What roles do yoga, chants and gongs play in spirituality? What are the spiritual benefits of yoga, particularly Kundalini yoga? Kundalini yoga teacher Gwenn Ranbir Agiapal answers those questions in today's episode. Gwenn began her yoga studies and practice in 1974 and ultimately discovered Kundalini yoga. She became certified in Kundalini yoga in 2005 and is now a Level 3 Teacher Trainer. Listen in to hear her perspective on the meditative and healing effects of yoga, chanting and gong work. She also shares her Meditation Minutes.
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Gwenn Ranbir Agiapal website: https://www.yogalotusok.com/
Gwenn Ranbir Agiapal email: [email protected]
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What do you do with grief in a spiritual sense? Is there a difference between grief and traumatic grief? These are some of the questions that will be addressed in today’s episode. Our guest is Dr. Carrie Doehring, Professor of Pastoral Care at Iliff School of Theology and author of the book The Practice of Pastoral Care, A Postmodern Approach. Dr. Doehring discusses how she became interested in trauma and religious struggles, her own experience with traumatic grief, and the spiritual practices she finds helpful. Topics Discussed in This Episode How Dr. Doehring became interested in trauma and religious and spiritual struggles Distinguishing between grief and traumatic grief Using spiritual practices to see the goodness in grief Holding our survival techniques with compassion Body-centered spiritual practices Importance of having conversations around suicide prevention Liturgy and music that focuses on the love of God Lamentation as sharing anguish, interrogating suffering, and investing in hope How grief for a child differs from grief for others How listening to choral music helped Dr. Doehring to heal Referenced in the Show “Searching for Wholeness Amidst Traumatic Grief: The Role of Spiritual Practices that Reveal Compassion in Embodied, Relational, and Transcendent Ways” by Dr. Doehring “Good Night, Dear Heart” by Dan Forrest Related Links The Incarcerated Christian The Incarcerated Christian on Instagram The Incarcerated Christian on TikTok The Incarcerated Christian on Twitter Carrie Doehring Annalise by Admiral Bob (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/admiralbob77/56178 Ft: Kara Square ...
There are a lot of ways to be spiritual. For many, it’s a winding path. Today’s guest, Kenlyn Kolleen, is a speaker, author, spiritual empowerment coach, and host of The Divine Feminine Summit. Listen in to hear what Kenlyn has to say about her journey from Christian fundamentalism to the Divine Feminine. She talks about how she visited India and met the Dalai Lama, how she used Rolfing and a medicinal plant to help heal the spiritual wounds of her upbringing, and other practices that helped reconnect her to her true self. Topics Discussed in This Episode Kenlyn’s influence on the creation of The Incarcerated Christian Podcast Her background in Christian fundamentalism, evangelicalism and Pentecostalism Where Kenlyn learned to question and think critically What she considers the "initiation of her spiritual journey" Spiritual teachers who helped her find the truth of her heart Kenlyn's thoughts on how dogmatic Christianity prevents embodied spirituality What her spiritual awakening taught her about the intelligence of the body How Kenlyn made the journey to the Divine Feminine Archetypes of the Divine Feminine Techniques that Kenlyn used to reconnect with her heart and body The grief of being disconnected from our true self and the process of grief shedding How an experience with a medicinal plant helped Kenlyn Kenlyn’s time in India and meeting the Dalai Lama Talking to family about taking a new spiritual path Learning to tap into and trust what our bodies tell us Integrating the feminine and masculine parts of ourself Related Links The Incarcerated Christian The Incarcerated Christian on Instagram The Incarcerated Christian on TikTok The Incarcerated Christian on Twitter Kenlyn Kolleen Kenlyn on Instagram The Divine Feminine Summit Annalise by ...
David Hayward is known online as the NakedPastor. He has a master’s degree in Theological Studies, as well as diplomas in Religious Studies and Ministry, and University Teaching. But after 30 years in the church, he left the ministry. He decided to pursue his passion for art. He’s a cartoonist, painter, and author who uses words and images to deconstruct dogma, challenge the current status, and offer hope for those who struggle and suffer spiritually. Hear what David has to say about where the NakedPastor name came from, how he began cartooning, and his own deconstruction journey. Topics Discussed in This Episode Why David calls himself the NakedPastor How David’s cartooning became an outlet Challenging respectfully Whether David’s cartoons are ever misinterpreted David’s inspiration for “Jesus Takes a Selfie” cartoon The Liberation of Sophia and David’s own deconstruction The price of David leaving his church Advice for people who are thinking about coming out to their families about their beliefs The stages of questioning Using dreams for your own journey What David misses about being a pastor David’s book of cartoons David’s watercolors Related Links The Incarcerated Christian The Incarcerated Christian on Instagram The Incarcerated Christian on TikTok The Incarcerated Christian on Twitter The NakedPastor Annalise by Admiral Bob (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/admiralbob77/56178 Ft: Kara Square ...