Episode 37 • February 28, 2018
Description: On this episode, host Laura Chandler catches up with acclaimed author and channel Paul Selig in the offices of Smoothjazz Global, in Monterey, CA. Paul was in town for an extended teaching schedule at The Esalen Institute in Big Sur. He was near the end of his five-week stint when he and Laura got together to discuss his latest book, The Book of Truth, his approach to channeling, and how it all started. Paul’s channeling style is unique. He makes it clear that what comes through him is not him, but a group of Guides with their very own agenda. His books are channeled and published verbatim with no editing, except for spelling errors. The rapidity at which the material comes through Paul, and the palpable energy in the room when he channels, has convinced many people of his authenticity. In this interview, the Guides make an unexpected appearance to answer a question Laura asked Paul about the work.
Episode 36 • January 19, 2018
Description: On this episode, Laura Chandler dives into the Sacred Stream archives for a 2015 interview with homeopath Lori Nairne, who died unexpectedly this past August. In this talk, Lori explains how homeopathy works and focuses on the many uses of the popular remedy, Arnica. Also on this episode is an excerpt from a homeopathy class Lori taught at the Sacred Stream in which Lori looks at remedies for anxiety. And Isa Gucciardi stops by the studio to talk a little about Lori and some of what is coming up at the Sacred Stream Center in 2018.
Episode 35 • December 4, 2017
Description: On this edition of the Sacred Stream Radio Podcast, host Laura Chandler speaks with Buddhist thought leader and author Robert Thurman about his latest work, Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Catching up with the high-energy scholar is always a wild ride. In this candid episode, Laura chats with Bob on a trip down California Hwy 280, en route to his talk at Googleplex in Mountain View. He opens up about many topics including the Tibetan diaspora, Chinese history, contemporary politics, the role of the Dalai Lama in the world today, and his optimism about the future.
Reverend Matthew Fox
Episode 34 • August 26, 2017
Description: This month on the Sacred Stream Radio Podcast, host Laura Chandler speaks with internationally acclaimed scholar, activist, educator, and spiritual theologian, Matthew Fox. In this episode, Reverend Fox talks about the importance of Christian mysticism and how the early Christian mystics were focused on creation spirituality and often found themselves at odds with the dominant paradigm of the church. He discusses his own dismissal from the Catholic church by Cardinal Ratzinger for the alleged heresies of being a feminist, referring to God as both masculine and feminine, for working too closely with Native Americans, and his belief in original blessing. Fox also discusses his latest work, books, the opening of his institute, and the painful effects of consumer capitalism on the spirit and how to mitigate them.
Episode 33 • July 24, 2017
Description: This month Laura reaches back into the Sacred Stream archives for an interview she did with Thupten Jinpa when he was on his book tour for A Fearless Heart. The interview was impromptu and took place at Laura’s kitchen table, where she talked to Jinpa about his work with H.H. Dalai Lama, CCare, the Compassion Studies, and his perspective on generating more compassion in the world. This episode also contains a talk Jinpa gave at the Sacred Stream Center on Language and Reality. The featured music is from the Monks of Gaden Shartse Dokhang, Jinpa’s former monastery, and their album, The Sacred Chants of Tibet.
Episode 32 • June 25, 2017
Description: Isa Gucciardi (author, educator, creator of the therapeutic model Depth Hypnosis, and founding director of Foundation of the Sacred Stream) responded to the conflict she saw all around her by developing a method of conflict resolution to help families and couples. In her new book Coming to Peace, Isa transforms her years of experience working with people in this way into highly accessible wisdom about the roots of conflict and peace. In today’s episode of the Sacred Stream Radio Podcast, she chats with Laura about Coming to Peace. This episode’s featured musician is Lisa Kellman and her record Nostalgias.
Healing Beyond the Conscious Mind
Episode 31 • September 7, 2014
Description: First we become conscious of our issues and then we must go beyond our consciousness to truly transform them. Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses how altering consciousness through hypnosis, meditation, and the shamanic journey can lead to deep and long lasting healing.
Working with Teens
Episode 30 • February 27, 2014
Description: In working with teens, Depth Hypnosis Practitioners approach the teen with respect for the initiatory process the teen is going through. Here, Isa talks about working with teens in this way.
Geshe Pema Dorjee on the Nature of Compassion
Episode 29 • July 29, 2012
Description: An excerpt from a lecture on Compassion by Tibetan monk Geshe Pema Dorjee.
