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A Walk Within

Storytelling Podcasts

Revisit life experiences through short stories to find newer meanings, to make the most of today and tomorrow. Let’s take a walk within.

Revisit life experiences through short stories to find newer meanings, to make the most of today and tomorrow. Let’s take a walk within.

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United States

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Revisit life experiences through short stories to find newer meanings, to make the most of today and tomorrow. Let’s take a walk within.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Most Horrible Story

4/3/2022
We are all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing. "THE MOST HORRIBLE STORY" By John W. Jakes, Published in Imagination Stories of Science and Fantasy magazine in January 1952 and how it made me think of the ultimate unknown, the ultimate horror - Death. Disclaimer: This episode's story and conversation deals with dark and mature themes and topics which some listeners might find disturbing. These are only my personal thoughts and opinions. Listener's...

Duration:00:17:05

The Still Small Voice

3/20/2022
Welcome to A Walk Within and I am glad to be back for Season 2 with darker science fiction stories from the bygone era and their adaption in old time radio style. This Episode's story is "The Still Small Voice" by Clive G.B. Jackson Published in 1950 in #14th Edition of Avon Fantasy Reader and how it made me think of change and my attitude towards it. Disclaimer: I do not hold any rights to this story and after an extensive research, couldn't find any copyright information for it. If you...

Duration:00:14:42

Lessons Learned

12/13/2021
Its time for A Walk Within to end. In this Season Finale, lets celebrate the show with few highlights and many guests sharing their favorite episodes and thoughts about the show. Guest includes: Show's Channel: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Music and effects used in the episode: Long Road Ahead B by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Source:...

Duration:00:17:09

Transcendence

12/6/2021
What are Peak Experience and what is greater than that? In this episode, we will conclude "The Sea-Maiden" story from the book "Celtic Folk and Fairy tales" selected and edited by Joseph Jacobs and explore "Transcendence" through my memory. Something that gives meaning to self actualization. Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Visit https://awalkwithinpodcast.com for all socials and detailed show notes. Music and Effects used in the episode: Music and Sound effects obtained from...

Duration:00:18:50

A Hero's Journey

11/29/2021
What is the one thread connecting myths and stories around the world and your favorite blockbuster movies like Star Wars, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, The Matrix and so on? and what we can learn from it in finding meaning in our life. Let’s explore "A Hero's Journey" or Monomyth. An idea popularized by Joseph Campbell through a Celtic Fairy Tale "The Sea-Maiden" selected and edited by "Joseph Jacobs" published in the book titled "Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales”. Headphones are...

Duration:00:25:23

Purpose

11/1/2021
Do you ever feel like drifting through life and wondering, what is my purpose? Let’s explore a Science Fiction story "The Lonely Ones" by "Edward W. Ludwig" published in the July 1953 edition of “IF-World of Science Fiction” and how it underscores an ancient concept that through-out human history many poets and philosophers spent their life exploring: Purpose. Headphones are recommended. Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Anthony Burrow’s Interview - Link Show's Social Links:...

Duration:00:25:06

Fear Is Good

10/18/2021
While commonly known as a negative emotions, Fear can sprout goodness in humans too. How? Let's explore it through a Japanese story "The Goblin of Adachigahara" from "Japanese Fairy Tales complied by Yei Theodora Ozaki" and my personal memory of summoning a spirit. To see How "Fear is Good". Headphones are recommended for the story and memory part. Story on Project Gutenberg - Link "The Fear Factor" by Abigail Marsh "How Ouija boards work. (Hint: It's not ghosts.)" Show's Social...

Duration:00:25:03

Perception

10/4/2021
We see, what we want to see. Why and how can we see things clearly? Lets explore through a short story "A Fable" from "A Mysterious Stranger and other stories" by Mark Twain and my personal memory from my workplace to understand Perception. Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Study - Leong, Y.C., Hughes, B.L., Wang, Y. et al. Neurocomputational mechanisms underlying motivated seeing. Nat Hum Behav 3, 962–973 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0637-z The Scout Mindset by Julia...

Duration:00:19:51

The Adamant Door

9/20/2021
Continuation of the short story "The Adamant Door" from "The Starlight Wonder Book" by Henry Beston covered in the previous episode - A Sense of Belonging. *Headphones Recommended immersive experience* Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Show's Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Music and effects used in the episode: Sound effects from Zapsplat.com Yap_Audio_Production - Marching...

