In My Opinion…

Vedanta is a Hindu philosophy and practice whose goal is self-realization. In this conversation, Mark asks a woman in India about the best place to study Vedanta. Read more »

Outside Oslo

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (outsideoslo.mp3) at catmer Mark met a Norwegian woman at a cafe. Mark: What part of Norway do you come from? The Norwegian Woman: Just outside Oslo. Mark: Oh Yeah. Is it like part of Oslo? The Norwegian Woman: No it […] Read more »

People and Places – The Swami 3 – The Five Elements

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (swami3.mp3) at Irp Mark: What are the five elements? Swami: The first is earth. Mark: Earth. Swami: The most solid. Rough is the earth. Mark: Matter. Swami: Matter. Matter. Subtler than that is water. Mark: Water. Swami: Subtler than water […] Read more »

People and Places – Adrian – A German in India

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (adrian.mp3) at Motographer Mark: So Adrian, what part of Germany do you come from? Adrian: I’m coming from the southwest of Germany. Mark: What’s the name of the area? Adrian: It’s called Palatinate. Mark: Palatinate. And you come from a […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 26

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (miyako26.mp3) at omnos John: This is really good. You are a great cook. Hiroko: It’s not too salty? John: No, it’s delicious. Where did you learn to cook? Hiroko: My mother taught me. My mother and my grandmother. John: But […] Read more »