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Rank #60 in Spirituality category

Religion & Spirituality
Spirituality
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Conversations with "Ordinary" Spiritually Awakening People

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Conversations with "Ordinary" Spiritually Awakening People

iTunes Ratings

313 Ratings
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Enlightening and important

By Sports123789 - Aug 24 2019
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Rick provides a gift to humanity with this show. Fascinating guests and love the long format.

Prasannan Jyotish

By cshaynerun - Feb 23 2019
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Amazing interview on Jyotish. Prasannan explains the principles very well.

iTunes Ratings

313 Ratings
Average Ratings
269
15
12
9
8

Enlightening and important

By Sports123789 - Aug 24 2019
Read more
Rick provides a gift to humanity with this show. Fascinating guests and love the long format.

Prasannan Jyotish

By cshaynerun - Feb 23 2019
Read more
Amazing interview on Jyotish. Prasannan explains the principles very well.
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Buddha at the Gas Pump

Latest release on Jul 01, 2020

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Conversations with "Ordinary" Spiritually Awakening People

Rank #1: 285. John Prendergast

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John J. Prendergast, Ph.D., is a retired professor of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and a psychotherapist in private practice. He spent many years studying with the European Advaita master Jean Klein as well … Continue reading →

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Apr 06 2015

1hr 39mins

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Rank #2: 452. Ken Wilber

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With over two-dozen published books translated in nearly as many languages, Ken Wilber has created what is widely considered the first truly comprehensive Integral Map of human experience. By exploring and integrating the major insights and conclusions of nearly every … Continue reading →

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Apr 30 2018

2hr 39mins

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Rank #3: 259. Rupert Spira, 2nd Interview

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From an early age Rupert Spira was deeply interested in the nature of reality. At the age of seventeen he learnt to meditate, and began a twenty-year period of study and practice in the classical Advaita Vedanta tradition under the … Continue reading →

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Nov 05 2014

1hr 29mins

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Rank #4: 371. Adyashanti and Susanne Marie on the Falling Away of Self

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Join Susanne Marie and Adyashanti in an exploration of an often misunderstood subject. Beyond the traditional landing places that mind creates (commonly discussed in non-dual circles), lies an indescribable landscape of living as pure, direct experiencing. Prior to this opening, … Continue reading →

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Nov 15 2016

1hr 54mins

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Rank #5: 281. Dorothy Rowe

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Dorothy Rowe was clairvoyant as a child, but a rough teenage period caused her abilities to wane. After learning Transcendental Meditation in her mid-teens, the inner vision began to return. She moved to Fairfield, Iowa in 1980 and devoted herself … Continue reading →

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Mar 12 2015

2hr 10mins

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Rank #6: 194. Connie Huebner

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The defining moment of my life came when I was a 21 yr old college student. I had the undeniable experience that I am one with God, one with all that is. This experience has never left me. The rest … Continue reading →

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Sep 24 2013

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Rank #7: 394. Culadasa (John Yates)

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Important Message from the Dharma Treasure Board of Directors As the message at the above link indicates, “John Yates (Upasaka Culadasa) has engaged in ongoing conduct unbecoming of a Spiritual Director and Dharma teacher”. His interview remains on BatGap because … Continue reading →

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Apr 05 2017

2hr 6mins

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Rank #8: 236. Darryl Anka (Bashar)

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After experiencing two, close, broad-daylight UFO sightings, Darryl’s path led him to become a channel for an extraterrestrial entity called Bashar. Darryl has channeled Bashar internationally for the past 30 years, providing powerful methods by which people can change their … Continue reading →

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Jun 19 2014

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Rank #9: 502. Michael Pollan and Chris Bache

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Michael Pollan is the author of eight books, including How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, … Continue reading →

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May 15 2019

2hr 6mins

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Rank #10: 268. Leonard Jacobson

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Leonard Jacobson is an awakened spiritual teacher, healer and mystic who is deeply committed to guiding and supporting others in their journey towards wholeness. In 1981, he experienced the first of a series of spontaneous mystical awakenings that profoundly altered … Continue reading →

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Dec 09 2014

1hr 42mins

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Rank #11: 420. Cynthia Bourgeault

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The Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault, Ph.D., is an Episcopal priest, teacher, writer, and internationally acclaimed retreat leader. A student of Fr. Thomas Keating, Bruno Barnhart, Beatrice Bruteau, and the Gurdjieff Work, she has made her mark exploring Wisdom Christianity and the … Continue reading →

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Oct 03 2017

2hr 14mins

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Rank #12: 325. Stanislav Grof