Duration:00:10:51

Sense of Belonging

9/6/2021
In this age of isolation, why do we miss our people? What does a Harvard study of adult life tell us? Lets explore a short story "The Adamant Door" by from "The Starlight Wonder Book" by Henry Beston and a human need - A Sense of Belonging. *Headphones Recommended for the story segment for immersive experience* Story on Project Gutenberg - Link MIT Study - Link "Why belonging is so important and how to create it" "Create a sense of belonging" Show's Social Links: Website | YouTube...

Duration:00:19:15

Intuition

8/23/2021
What can make you quit your job? What should win? Heart or Mind? Do we really have a sixth sense? Lets explore a short story "John Harper's Insights" by Dick Purcell, published in Oct 1956 issue of "Imagination Stories of Science and Fantasy" Magazine and my memory of when I left my job abruptly highlighting a power that we all possess - Intuition. *Headphones Recommended* Story on Project Gutenberg - Link What is Intuition and How do we use it?8 Truths about Intuition Social Links:...

Duration:00:21:43

Once There Was A King

8/9/2021
In this episode, let's explore a story, about a story, within a story to understand simplicity and Rational Ignorance. Revisit this Indian story originally written by Rabindranath Tagore and why should we use "Rational Ignorance" to simplify life and happiness. Huge shoutout to Rational Ignorance Podcast The Science of Analysis Paralysis by Becky Kane Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Music and effects used in the...

Duration:00:23:24

The Idiot

7/26/2021
Do you believe in Presentism or Eternalism or something else and what does it mean to be an Idiot? In this Armenian story from "The Golden Maiden and other folk tales and fairy stories told in Armenia" By A. G. Seklemian and my personal memory of an overnight train journey, I explore time and value of present. Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Music and effects used in the episode: Sound effects from Zapsplat.com Train...

Duration:00:20:54

Assumption at Raj Mandir Cinema

7/12/2021
One of the basic trait of any human interaction is Assumption. In continuation to exploration of Curse of Knowledge, I revisit my memory of a time when I was looking for Lay's potato chips in Raj Mandir Cinema. Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Yale Scientific Link The Manic Pixie Weirdo Podcast Link Music and effects used in the episode: https://orangefreesounds.com/mozart-fantasia-d-minor/ Performer: Stefano Ligoratti Song: Fantasia in D minor, K....

Duration:00:11:19

Communication

6/28/2021
We all struggle with communication. This is all due to a curse. A curse of knowledge. In this Episode, we will explore "Curse of Knowledge" through a short story "Communication" by Charles Fontenay, published in "IF, World of Science Fiction" magazine from 1956. Story on Project Gutenberg Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Music and effects used in the episode: Light Awash by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license....

Duration:00:14:58

Part III - The Story of The Man Who Did Not Wish To Die

6/14/2021
The Final part of the Mini-Series, A Japanese Fairy Tale by Yei Theodara Ozaki, explores the aftermath of Santaro achieving residence in the country of perpetual life as well as the 3 aspiring student's who moved into a new city to chase their dreams. We will explore, not only the parallels, but roots of one of the character from fairytale in real-life. Links to story discussed in this episode: Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram Music...

Duration:00:19:25

Part II - The Story of The Man Who Did Not Wish To Die

5/31/2021
In the penultimate part of this Mini-Series, A Japanese Fairy Tale by Yei Theodara Ozaki, the story continues. Santaro's journey to the country of Perpetual Life as well as the my personal story of chasing a carrier (No its not a typo) Links to story discussed in this episode: Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram Music and effects used in the episode: Infinite Perspective by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution...

Duration:00:20:33

Part I - The Story of The Man Who Did Not Wish To Die

5/17/2021
In the first part of this Mini-Series, This Japanese Fairy Tale by Yei Theodara Ozaki, bought to surface a memory of my past life which I did not revisit in its entirety for a very long time. Considering the length and for parallels to unfold, I decide to divide the story and the accompanying memory into multiple parts. Links to story discussed in this episode: Story on Project Gutenberg - Link Social Links: Website | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram Music used in the episode: Eastern...

Duration:00:26:04

Back from Hiatus

5/9/2021
I am back from the unintended long pause and announcing the next batch of episodes to look forward too. Thank you to all the listeners for sticking around. Please follow us on social media. Head over to awalkwithinpodcast.com for all the details. New Episodes every other Monday. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:01:49

Pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi

3/14/2021
As promised in the episode "the Story-Teller at Fault", here is the complete memory. if you haven't already, make sure to check out Episode 2 for reference. Share your review here or on Apple Podcast "The Story-Teller at Fault" - Full Episode www.awalkwithinpodcast.com Music used in this episode: Bird In Hand by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Longing and Concern by...

Duration:00:19:25