The History and Future of Vrindavan: Interview with Acharya Shrivatsa Goswami
In this episode, Dr. Kaufmann interviews leading spiritual figure, Acharya Shrivatsa Goswami. They discuss Acharya's life, and the history and future of Vrindavan.
The New Anti-AntiSemitism: Interview with Professor Charles Selengut
Dr. Frank Kaufmann, Twelve Gates Foundation President, interviews Professor and author Charles Selengut on his article, “The New Anti-Semitism” published in The Jewish Standard. A challenging, even controversial topic. An engaging, important, and timely conversation
Geometry, Mind, and Identity
This episode examines the path to realizing a clear and constant identity and purpose
Peace and Lineage part 2
This continues the inquiry into our conflict within, the path and way out, and the unique place this achievement holds, even among many other blessed qualities
Peace and Lineage part 1
This is the first of a two part comment that examines war and peace, internal struggle, the path to resolution, and how and why resolution is possible.
Expertise and Sacrifice
What does it mean to be ready to die for what we believe in
Christ and Ego
This episode introduces a secret inherent in spiritual systems that inhibit the arising of ego
Love, Conflict, and Competition
What is the difference between conflict and competition? Does competitiveness lead to conflict?
The Liberation of Conscience
What would the conscience teach us were it not opposed?
Ambition and Love
This episode looks at the relationship between ambition and desire, and love
The Paradox of Self Value
Thoughts based on how appreciation can lead to self value
Attaining Our Desires
Our efforts to improve involve a three part relationship. Most people see improvement efforts as involving only two parts of ourselves
Equilibrium, Peace, and Tranquility
How to find peace among people set against you
The Degree to Which We Are Loved
A brief inquiry on knowing we are loved.
Reflections on Conscience
Do all people have a conscience? Why are some people able to do bad things?
Structure and Dynamics of Love
This episode looks into efforts to examine and explain the all important reality of love in more clear and specific ways.
Directions and Techniques for Reconciliation
A brief pair of thoughts about structures of conflict, and ways toward harmony.
Trouble in Jerusalem during Muslim and Jewish Holy Days
This post describes how better precautions could have prevented a dangerous clash that occurred at Masjid Al Aqua this morning.
Reflections on Psalms 85:10
I speak of paradoxical affirmations in a Biblical verse, thoughts on which could improve social relations in our current, tense, political environment