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Universal Wisdom

Universal Wisdom

By Universal Wisom
Universal Wisdom features the timeless wisdom of Terence Mckenna, Ram Dass, Alan Watts, Timothy Leary and many others.

If you want to learn more about the nature of mind, life and death, the universe, mindfulness, spirituality, psychedelics, and much more, you're in the right place.

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Terence Mckenna Episode 6: The Final Interview
The final recorded interview of Terence McKenna, conducted by Erik Davis for Wired magazine in November 1999. Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
02:16:33
July 27, 2021
Terence Mckenna Episode 5: The Penultimate Interview
What is mans purpose? To advance and preserve novelty. The purpose of being a human is complexify reality even more to hand on a more diverse more complicated more multiphasic universe to our children. Widely referred to as his final interview, this was actually his penultimate interview. We will post his final interview next. Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
01:03:16
June 12, 2021
Alan Watts Episode 5: Taoism & Dropping out of Karma
“When you know that this moment is the Tao, and this moment, considered by itself, is without past, without future, eternal, neither coming into being, nor going out of being: there is nirvana.” – Alan Watts Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
49:25
June 10, 2021
Timothy Leary Episode 5: 1973 Folsom Prison Interview
Leary discusses his philosophy, drugs, prison rights, and his life on the run as well as his life in prison. Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
24:47
June 09, 2021
Ram Dass Episode 5: Renunciation of Desire
Ram Dass continues his spiritual evolution and learns the meaning of “renunciation of desire” and explores different vehicles to get to and maintain a place of pure oneness.  “The whole matter of enlightenment that is required is what is called renunciation. When you think of the word renunciation, many of you probably think in terms of people living off in the woods with no possessions. That’s an external manifestation of renunciation – renunciation here means not the renunciation of action but of a desire.” – Ram Dass Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
26:53
June 08, 2021
Terence Mckenna Episode 4: Toxic Modern Society
"We're turning the whole planet into a white bread, mall shopping culture. The values of every other way of doing things is being subsumed. I've talked a lot about partnership societies in the human past, and how the nostalgia for these kinds of social arrangements have driven us throughout our experience of history. Even today in the Amazon, and a few other relic environments, partnership exist, thrive and regulate themselves through a symbiotic relationship to plants that we call hallucinogenic." Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
53:23
February 18, 2021
Ram Dass Episode 4: Eastern vs Western Consciousness
"We Western consciousness think with the rational mind. But the system that we're dealing with is meta to the rational system, superior to it, above it, behind it, inside it. A system cannot look at something outside of itself. Since we only know the world through our rational mind and senses, that which is available to us in other ways, we tend to reject. We attach a certain kind of emotional rejection to it, we apply a self-righteous cynicism." Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
29:16
February 18, 2021
Alan Watts Episode 4: The Joker & Life As a Game
"When we say it's just a game, we often mean it's trivial. But there can be important games, as when we play a musical instrument, we're not necessarily doing something frivolous, but we are playing. And there is something in the nature of all play, that is not serious, but may be at the same time sincere. All the things that we do and busy ourselves with as human beings, can be seen as games, things being done simply for themselves, not for some ulterior motive."  Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
30:08
February 18, 2021
Timothy Leary Episode 4: Harvard University Psychedelic Research
"Harvard is there to train Ivy Leaguers to go to Washington and Wall Street and keep the wasp establishment going. They're not supposed to be turning out new Buddhas and a new brand of science fiction neuronaughts." Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
43:04
February 18, 2021
Terence Mckenna Episode 3: Escaping The Rat Race
"We have bought into the idea that we must serve, and behave, and be enslaved, else chaos will engulf the world. We need to embrace chaos and see that chaos is the environment where we all thrive. Reject authority, trust yourself." Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
11:37
February 11, 2021
Ram Dass Episode 3: A Transformative Journey
Ram Dass ventures out of his comfort zone and follows Bhagavan Das on a transformative journey through India, leading to a very special meeting at the Kainchi ashram. He tells about adopting the robes of the holy men of India. Quickly Ram Dass learns of the reverence this new role brings and struggles with accepting this treatment. Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