The Path of Service
Episode 28 • April 28, 2012
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., talks to acupuncture students at ACTCM in San Francisco about the path of service and the role of the healer.
Empathy and Compassion in Buddhism
Episode 27 • February 7, 2012
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the roles of Empathy and Compassion in Buddhism.
Episode 26 • January 5, 2012
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses Ho'oponopono and its role in our Relationship and the Inner Self workshop.
The Intersection of Buddhism and Shamanism in Depth Hypnosis
Episode 25 • October 27, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the intersection of Buddhism and Shamanism in Depth Hypnosis.
Power Loss and Addictive Behavior
Episode 24 • October 20, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses power loss and its correlation to addictive behavior.
The Relationship Between Concepts and Emotions
Episode 23 • October 13, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the relationship between concepts and emotions.
The Sacred Earth
Episode 22 • October 13, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses our relationship with the earth.
Perspectives on Grief and Loss
Episode 21 • October 2, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses different perspectives on Grief and Loss.
The Shamanic Journey in a Modern Context
Episode 20 • June 7, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the Shamanic Journey and its uses in traditional tribal settings as well as its relevance to us today.
Episode 19 • April 11, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses different perspectives on 2012.
Managing Personal Energy
Episode 18 • February 2, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses managing personal energy and transforming negativity.
Alleviating Suffering: A Buddhist Perspective
Episode 17 • January 3, 2011
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., addresses the Buddhist view of suffering and methods for alleviating it.
Comparing Depth Hypnosis to other Modalities
Episode 16 • December 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the differences between Depth Hypnosis and other hypnotherapy models – specifically Clinical Hypnotherapy and Ericsonian Hypnotherapy.
Perspectives on Karma
Episode 15 • November 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., gives an overview of perspectives on Karma and discusses it’s application in a modern context – particularly in matters of relationship.
Aligning Personal Will
Episode 14 • October 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the nature of personal will and the misunderstandings that arise when the will is not aligned with universal potential.
Buddhism and the Nature of Suffering
Episode 13 • September 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses Buddhism and the nature of suffering.
The Role of Healer and Universal Flow
Episode 12 • August 1, 2010
Description: From talks given in Rhode Island July 2010, Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the role of healer and the nature of universal flow.
Moon Lodge: The Initiatory Nature of Women’s Biology
Episode 11 • July 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses Moon Lodge and the initiatory nature of women’s biology. Excerpted from a 2010 Moon Lodge workshop.
Huna, The Ancient Tradition of Hawaii
Episode 10 • June 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the origins of Huna, the ancient shamanic tradition of Hawaii. Excerpted from a 2010 talk on Huna.
Shamanism and Dogma
Episode 09 • May 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses shamanism and dogmas that are found within some shamanic practices. Excerpted from a 2006 Applied Shamanism workshop.
Rituals: Understanding and Application
Episode 08 • April 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., gives an overview of the nature, their significance in contemporary western culture and how to work with them in your own life. This is excerpted from a 2009 talk on rituals.
Episode 07 • March 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses regression therapy in the context of Depth Hypnosis, the therapeutic modality she created. The excerpt for this podcast is taken from a talk given at UC Berkeley on alternative healing modalities in 2009.
Episode 06 • February 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses Depth Hypnosis, the therapeutic modality she created. The excerpt for this podcast is taken from a talk given at UC Berkeley on alternative healing modalities in 2009.
Episode 05 • January 1, 2010
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses dream interpretation, with a brief overview of the history of how ancient cultures viewed and worked with dreams. Excerpt from a 2009 lecture on Dreams.
Shamanism in Contemporary Culture
Episode 04 • December 1, 2009
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses shamanism and its intersection with modern culture. Excerpt from Applied Shamanism workshop.
The Path of the Bodhisattva
Episode 03 • October 1, 2009
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the path of the Bodhisattva. Excerpt from an Applied Buddhist Psychology workshop.
Manifestation of Pathways of Disease
Episode 02 • August 1, 2009
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses the manifestation pathways of disease. Excerpt from Integrated Energy Medicine workshop.
The Nature of Relationships
Episode 01 • July 1, 2009
Description: Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., discusses co-dependence in relationship from the perspective of Depth Hypnosis. Excerpt from Relationships workshop.