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Stan Grof, M.D., Ph.D. is a psychiatrist with more than fifty years’ experience researching the healing and transformative potential of non-ordinary states of consciousness. His groundbreaking theories influenced the integration of Western science with his brilliant mapping of the transpersonal … Continue reading →

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Jan 06 2016

52mins

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Rank #13: 489. Miranda Macpherson, 2nd Interview

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Miranda Macpherson began her spiritual journey at the age of thirteen when, amidst a period of clinical depression, she was spontaneously opened into a profound state of boundless love. That experience initiated a lifelong dedication to spiritual practice, psychological depth … Continue reading →

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Feb 08 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #14: 373. Adyashanti and Francis Bennett – “The Embrace of Jesus and Buddha”

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Adyashanti and Francis Bennett in a public dialog about the parallels and differences between Jesus and the Buddha, as two complementary yet very different models of awakening. Where the Buddha emphasized inner peace and the transcendence of samsara, Christ emphasized … Continue reading →

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Nov 29 2016

2hr 1min

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Rank #15: 442. Paul Selig

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Paul Selig is considered to be one of the foremost spiritual channels working today. In his breakthrough works of channeled literature author and medium Paul Selig has recorded an extraordinary program for personal and planetary evolution as humankind awakens to … Continue reading →

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Feb 21 2018

1hr 45mins

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Rank #16: 224. Robert Svoboda

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Robert E. Svoboda is the first white member of Kenya’s Pokot tribe, and the first non-Indian ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India, where he lived for more than a decade. … Continue reading →

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Apr 02 2014

2hr 33mins

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Rank #17: 521. Henry Shukman

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Henry Shukman (Ryu’un-ken) is an Associate Zen Master of the Sanbo Zen lineage, based in Kamakura, Japan. He has trained primarily with Joan Rieck Roshi, Zen teacher John Gaynor, Ruben Habito Roshi, and now continues his training under the guidance … Continue reading →

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Oct 20 2019

2hr 7mins

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Rank #18: 314. Bruce Joel Rubin

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Bruce Joel Rubin is an Oscar-winning screenwriter for the film Ghost.   His films include Jacob’s Ladder, My Life (which he also directed), Brainstorm, Deep Impact, Stuart Little 2, The Last Mimzy and The Time Traveler’s Wife, among others.   His spiritual … Continue reading →

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Nov 18 2015

1hr 40mins

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Rank #19: 401. Pernilla Lillarose

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After connecting with Joel Goldsmiths’ teachings in 1987, Pernilla had a life-changing awakening, realizing Love is All there is. After the initial three months’ free Bliss ride, she went straight from heaven to hell for the next many months. This … Continue reading →

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May 21 2017

1hr 42mins

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557. Mark Pitstick

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Mark Pitstick, MA, DC, has over forty-seven years’ experience and training in hospitals, pastoral counseling settings, mental health centers, and private practice. His training includes a premedical degree, graduate theology/pastoral counseling studies, master’s in clinical psychology, and doctorate in chiropractic … Continue reading →

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Jul 01 2020

1hr 59mins

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556. George Middleton

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Born in Wales, I emigrated with my parents and 4 siblings to NZ in 1962. Educated in Wellington completing an honours degree in philosophy and teacher training. Taught in a variety of special education positions until retiring. Politically active in … Continue reading →

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Jun 23 2020

1hr 55mins

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555. Robin Landsong

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Robin Aisha Landsong is a Transformational Speaker, Visual Artist, Medicine Singer, and Medical/Health Intuitive. She had two Near-Death Experiences during the Rhodesian War in 1977 when she was eight years old. When she was called back to life by the … Continue reading →

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Jun 17 2020

1hr 55mins

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554. Sally Kempton – 2nd Interview

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Sally Kempton is a deeply practiced teacher of meditation and spiritual philosophy, and the author of the books Meditation for the Love of It and Awakening Shakti: as well as the audio course Doorways to the Infinite, recently put out … Continue reading →

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Jun 12 2020

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553. Dorothy Hunt, 2nd Interview

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Dorothy Hunt serves as Spiritual Director of Moon Mountain Sangha, teaching at the request of Adyashanti.  She is the founder of the San Francisco Center for Meditation and Psychotherapy and has practiced psychotherapy since 1967. She is the author of Leaves … Continue reading →

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Jun 08 2020

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552. Lars Muhl

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Lars Muhl is a Danish author, mystic, and musician, born in Aarhus, Denmark in 1950. Already as a 10-year-old, Lars Muhl had experienced glimpses of another reality. The shock following the sudden death of his younger sister, caused painful kundalini-like … Continue reading →