31:44
February 11, 2021
Alan Watts Episode 3: What IS The Real World?
"Some people have the theory that the real world is material or physical, it's made of a kind of stuff. Other people have a theory that the world is spiritual or mental. But I want to point out that both of those theories of the world are just concepts." Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
09:42
February 11, 2021
Timothy Leary Episode 3: The Original LSD FAQs!
Timothy Leary discusses LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) and answers some LSD Frequently Asked Questions. Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
30:14
February 11, 2021
Terence Mckenna Episode 2: There Are No Coincidences (on Synchronicity)
"The domain we journey to and from is not merely mental, and the way in which we confirm this for ourselves is in the observation of disturbances in this world, which we call coincidences or synchronistic." Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
30:29
February 08, 2021
Ram Dass Episode 2: Eastward Bound
Ram Dass talks about the mental and physical trials he experienced before traveling to India after he was fired from Harvard, and about embarking on his journey to the East to find his Guru. We learn about his and Tim Leary’s fascination with the Tibetan Book of the Dead and how they re-worked its concepts into a guide for the spiritual use of psychedelics. Subscribe for weekly new content: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
28:35
February 08, 2021
Alan Watts Episode 2: Considering Your Own Death
"To observe skulls and skeletons, and to go to sleep and wondering what it will be like to never wake up. That is a very gloomy thing for contemplation, but it's like manure. Just like manure fertilizes the plants, the contemplation and acceptance of death is very highly generative of creative life. You get wonderful things out of that." Subscribe for weekly new content: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
12:09
February 08, 2021
Timothy Leary Episode 2: How To Use Your Head
Subscribe for new Timothy Leary episodes.   "You have to go out of your mind to use your head!"   Timothy Leary speaks at the Cooper Union, New York City, 1964. This is his 'Hallucinogenic Drugs OR How To Use Your Head' speech that "started the 60s." Subscribe for weekly new content: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
50:23
February 08, 2021
Terence Mckenna Episode 1: Psilocybin & Slaying the Ego
"The problem area lies not in taking too much, but taking too little. Because if you take too little you can resist it, you can struggle with it, and then it can turn in to a real mess. What you wanna do is take sufficiently enough hat there is no escape, and the transition from ordinary reality to fully loaded is as quick as possible." Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) was an American ethnobotanist, mystic, psychonaut, lecturer, author, and an advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring psychedelic plants. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including psychedelic drugs, plant-based entheogens, shamanism, metaphysics, alchemy, language, philosophy, culture, technology, environmentalism, and the theoretical origins of human consciousness. Subscribe for weekly new content: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
11:34
February 03, 2021
Ram Dass Episode 1: Unintended Reflections
"We are wild geese who do not intend to cast a reflection... ...and the water has no mind to receive their image..." That fateful Eastern trip in 1967, when he travelled to India. In India, he met his guru, Neem Karoli Baba, affectionately known as Maharajji, who gave Ram Dass his name, which means “servant of God.” Subscribe for weekly new content: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
29:50
February 02, 2021
Alan Watts Episode 1: The Nature of God & Death
Some of Alan Watts' finest work, an awesome lecture you will take much away from. Alan Watts on the nature of God and death. "I'm sure that most of you know the story of the astronaut, who went far out into space and was asked on his return whether he's been to heaven and seen God. And he said, 'Yes.' And so they said to him, so, what about God? And he said, 'Well, she's black."    Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
25:46
February 02, 2021
Timothy Leary Episode 1: Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out
"Be cool, be kind, turn on, tune in, drop out. We will learn and experience together, how to reach the five levels of consciousness."   A very rare recording of the first Timothy Leary record to be released.  No music, just him speaking quietly. Of all of his audio releases, I consider this one to be the most controversial, most dangerous, and most straightforward speech on what his goal really was. Subscribe for weekly new content: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-fyzHZmp9BiOuOdS7dswFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalWisdomFB/ Podcast: https://anchor.fm/universalwisdom
49:30
February 02, 2021