especially for veterans with PTSD. Ian is also a Muslim and a psychonaut. Check out his website: www.psychedelicmusalman.com

Music featured in this episode:

Words Have Edges


Episode 143: rumi titbits

This episode will be dedicated to talking a bit about Rumi and Sufism.

Music featured in this episode:

Samanvaya Kirtan



Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi.

Artist Alex Grey above and a Mosque below.

An Alex Grey painting above and a Mosque below... notice any similarities?

Episod 138: living in a mindful universe

In this episode my guest is author and academic neurosurgeon Dr. Eben Alexander who spent over three decades honing his scientific worldview. He thought he knew how the brain and mind worked. A transcendental Near-Death Experience (NDE), in which he was driven to the brink of death and spent a week deep in coma from an inexplicable brain infection, changed all of that – completely! His website is: www.ebenalexander.com

Music featured in this episode:

Station Approach


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Episode 136: answers

In this episode you are going to get the answers to all those eternal questions we all must ask ourselves.

Music featured in this episode:

Nameless Archive




Image by Justin Totemical.

Episode 117: the importance of ritual

In this episode I am going to talk a bit about the importance of ritual when ingesting sacred plants. I have already written a bit about all this in the essay called The Importance of Ritual, although you will get a lot more information listening to this episode. I will also go into the medicine songs known as icaros, as well as a great deal on an encounter I had with God.

Music featured in this episode:

Yuin Huzami




Episode 116: seth-ra

In this episode my guest is alchemist Jessie Fischer, also known in the online alchemical community as Seth-Ra. Currently Jessie is working as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Music featured in this episode:

The Number Fox



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