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The Tao of Intimacy and Ecstasy
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Solala Towler—a respected teacher of qigong, sound healing, and the principles of the Tao—speaks with Tami Simon about the Taoist perspective on sex and intimate relationships. Drawing from his new book, The Tao of Intimacy and Ecstasy, Solala discusses Taoist lovemaking, how to apply the energetics of qigong to sex, and how to approach issues of sexual vitality. He also talks about “The Watercourse Way” as applied to relationship and how to approach the natural ebb and flow of intimacy. Finally, Tami and Solala discuss cultural misperceptions about relationships from a Taoist point of view. (62 minutes)

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Dr. John Welwood is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, and practicing student of Buddhism and Eastern contemplative psychology. Dr. Welwood is an author whose books include Journey of the Heart and Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships. With Sounds True, he has created the audio learning program Conscious Relationships. In this episode, Tami Simon speaks with Dr. Welwood […]

Healing the Core Wound of the Heart
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tami Simon speaks with Deva Premal, a classically trained singer and musician known around the world for her devotional chanting and the inspiring music she creates with her partner Miten. When performing, Deva and Miten both have incredible presence on stage and transmit a kind of openness and emptiness that is beautiful to be with […]

The Devotional Heart of Deva Premal
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A.H. Almaas—renowned as the creator of the “Diamond Approach” for spiritual and psychological inquiry—has published more than a dozen books on seeking wisdom and the true nature of reality. Most recently, he and his teaching partner Karen Johnson have released The Power of Divine Eros, which explores the pure energy behind physical desire. In this […]

The Power of Divine Eros
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Soloist Peter Jack Rainbird—along with his trusty vintage electric guitar and collection of homemade pedals—is said to create sounds that would seem to require a full orchestra. In this episode, Peter and Tami Simon talk about the origins of his unique personal sound and how it relates to nature, architecture, and society. They also discuss […]

Unravel
Tuesday, July 29, 2014