Nine Gates 2.1: Crossing the Threshold

January 18, 2018

Welcome back to The Boundless Mind.  In today's episode, we have a meditation drawn from A Mindful Evening, followed by the continuation of our Nine Gates series.  This episode focuses on Lord Ganesha, the remover obstacles and god of new beginnings.  We learn about the philosophy of mantra practice and begin working with some Ganesha mantras.  Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Zafir Daar on piano. Hafiz Shahbaz Rasheed on tabla. Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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Shout-out to r/GetMotivated

January 8, 2018

Welcome back, everyone! This episode is a shoutout to r/GetMotivated, the subreddit for people who want to improve their lives through positive thinking and positive action.  We take a look at a few recent posts and examine what they have in common.  As usual, the show begins with a meditation, this one from A Mindful Morning.  Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Zafir Daar on piano. Hafiz Shahbaz Rasheed on tabla. Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

 
 
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The Four Step Process of Realization

January 3, 2018

Happy 2018! Whatever your intentions for this new year, you will find some support for your goals in this episode on the four step process of realization.  We will be talking about the purusha and prakriti aspects of reality as well as the four forms of verb, to be.  Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Zafir Daar on piano. Hafiz Shahbaz Rasheed on tabla. Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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Bhaskara Gita

December 17, 2017

Hey everyone! Thanks for listening! I was going to have this one be premium content, but I decided to have it be free like the other episodes.  It was my goal for 2017 to have twelve episodes by the end of the year, and this marks the completion of that goal.  If you have a minute, please drop me a line and let me know what you think of the show.  Please also let me know what you would be interested in hearing in 2018.  I'll be taking a break for a couple of weeks, and then I will be back with new episodes! 

Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Bamboo Flute by Zinchona. Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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Meditation for Sleep

November 10, 2017

The past few episodes were hard work! This time we take it easy with a meditation for sleep! Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Zafir Daar on piano. Hafiz Shahbaz Rasheed on tabla. Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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The Nine Gates 1.3 Absence of Greed

November 3, 2017

Welcome to episode ten of The Boundless Mind.  In this show, we will be looking at greed.  How do you know how to differentiate between providing for material needs and excessive clinging to money and possessions? Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Bamboo flute by Zinchona.  Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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The Nine Gates 1.2 Letting Go of Anger

October 27, 2017

Welcome to episode nine of The Boundless Mind! In this episode, we will be looking at anger and how to effectively deal with it.  Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Bamboo flute by Zinchona.  Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

You can find the full text of the Chandi Path and the Guru Gita on the Shree Maa store, here: http://www.shreemaa.org/our-store/

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The Nine Gates 1.1 Equanimity

October 13, 2017

Welcome to episode eight of The Boundless Mind.  In this episode, we will be taking a look at the Nine Gates, the official meditation guide of the Anahata Chakra Satsanga / Heart Chakra Society.  We will explore the quality of equanimity, the ability to maintain a calm state of mind, regardless of external conditions.  Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Bamboo flute by Zinchona.  Recorded with a Rode Podcaster microphone on a System 76 Lemur laptop running Ubuntu Linux. Support open source software!  Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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Tagore on Sadhana

September 15, 2017

Welcome to episode seven of The Boundless Mind.  Back after a slight delay due to DragonCon :) and an uninvited hurricane-related staycation :( . In this episode, we will explore Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's classic spiritual book, Sadhana.  Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Bamboo flute by Zinchona.   Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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Light on the Path

August 24, 2017

Welcome to Episode Six of The Boundless Mind!  Today we will be talking about Light on the Path, a book from 1888 by theosophist Mabel Collins.  Please subscribe to the show and leave a review on your favorite platform! Theme music by Tommy Rooster.  Intro voiceover by Kimberly Hash Devries. Bamboo flute by Zinchona.   Follow me on Twitter @daviddillardwri .  Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/boundless . Website: heartchakrasociety.org.

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