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The Be Here Now Network Guest Podcast features dharma talks from a rotating lineup of contributors like: Roshi Joan Halifax, Mirabai Starr, Gil Fronsdal, Mirabai Bush, and so many more! read less

Ep. 129 – Roar Like a Goddess w/ Acharya Shunya
Jan 25 2023
Ep. 129 – Roar Like a Goddess w/ Acharya Shunya
Author, speaker, and scholar, Acharya Shunya, joins Jackie Dobrinska to illuminate Ma Durga’s shakti and clarity, teaching us how to truly ‘Roar Like a Goddess.’In this sublime session from the Ram Dass Fellowship Livestreams, rest your heart and expand your awareness, as Vedic Scholar and award winning author of several bestselling books, Acharya Shunya, explores unlocking and accessing the Divine Feminine power of Shakti in each of us. This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Click to receive 10% off your first month with your own licensed professional therapist: betterhelp.com/beherenowToday’s episode was recorded as part of the Ram Dass Fellowship’s regular online gatherings. To learn more about the Ram Dass Fellowship and sign up to join satsang near you, visit RamDass.org/Fellowship.  “Durga is your Mother – who else would you ask for things, but Durga?” – Acharya ShunyaAbout Acharya Shunya:The ancient Vedic tradition of India, that has given birth to the lofty spiritual disciplines of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Adwaita believes that every being of every gender, binary and non-binary, is the bearer of divine feminine power known as Shakti. This power is not only formidable but also wise, awake and intuitive. Your spiritual relationship with this power shall determine many things, including what did you come here to blossom into? How can you become a gift to the universe? How can you fulfill your destiny and step into your own divine immensity? In this sublime session, rest your heart and expand your awareness, as Vedic Scholar and award winning author of several bestselling books including her latest Roar Like A Goddess, Acharya Shunya explores unlocking and accessing this locked feminine power. Acharya Shunya’s goddess teachings, because this wisdom can enhance anyone’s instant self-worth and help reclaim instant feminine-power from within. ... Acharya Shunya is a wisdom teacher and a catalyst for empowering health and elevating consciousness worldwide. She is an award-winning and internationally renowned author, speaker and scholar of nondual wisdom (Advaita) and a classically-trained master of Yoga and Ayurveda. The first female head of her 2,000-year-old Indian Vedic spiritual lineage, Acharya Shunya provides a rare opportunity to receive authentic teachings from a genuine Vedic master—one with a distinctly down-to-earth, feminine flavor who never lets us forget that our humanity is to be embodied and enjoyed.About Jackie Dobrinska:Jackie Dobrinska is a beloved holistic health educator, wise woman practitioner, yoga therapist, minister, director of education, and author. Jackie has mentored with some of the world’s preeminent teachers, scholars and visionaries in mind-body health, weaving together wisdom traditions from around the world. She teaches regionally at universities, hospitals, studios, businesses, and national conferences and festivals, passing on the tools that empower individuals in their own health and transformation. In addition to her programs in wellness, yoga, herbs, healthy eating and women’s health, she is the founding director of the Greater Asheville Yoga Association and core staff for SE Wise Women. Learn more at: A Simple Vibrant LifeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Ep. 124 - Ram Dass Fellowship: Resonance, Integration & Catharsis with John Forté and Jackie Dobrinska
Nov 30 2022
Ep. 124 - Ram Dass Fellowship: Resonance, Integration & Catharsis with John Forté and Jackie Dobrinska
In a wildly inspirational talk, musician John Forté and holistic educator Jackie Dobrinska discuss resonance, integration & catharsis through the lens of music.This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Click to receive 10% off your first month with your own licensed professional therapist: betterhelp.com/beherenowGrammy-nominated recording artist, filmmaker, writer, and activist John Forté was first recognized for his work with the multi-platinum hip-hop group The Fugees. Since then, Forté has been involved in a number of creative and advocacy-based projects. As a classically trained hip-hop and pop veteran, Forté blends sleek rhythms and catchy hooks – in the process turning some difficult life experiences into introspective, uplifting music.Listen now! Click the link to stream John Forté’s new album: Vessels, Angels & AncestorsJackie Dobrinska is a beloved holistic health educator, wise woman practitioner, yoga therapist, minister, director of education, and author. Jackie has mentored with some of the world’s preeminent teachers, scholars and visionaries in mind-body health, weaving together wisdom traditions from around the world. She teaches regionally at universities, hospitals, studios, businesses, and national conferences and festivals, passing on the tools that empower individuals in their own health and transformation. In addition to her programs in wellness, yoga, herbs, healthy eating and women’s health, she is the founding director of the Greater Asheville Yoga Association and core staff for SE Wise Women. Learn more at: A Simple Vibrant LifeToday’s episode was recorded as part of the Ram Dass Fellowship’s regular online gatherings. To learn more about the Ram Dass Fellowship and sign up to join satsang near you, visit RamDass.org/Fellowship.  “The process where art inspires life, life inspires art, for me has always been put into a song. If I really want to talk about it, if I really want to preserve it in the amber of time, put it into a song.” – John FortéSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Ep. 115 – Ram Dass Fellowship Presents: Free to Know Our Worth w/ SIMRIT & Jackie Dobrinska
