The ACHARYA SHREE YOGEESH Podcast
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Ep. 11 Liberation, Siddha, and Godhood
Acharya Shree Yogeesh beautifully explains the process of what happens to a soul after it achieves its enlightenment and leaves its last body--liberation, moksha. Acharya Shree describes where the individual liberated soul goes and how it has fully achieved its highest potential of Godhood and who/what is God. A must-listen for all truth seekers dedicated to the spiritual path.
Ep. 10 A Past Life Experience with a Tirthankara
Acharya Shree Yogeesh continues his talk about the Tirthankaras and shares his own personal past life experience as a disciple of 23rd Tirthankara Parshvanath, the first Kundalini master of this era. Acharya Shree also shares what it is like to experience first-hand the presence of a Tirthankara and what kind of virtuous karma is required in order to meet and study under one.
Ep. 9 Tirthankaras: Who Are They?
Acharya Shree Yogeesh describes who the Tirthankaras are and their role in the universe and their purpose. He also clarifies misconceptions about them as taught in Jainism. Through the Tirthankaras, the spiritual teachings continued to grow and expand throughout millions of years. What we know as spirituality today is rooted in the Tirthankaras teachings, found only in the Samanic Tradition.
Ep. 8 Jainism: Teaching Religion or Spirituality
Acharya Shree Yogeesh often cites Jainism during his talks to give examples about the spiritual path; however, one can be confused as to whether or not Acharya Shree is a Jain Teacher and/or is teaching religion or spirituality. In this podcast, Acharya Shree says he's a spiritual teachers and focuses on spirituality than religion, but cites the teachings found in Jainism as they are closest to the Tirthankaras' teachings - the Samanic Tradition, which is what Acharya Shree follows and...
Ep 7. The Transition from Religion to Spirituality
Acharya Shree Yogeesh explains the crucial period that some seekers experience when transitioning from religion to spirituality or leaving one teacher or path behind for the real spiritual master. Seekers often times experience guilt, which Acharya Shree says is the greatest sin -- carrying a karmic heaviness doesn't help the soul flourish. By becoming a clean state, surrendering, and not comparing teachers, teachings, and paths to one another, one can be clear to fully understand and absorb...
Ep 6. Fake Spiritual Teachers & Gurus
Acharya Shree Yogeesh dives into the controversial subject of fake spiritual teachers, gurus, and masters. If a student is a real spiritual student, one will know if the teacher is real. Most students are not "real" with the qualities and symptoms as discussed in previous episodes. Acharya Shree reminds us that there have been fake teachers in the past, there are fake teachers now, and there will be fake teachers in the future. The important thing is to recognize the symptoms of one who is...
Ep. 5 The Real Spiritual Student - Egoless, Surrender, and Non-Resistance
Acharya Shree Yogeesh wraps up his series on the symptoms of a real spiritual student (truth seeker) by focusing on egolessness, non-resistance, non-violence, and surrender. To achieve these qualities, a student must first have devotion and purity of heart.
Ep. 4 The Real Spiritual Student - Purity of Heart
Acharya Shree Yogeesh continues his series on the symptoms of a real spiritual student (truth seeker). In this episode he shares how important a pure heart is. He also debunks the myth that one must be a religious scholar or educated spiritually in order to be enlightened. A seeker with a pure heart can attain the highest goals: enlightenment and liberation.
Ep. 3 The Real Spiritual Student - Devotion
Acharya Shree Yogeesh explains describes some of the symptoms of who a real spiritual student (truth seeker) is. One of the symptoms he goes into depth is devotion. With true devotion and being in a state of humility and whole-heartedness one can learn the deepest teachings of spirituality from a master.
Ep. 2 How & Where to Find a Spiritual Mentor
Acharya Shree Yogeesh explains how a real student can discover a spiritual mentor or spiritual master by sharing 5 clues, how most truth seekers are unable to recognize a real master, and the importance of travel (effort) as part of their search.
Ep. 1 Spiritual Mentorship
Acharya Shree Yogeesh explains the importance of real spiritual mentorship, how karma can block a real student from learning, why students get stuck with fake spiritual teachers, and the duty of a spiritual master to awaken the consciousness of their spiritual students.