Lorna Byrne interviewed by Aracely Brown
12.3.10 (Audio: 1 hr 55 min)
Lorna Byrne, author of the best-seller Angels in My Hair, returns to the Open Center to discuss the nature of the different angels, their physical appearances, their roles on earth, and how we can call upon their help. She also shares experiences from her first coast-to-coast tour of America — and insights on the role that America will play in mankind’s spiritual evolution.
See also: Angels Among Us (recorded 6.18.10)
4.28.11 (Audio: 1 hr 28 min)
Discover tools to overcome unconscious self-defeating blocks to your sexuality, so that you can embrace your full sensual and sexual self. Learn how to strengthen your self-acceptance and comfort level with your body, communicate your desires, and create the harmonious, positive relationships you desire.
5.23.11 (Audio: 1 hr 38 min)
Renowned author and authority on world mysticism Tim Freke explores how we can cultivate a state of awakeness and spiritual enlivenment that the ancients called “gnosis” and he refers to as “lucid living”—a beautiful experience of communion and compassion in which we see through the illusion of our separateness.
6.4.11 (Audio: 3 hr 5 min)
Apart from friends, family and good work, what matters most to us? What leads us to a freer, larger, more considered, more conscious life? Jungian therapist James Hollis explores how to live an authentically meaningful life, one that is full of paradox and challenges, but that rewards us in the end with a far more interesting story than if we had never examined our life and beliefs.
6.7.11 (Audio: 2 hr 7 min)
Modern science has defined life as random, predatory, and purposeless, but the latest evidence tells a radically different story: that relationships and cooperation are intrinsic to the biology of all living things. One of the world’s foremost authorities on the bridge between science and spirituality outlines this new science, and the how the world operates through the connection between things.
Don Oscar Miro-Quesada
4.8.11 (Audio: 2 hr 28 min)
Don Oscar shares stories of his apprenticeship in northern coastal Peruvian curanderismo and southeastern Andean paqo shamanic traditions, and introduces the ritual arts of Pachakuti Mesa cross-cultural shamanism which he originated.
5.25.11 (Audio: 1 hr 9 min)
Ayurveda, the ancient holistic Indian medical system, offers effective approaches to achieving optimal health and longevity. In this introductory class, discover how to restore your immunity, stamina and emotional, mental and hormonal vitality with methods drawn from the world’s oldest medical tradition.
6.7.11 (Audio: 2 hr 22 min)
Many people seem engaged in a frenzied, relentless race for rewards: for money, material success, status, pleasure, etc., but often are left feeling empty, unsatisfied. Learn about Buddhist mindfulness inquiry and meditation techniques, which can help us form a healthy relationship with our aspirations and find more happiness, while participating fully in modern life.
Rabbi David Ingber
6.1.11 (Audio: 1 hr 32 min)
This introduction to the life-changing teachings of Kabbalah explore Kabbalistic perspectives on the meaning of life, relationships, purpose, death and reincarnation, through ancient texts and the writings of leading figures of Kabbalah.
6.2.11 (Audio: 1 hr 53 min)
Learn from “the most organized man in America” how to clear away clutter and other obstacles that keep you from what’s really important. Whether you’re looking for the scissors or for personal transformation, find practical solutions with tangible results, to revolutionize how you manage your time and your life.