Aug 31 2022
Ep. 115 – Ram Dass Fellowship Presents: Free to Know Our Worth w/ SIMRIT & Jackie Dobrinska
SIMRIT joins Jackie Dobrinska for a conversation on finding self-worth and self-confidence, clearing the subconscious mind, breaking addiction, and trusting our intuition.This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Click to receive 10% off your first month with your own licensed professional therapist: betterhelp.com/beherenow Chart-topping and world-renowned musician and vocalist, SIMRIT, has been studying and working with the science of sound and consciousness for two decades. SIMRIT creates vibrationally powerful and healing music to impact both positive internal & external change. Decades of study and experimentation with the quantum technology of Naad Yoga (the ancient science of using sound to impact the brain’s neural pathways and chemicals, eliciting altered states of reality) deeply influences her music. Listen to SIMRIT's newly released single, Guru Ram Dass, on the Soul Land Music Series Vol.1 Compilation Album.Support podcasts like this through the Be Here Now Network 6th-Anniversary Fundraiser Drive - win tickets to the Ram Dass Legacy retreat in Maui, shop limited edition BHNNxBrunofsky merch and more: beherenownetwork.com/fundraiserTo learn more about the Ram Dass Fellowship and sign up to join satsang near you, visit RamDass.org/Fellowship.  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Ep. 114 – The Grace of Sri Siddhi Ma with Dr. Jaya Prasada and Nina Rao
Aug 24 2022
Ep. 114 – The Grace of Sri Siddhi Ma with Dr. Jaya Prasada and Nina Rao
Nina Rao visits Dr. Jaya Prasada in India for a conversation that explores the spiritual legacy of contemporary Indian Saint, Sri Siddhi Ma.This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Click to receive 10% off your first month with your own licensed professional therapist: betterhelp.com/beherenowDr Jaya Prasada is the author of the new book Sri Siddhi Ma: The Story of Neem Karoli Baba's Spiritual Legacy. Jaya was born on 13 August 1948 in Lucknow, India. She graduated from Loreto College, and earned her master’s degree from the University of Lucknow. In 1981, she did her PhD on Prime Minister Indira Gandhi from the University of Rohilkhand. Jaya lived for thirty-seven years in the closest proximity to the divine mother Sri Siddhi Ma, who inherited the spiritual legacy of Neem Karoli Baba. Her debut book, Sri Siddhi Ma, is dedicated to her guru Sri Siddhi Ma and takes us into the life and times of the silent saint of Kainchi. Jaya lives between Kainchi Dham and her home ‘Teertham’ in Nainital, where Sri Siddhi Ma took mahasamadhi in December 2017. She is an ardent photographer, a keen mountain traveller and likes to keep up with technology.This episode is an impromptu recording made on location in the hills of India. Due to these circumstances, this episode is a soundscape of daily life in the hills of India. If you have any trouble hearing Jaya and Nina's conversation, please tune into the video version of this podcast for subtitles: youtu.be/ZobVBY0hCiYSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Ep. 113 - Mindshift: Living an Enlightened Life with Shira Lazar, Jordana Reim ​​& David Gandelman
Aug 18 2022
Ep. 113 - Mindshift: Living an Enlightened Life with Shira Lazar, Jordana Reim ​​& David Gandelman
The Mindshift podcast returns to BHNN! This time, Shira Lazar & Jordana Reim speak with spiritual teacher David Gangelman about enlightenment.This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Click to receive 10% off your first month with your own licensed professional therapist: betterhelp.com/beherenowLearn more about how you can support Be Here Now Network podcasts like the BHNN Guest Podcast through our 6th-Anniversary Fundraiser Drive - win tickets to the Ram Dass Legacy retreat in Maui, shop limited edition BHNNxBrunofsky merch and more: beherenownetwork.com/fundraiserShira Lazar and Jordana Reim are co-founders of Peace Inside Live. Become a Peace Insider at peaceinside.live.David Gandelman is a spiritual teacher, author, and guide, whose mission is to awaken souls on their path of growing into being human, and living an enlightened, purpose-driven life. He is the founder of the Meditation School app, and host of the Meditation School, Energy Matters, and Grounded Sleep podcasts. He has taught at Cornell University, NBC Universal, SAP, and numerous other organizations. David holds a B.A. in Western philosophy from Rutgers University and has studied Eastern spiritual traditions while living in the Himalayas. This, along with his experience as the director of a school for intuitive development and mysticism in Hawaii, informs his unique teaching style. David connects energetic experience, ancient wisdom traditions, and humor in order to create a safe atmosphere for people interested in learning to meditate and develop into their potential. Keep up with David on instagram and youtube.To join Jordana & David, April 1-11, 2023 in Nepal and Bhutan go to meditationschool.us/nepal-retreat-2023 for more information and registration.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.