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In a fascinating, passionate wide-ranging podcast, mystical scholar Andrew Harvey and Dr. Susan Eirich of the Earthfire Institute explore the nature of the human/animal/nature relationship. They discuss the dangers of projecting our own human emotions and motivations onto animals, the value of learning to appreciate the animal self, and the joy and pain we experience as we form lasting, meaningful relationships with the animals in our lives.  Andrew Harvey is an internationally acclaimed poet, novelist, translator, mystical scholar, and spiritual teacher. He has written and edited more than 30 books—including the best-selling titles ‘The Hope’ and ‘The Tibetan Book of Living and...

In a fascinating, passionate wide-ranging podcast, Andrew and Susan explore the nature of the human/animal/nature relationship; what it can give us, and the beautiful nature of the reciprocal universe — a universe that responds to our love. Andrew clarifies the essence of his recent book, Savage Grace, which is what he feels is needed at this time, and the vital importance and joy of coming from a spiritual place as we practice activism. The second episode in a four-part series....

In a passionate, lyrical, fascinating conversation, Andrew Harvey shares his thoughts about Nature as embodied God; that creation is sacred in all of its elements and that animals are ambassadors of qualities of God so we can be informed by their wisdom. By falling deeply in love with them we can enter into their consciousness and receive messages which can change our own consciousness. The fantasy that we have an omnipotent right to do as we please and a superior consciousness is causing us to head towards total destruction and the key to our survival and to a blessed life is remembering that we are animals and have a deep kinship with them. Understanding our profound kinship with all life...

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