Augoeides Finale 3 of 3: Daemons, and how to live with them

Okay! Back to business. My longest podcast yet, I think, as I spill my backlog of inspiration into a new pocket digital recorder. It’s all over for the holy guardian angel, as I engage in a pretty lengthy treatment of fundamental wisdom and the cross cultural core of contemplative practice, with a lot of detail … Continue reading Augoeides Finale 3 of 3: Daemons, and how to live with them

Augoeides Finale 2 of 3: Flowery Atomic Heart

Rounding out my other discussions of concentration practice, we traverse such things as tantric iconography, nirvikalpa samadhi, how to not flame out like a rock star, and how to turn the thwarted idealisation of oneself into a working facsimile of the holy guardian angel. podcast page Direct download: flowery_atomic_heart.mp3 We can build this muthafucka… we have … Continue reading Augoeides Finale 2 of 3: Flowery Atomic Heart

Augoeides Finale 1 of 3: you don’t have to live like a $%#@ing cockroach

In which I pinch some conceptual structure from the buddha in order to pull it all together.  Enjoy my convalescent,  semi-fevered ravings on virtue, plato vs aristotle, why rationalisation is bullshit, and living a human life. And since I’ve mentioned it so many times; how to find out what your own values actually are.  podcast … Continue reading Augoeides Finale 1 of 3: you don’t have to live like a $%#@ing cockroach

Augoeides Roundup

UPDATE  I recorded and little pocket summary/introduction for those who might be a little uncertain about diving into this blind. or else just can’t be bothered listening to the whole thing: podcast page Direct download: AUG29-the_morning_after.mp3 more in-depth techincal analysis for the hardcore lifers, to come soon enough… _______  Well, seeing as I’m about ready … Continue reading Augoeides Roundup

Exactly

With a certain amount of reluctance, I must concede that my new favorite website is steve pavlina dot-com. I will grant that there is a certain saccharine edge to his stuff that is slightly unpalatable to me, but I will chalk that up to a slightly different demographic, and a higher quotient of punk rock … Continue reading Exactly

From the Vault-Doing Yoga, Getting Enlightened

One of the nice things about having a substantial back catalogue, and having such a long hiatus between outputs, is that I don’t have to feel bad about curating some of my older stuff for a new/old audience. At the moment my interests in meditation, yoga and enlightenment aren’t at the forefront of my Solve Everything … Continue reading From the Vault-Doing Yoga, Getting Enlightened