As an author, I’m focused mostly on research and writing. But there have been some talks and conversations that have been recorded. Links are below. (During 2019, many articles were also podcasted. See the list here.) You can subscribe to the audio feed here for future recordings.
Disclaimer: my participation in conversations and interviews is to help deepen understanding of the spiritual process. It is not an endorsement of the host or other participants.
A Conversation with Malika (March, 2023)
Malika and I talked about source, from the perspective of the stages of awakening.
Conversations with Andrew Hewson (2019-21)
Andrew and I have had a series of conversations on healing, the stages of enlightenment, Divinity, and more. Follow the link for a listing of them.
In March 2021, I gave a talk to a University philosophy class on the Vedic Perspective.
In February 2021, I was interviewed on Suma’s show.
In October 2020, I gave a talk on the Yoga Sutra to a University class on awakening.
|The Talk||The Q&A|
A Conversation with Georgette Star on the Awakening process. (Spring 2020)
Conversations with Craig Holliday on ethics in spiritual teaching (2019):
|A Conversation on Bypassing (audio only)||A Second Conversation|
I was invited to give satsang in Utah in April, 2019. This included 2 longer talks that were audio recorded.
|Intro||First talk (with topic links)||Second talk (with topic links)|
Chitheads interview podcast (2019)
Interview on the Embodied Philosophy Chitheads podcast show
The Faces of Reality talk @ SAND18
In this talk, I explore the Kosha model to illustrate the stages consciousness goes through from self-awareness into form and experiences. A short overview of the foundations of our world experience.
|Background for the talk||On YouTube||Some SAND Stories|
Buddha at the Gas Pump (BATGAP) Second Interview, October 2018
In this followup interview, Rick Archer and I discuss changes since the first interview and the book Our Natural Potential, along with topics related to the stages of enlightenment.
|Background for the talk||On YouTube|
The Reality of Nonduality talk @ SAND17
This is my talk on the nature of nonduality in the context of the 7 stages of enlightenment.
|Background for the talk, the slides, and an audio version.||Poster|
Panel Discussion – Sudden or Gradual @ SAND17
Rick Archer’s Panel with Michael A. Rodriguez, Isa Gucciardi, and myself.
|Video and article||on BATGAP.com||on YouTube|
Our Natural Potential talk @ SAND15
This is my talk on the stages of development at the Science and Nonduality conference in October 2015.
|some background, the slides, and links to related articles||the poster|
|the abstract||about the conference|
Sofia Panel Discussion
Early at the SAND15 conference, I spoke on a large panel discussion at Sofia University on various topics around awakening, healing, embodiment and teaching.
|Videos (2 parts), some background and a topics summary||Part 1 on BATGAP||Part 1 on YouTube|
|Some Conference stories||Part 2 on BATGAP||Part 2 on YouTube|
Buddha at the Gas Pump (BATGAP) Interview, fall 2015
Unlike most of the blog, this interview is a personal story of the unfolding here. Recorded in person at a lodge on Vancouver Island in September 2015, shortly before a retreat.
|Links to some of the topics discussed||Some background|
|Why tell the story?||A few post-interview details|
Deep Forgiveness Podcast
In 2009, a half dozen of us all published on the same topic, Forgiveness, on the same day. I added a spoken word version (podcast) that later fell away when some hosting ended. I’ve restored that. (The blog was called In2Deep until 2014) 6:24 [link fixed July 21]
What is Consciousness? (PDF, 3MB, 16 pgs) – magazine article in Science to Sage magazine, May, 2013.
Also posted as a 3 part article starting here.
Sanskrit Devanagari (PDF, 113KB, 5 pgs) – the Sanskrit alphabet, foundation of mantra.
From the article Mantra Use. See also Sanskrit Keyboard.