In this podcast series, Anand Mehrotra will be speaking about Himalayan Wisdom: A journey into the awakening states of consciousness. Originating from Satsangs, wisdom talks, and live streams, recorded in Rishikesh India, at the sacred foothills of the Shivalik Himalayan mountains.
Anand Mehrotra’s new book,
Liberation ~ An Interpretation of Isha Upanishad,
is a profoundly relevant, deeply insightful, contemporary interpretation of the ancient Yog-Vedantic text that delves deep into the fundamental questions of life.
This podcast is a specially edited introduction, where Anand explores the true meaning of the opening mantra.
The Nature of Impermanence
In this special edition, Anand talks about the impermanence of everything in this manifest reality. He explains that the only thing that is permanent in the relative field of experience is impermanence. This arises within the field of awareness that is permanent and continues, without beginning or ending. Within each and every human being lies the supreme power to transform the narrative that is around the experience that arises.
April 06, 2020
Evolution in a time of Covid-19
In this Episode, taken from Sattva Connects Livestream. Anand discusses how these challenges facing us all at this time can be a great opportunity for growth and awakening. ” Irrespective of the magnitude of the challenge being experienced, the opportunity for growth, the invitation for awakening, is very, very clear and available. The other option is suffering, individually and collectively. Let us embrace this opportunity, individually and collectively”
Mar 17, 2020
A Guided Healing Meditation for the Current Times
In this episode, Anand takes us on a guided meditation for healing during these challenging times of the Corona Virus (Covid -19). A journey of healing for all beings in this time of transcendence, allowing us to stabilise, to evolve and emerge into a new consciousness.
Jan 07, 2020
The Existential Question
In this podcast, Anand discusses with his audience, the deep longing to find out what’s really going on and the desire to answer the fundamental questions: Who am I? What am I? Why am I here? And when we realise that there is a longing that arises from there which is to know, that is mumukshutva, to really know, and to go to that fundamental level of ourself.
Sep 27, 2019
What does it mean to be alone? Are we ever alone? Are we always alone?
In this episode, Anand distinguishes how loneliness and aloneness are not one and the same, as well as discovering yourself in aloneness.
August 14, 2019
In our occasional series of interviews, Anand continues his conversation with the co-host of the spiritual podcast, 11.11, and presenter of Tour of Beauty, Rachel Hunter. In this second episode, they discuss the dance of the creative energy that is shakti and shiva and the transformative power of going beyond the labels of male and female.
April 17, 2019
“The sex got stuck …… “
In this episode Rachel Hunter, co-host of the spiritual podcast 11:11 and presenter of the series Tour of Beauty, talks to Anand about the West’s confused ideas on sex and tantric practices.
“…….. tantra really means working with the expansive potential of the manifest dimension of life.”
He explains this misunderstanding and explores the true meaning of tantra, our fear of intimacy, resistance and the reductionist mind.
Feb 24, 2019
In this episode, Anand reminds us that it is great moments that make a great life.
“The invitation of time is now, to use this time to grow, to sing, to dance. You see, you can either live this life as a great burden or live this life as a great dance. And the dance can only happen now, not somewhere in the distant future or in the past. It can only happen now…. There is incredible power in this realization that you are the cause, not the effect. You are not the victim, but almighty powerful. And the power lies within your own being. It lies at this moment, you see. For it, all starts now.”
Oct 24, 2018
The Time is Now
Returning to the Shivalik Mountains, we listen as Anand urges us to live our lives fully. As he gazes across the Himalayas, he asks us to come out of the waiting room. If not now, when?
“If you are waiting for a time when you will be ready, well, guess what. That time will never come for you cannot be ready in time…. You take the step and everything else will follow. We can’t keep waiting for everything to line up and make sense for us to live our life. Otherwise, life passes us by.”
March 29, 2018
Recorded during a hike in the Shivalik mountains. From the mountain top, Anand explores surrendering to the divine creation, allowing for unity while exploring the dynamic silence as we connect to mother nature, shedding conditioning and bowing at the feet of the mountain.
“Lay down your weapons,
Lay down all the fences you have built around your heart,
They are of no use here
All your protection mechanisms are of no use here
Don´t you see they are keeping you from the very thing you want to experience?
Lay them all here the mountain says
Don´t be afraid no more”
February 21, 2018
Values of Silence
First podcast in the Sattva Himalayan Wisdom Series. Recorded on a mountain top in the Himalayas. In this episode Anand speaks to the values of silence, taking you inward to the space that exists with and without this creation, that is you. Inviting you to arrive to the understanding of silence in a radical manner.
” All the experience and the experiencer are arising from the field of silence, this silence is the womb of all manifestation, all shapes and forms arise from this field of silence. This silence is the very fabric of existence”