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

Augoeides Week 6: Nothing Else Matters

We’re almost over now, for this exercise. So I’m glad this is perhaps my favorite out of the series, or at least, the one that came together the best, and not in some feverish half conscious delerium of pain and confusion. That’s a good sign, if nothing else.  podcast page Direct download: AUG27-nothing_else_matters.mp3