A more or less Traditional Golden Dawn 5=6 and Buddhist Yoga instructor interviews teachers and fellow students of Esoterica building bridges of communication, mutual respect, and understanding between widely varying schools of thought, from the obscure to the mainstream.
We open with Priyal Manjari Reib (BT's wife) describing a recent dream initiation, after which BT and his old friend Joe Zabinski reminisce about 1999-2002 era HOMSI, discuss Cultural Polarization, Black and White Tile, The Parable of the Cave, Alchemy, Idealism, the Nature of Inspiration, Morality, Dogen's Shobogenzo, Iranian Polar Bears, Material vs Spiritual, Materialization of the Spiritual and Spiritualization of the Material, Enlightenment, Unenlightenment, Episcopalianism, Conspiracism,...
BT interviews his dad's old friend Kess Frey on topics including but not limited to Thomas Keating and Centering Prayer, Golden Dawn, Builders of the Adytum, Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, John Dan Reib, Goa, and Anchorage.
BT reads from the Lotus Sutra for the segment Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō, then he and and Gonzo Theologist Robert Strong, PHD successfully interview Daniel Garber about the past few years of participating in the Lakota Sun Dance, as well as Lakota culture, history, present circumstances, and Shamanism in general.
BT reads from the Lotus Sutra for a new segment called Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō, then he and and Gonzo Theologist Robert Strong, PHD feebly attempt to interview Daniel Garber about his upcoming trip to South Dakota and the Lakota Sun Dance, but it all kind of goes off the rails. So, this is sort of the Dress Rehearsal for Daniel Garber 4.
BT recites TRANSFORMATIONS chapter 5 verses 1 through 9 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Doctor Robert Strong AKA Silence the Aquarian interview Prof. Barry Taylor, former roadie for ACDC, Episcopal Rector, and Robby's old Postmodernism professor, about the current Epistemological Crisis. After the interview, at Robby's request, BT recites the opening to the oldest of the Vedas, an ancient poem to the god of Fire, or to Fire itself.
BT recites TRANSFORMATIONS chapter 4 verses 14 through 22 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and VH Frater RC of Hermetic Mystery School continue their conversation on a variety of topics from Golden Dawn to the magic of traditional Indian customs. This is the second part of a two part conversation, you may want to hear episode 101 first, but it's up to you.
BT recites some more of the Fama Fraternitatis for the segment The REAL Rosenkreuz Orden, then he and VH Frater RC of Hermetic Mystery School discuss the Dark Nights of the Senses and of the Spirit, the Qlippoth, and the Alchemy of the Golden Dawn grade of Practicus, and many other things. This is part one of two, the second half of the conversation will air in the near future.
BT recites TRANSFORMATIONS chapter 4 verses 9 through 13 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Robby Strong interview JoEl Meeks-Matous, the inventor of the nanotube-aerogel matrix, regarding ancient, modern, and future nanotechnology, climate change, psychedelics, politics, religion, faith and science, Kabbalah and Qabbala.
BT introduces a new segment called Indian Magic with Piyu in which she explains Nazar Lagna and Nazar Utarna, then he and Amandeep Singh AKA SwarAdi discuss Sikhism, Tantra, Krishna, Osho, Luciferians, Satanism, Thelema, Golden Dawn, Nagas, Crypto Humans, Lizard People, the Aghori, and many other things.
BT recites Chapter 4 Verses 6 through 8 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then interviews Buzani Mnguni about the Rhodesian Bush War and his exile in Zambia, Scientology in Africa, Christianity, Colonialism, Capitalism, Racism, Communism, and The Gnostic Church of the Black Sun Ku Ho Hu.