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Ram Dev – Therapeutic on the Edge – Ep. 87

Mirabai Starr, award-winning creator, trainer, and grief counselor, chats with Ram Dev about mysticism and the best way to harness our grief for self-transformation.

Mirabai Starr is an award-winning creator of artistic non-fiction and modern translations of sacred literature. She taught Philosophy and World Religions on the College of New Mexico-Taos for 20 years and now teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative observe and inter-spiritual dialogue. An authorized bereavement counselor, Mirabai helps mourners harness the transformational energy of loss. Take a look at her newest e-book, Wild Mercy: Dwelling the Fierce and Tender Knowledge of the Ladies Mystics, and be taught extra at

An Allergy to Faith // Christian Mysticism 

Mirabai describes that after rising up in a secular Jewish household, she had considerably of an allergy to Judeo-Christian religions. Nevertheless, by her thirties, she fell in love with the Christian mystics. She feels that is now the guts of her profession and her dharma. Many people who grew up uncomfortable with western faith could not have been uncovered to the extra mystic parts. Ram Dev reads us a poem about grace by Saint John of the Cross, one in every of Mirabai’s favourite Christian mystics. 

If you need to listen to extra from Mirabai tune into Ep. 32 of Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck: Fierce and Tender Knowledge with Mirabai Starr
Grief as an Alternative // The Depths of the Coronary heart (18:20)

Grief is one thing we are going to all expertise. We could grieve for the lack of somebody we love who has died, an previous relationship, or for international tragedies. Although the grieving course of is painful, it will also be a chance for self-transformation.

“I feel that my expertise of grief and my work as a grief counselor is about serving to folks to truly be with the facility of that have as a transformational invitation.” – Mirabai Starr

Once we are struggling, our hearts are open. If we will sit in that house and harness our grief, we will bear witness to probably the most weak components of ourselves.

“Grief is probably the most horrible, fantastic alternative for locating depths of the guts that years of remedy most likely are simply starting to the touch.” – Ram Dev

Supply of Therapeutic (40:01)

How can we present up as a supply of therapeutic and charm for the world? Mirabai and Ram Dev talk about the instruments given by numerous religions from Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, and extra. On some degree, we’re all experiencing pains and difficulties. Meditation will open your coronary heart and enhance your capability to be with what’s, whether or not that’s grief or pleasure. Focusing your practices onto compassion for not solely ourselves however for the world creates therapeutic forces.

For extra on grief and international issues tune into Ep. 69 of The Highway Dwelling: Grief, Heartbreak, and the Pandemic with Heather Coleman


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