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Jun 03 2020

1hr 57mins

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551. Elena Nezhinsky

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Like many spiritual seekers, Elena Nezhinsky spent years meditating and studying spiritual writings and practices. Persistent inquiry into the nature of being and unknowable grace eventually culminated in a series of deep, awakening realizations. With uncompromising honesty, great humor, and … Continue reading →

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May 26 2020

1hr 59mins

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550. Chris Beal

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Chris Beal discovered Buddhism as an exchange student in Japan in the 1960s. Given her determination, she was sure she would succeed in getting enlightened. But enthusiasm doesn’t always guarantee success, and she went home disappointed, depressed and demoralized. Thirteen … Continue reading →

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May 19 2020

1hr 38mins

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549. Donald Hoffman

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Donald Hoffman received a Ph.D. from MIT and is a Professor of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. He is an author of over 120 scientific papers and three books, including The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid … Continue reading →

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May 10 2020

2hr 1min

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548. Ravi Ravindra

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Proud to be born in India as a Hindu, I will be sad if I die merely a Hindu. Convinced very early in life that all boundaries are artificially created and tend to hinder the growth of the spirit, I … Continue reading →

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May 04 2020

2hr 12mins

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547. Bayo Akomolafe

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Bayo Akomolafe (Ph.D.) considers his most sacred work to be learning how to be with his daughter and son, Alethea Aanya, and Kyah Jayden – and their mother, his wife, and “life-nectar”, Ijeoma. “To learn the importance of insignificance” is … Continue reading →

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Apr 27 2020

1hr 48mins

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546. Stephen G. Post

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An opinion leader and public speaker, Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. (University of Chicago, 1983) is the best-selling lead author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life by the Simple Act of … Continue reading →

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Apr 20 2020

2hr 13mins

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545. HeatherAsh Amara

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HeatherAsh Amara is the Warrior Goddess Mama and creatrix of The Warrior Heart practice. She is dedicated to inspiring depth, creativity, and joy by sharing the most potent tools from a variety of world traditions. Raised in Southeast Asia, HeatherAsh … Continue reading →

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Apr 14 2020

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544. Jonathan Gustin

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Meditation asks, “Who am I?” Therapy asks, “How do I heal and become happier?” Purpose work addresses the question, “Where do I belong in the ecology of life?” Purpose guiding breaks the spell of our default purposes of safety, security, … Continue reading →

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Apr 07 2020

1hr 58mins

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543. Cynthia Jurs

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Cynthia Jurs is a Tibetan Buddhist lama and a Dharmacharya in the Order of Interbeing of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh whose source of refuge and spiritual inspiration is Mother Earth; Gaia. In 1990, she made a life-changing pilgrimage to … Continue reading →

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Mar 30 2020

1hr 47mins

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542. Peter Mt. Shasta

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Peter journeyed to India in 1970 and spent time with Ram Dass and his guru, Neem Karoli Baba, eventually traveling to the Himalayan foothills to live briefly with Gangotri Baba, a disciple of Babaji. He also had transcendent experiences with … Continue reading →

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Mar 24 2020

1hr 58mins

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541. Houman Emami

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Houman Z. Emami, a native of Iran (ancient Persia), has a bright academic career in Philosophy and Religion, Holism and Consciousness, with earlier careers in Computer Science, Telecommunications, and a number of educational-institute startups. He has completed undergraduate studies in … Continue reading →

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Mar 15 2020

2hr 14mins

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540. Clare Dubois

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Clare Dubois is the founder and CEO of TreeSisters.org, a global women’s movement spanning over 200 countries, that has collectively funded the planting of nearly 9 million trees. TreeSisters is a social change movement and a tropical reforestation organization working … Continue reading →

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Mar 10 2020

1hr 56mins

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539. Zaya & Maurizio Benazzo

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Zaya Benazzo is a filmmaker from Bulgaria with degrees in engineering, environmental science, and film. For many years, she worked as an environmental activist in Holland and Bulgaria, and later produced and directed several award-winning documentaries in Europe and the … Continue reading →

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Mar 02 2020

1hr 46mins

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538. Rev. Bill McDonald, 2nd Interview

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ON A MISSION: TEACHING THE POWER OF LOVE & FORGIVENESS Rev. Bill’s life has been a spiritual journey, spanning slightly over 7 decades. His whole life has been a mystical trip in search of gurus, the paranormal, and self-discovery. He … Continue reading →

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Feb 25 2020

1hr 40mins

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iTunes Ratings

313 Ratings
Average Ratings
269
15
12
9
8

Enlightening and important

By Sports123789 - Aug 24 2019
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Rick provides a gift to humanity with this show. Fascinating guests and love the long format.

Prasannan Jyotish

By cshaynerun - Feb 23 2019
Read more
Amazing interview on Jyotish. Prasannan explains the principles very well.