Mysticism & Manifestation

How to Be Your Own Guru

This week, we bring together a diverse panel of change-makers who discuss how they’ve worked through questioning some of the systems and beliefs they’ve learned over time, and what it really means to be a continuous seeker of truth as your own guru. Join us in a discussion about how to take a critical look at some of the philosophies and expectations we sometimes take for granted, and how to ultimately make your own decisions, form your own belief systems instead, and BE YOUR OWN GURU.

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Don’t Worry You’re Happy

Thom is a pre-eminent master and we take advantage of having him on the podcast by getting into all of the big questions about life and happiness. We discuss how we all have a cosmic field of creative intelligence inside of us, how we can understand our individuality in the context of our connection with the greater universe, the evolution of our own cognition, and more. You won’t want to miss his amazing philosophy lecture – plus, stick around for an extra special personal practice in which Thom leaves us with a brief and beautiful Sanskrit song.

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A Conscious Convo on Love

Today we have relationship guru & New York Times bestselling author – Katherine Woodward Thomas is the woman behind the book “Conscious Uncoupling” – made famous by the divorce of none other than Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. Katherine was single and with just 8 months to her 42nd birthday, Katherine committed to being engaged by 42. Her success prompted her to share the power of manifestation in her acclaimed book, “Calling in the One.”

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Surpassing My Spiritual ‘Quota’

Actress Sarah Shahi, mom of 3, has more references and a perfect quote for every situation. As a regular client of the DEN we knew we had to get deep with her on DENtalks. You would never guess by how well read she is (and all the quotes) that it was only 3 years ago, with the death of her father, that she really started honing in on her studies of spirituality. However, when looking back, she shares some crazy stories that illuminate that she really has had a connection with the beyond from a very young age.

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Riding the Cosmic Waves

Today we are joined by Gahl Sasson, teacher of Astrology, Mythology, Mysticism, Kabbalah, and so much more. W Magazine even named him the best astrologer in Los Angeles! We discuss Past Lives and how learning a language is Gahl’s recommendation for helping you tap into your past lives. We dive into some juicy topics about astrology, like exploring the charts of certain countries and why some have proclivity towards war more than others, how astrology was used in WW2, and what we have to look our for in 2019.

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Sounds of Silence

Heather Prete is a UCLA Certified Mindfulness Facilitator, Self Compassion teacher, and Mindful Recovery Coach. She started her formal training in Tibetan compassion practices in 1998 and has studied under masters all over the world. We cover it all in this episode from Buddhism to Mindfulness to Nero Science to Dharma and she shares so many tidbits of wisdom that you can take and apply to your life. This episode dives deep into the parallels of science and buddhism.

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The Golden Parachute

Meditation teacher, spiritual leader, and artist, Biet Simkin, believes that meditation should never be boring and creates a complete rock and roll experience through her art, music, and spiritual teachings. This woman has experienced more loss, addiction, and sadness than most ever will – but today, she sits before us glowing and happy. Not only does she openly share her past struggles, but we also talk about how you can actually stop your destructive path, how to believe in yourself, the act of surrender, and who we all actually are at the core.

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Are Ya Ready for Ayurveda?

We welcome the magical Sahara Rose to DENtalks Podcast to talk all things Ayurveda! She’s the Best Selling Author of “The Idiot’s Guide to Ayurveda” and the upcoming book “Eat Feel Fresh: A Contemporary, Plant-Based Ayurvedic Cookbook.” We go deep into Sahara’s own complicated journey with nutrition and spirituality. Her personal story is a fascinating one and very relatable, as so many of us have control issues when it comes to food. She eventually found the answers that she desperately needed in Ayurveda.

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Find Your Circle, Find Yourself

Andréa Bendewald, a phenomenal mom, friend, actress, and also incredible spiritual leader here at The DEN Meditation, is with us today for a conversation rooted in The Art of Circling. Andrea runs our circles at The DEN, which we will talk about more in depth in today’s episode. We chat about her journey from being a successful actress to a spiritual mentor, the art of listening, falling off the spiritual wagon (and how you can get back on it), the law of attraction, how to stay centered, and how to dig deep in a world that sometimes rewards what’s on the surface.

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I Started to Live After I Died

We are honored to have Shaman Durek, 3rd generation shaman, spiritual teacher, and inspirational leader with us on DENtalks to discuss how ego drives us, resolving conflicts through love, how we all deserve and can attain happiness and how he DOES NOT believe in forgiveness. This episode is not for the closed minded – we discuss other dimensions, the dark energies that inhabit our planet, how forgiveness puts you in a purgatory like state, female vs. victim empowerment, and magnetic duality. Look, this episode is deep, but in the best kind of way.

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