Dandapani – How To Raise Your Consciousness
Dandapani is Hindu priest, speaker and Entrepreneur.
After graduating University with a degree in Electrical Engineering he left it all behind to become a monk, under the guidance of one of Hinduism’s foremost spiritual leaders.
For 10 years he lived a life of serious personal discipline and daily training at your guru’s cloistered monastery in Hawaii.
He decided to travel the world and teach ordinary people the spiritual tools he learned, and how they can be applied in everyday life.
02:40 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
04:00 Brian’s introduction.
04:37 Continuing the conversation.
05:37 What Dandapani has been doing over the last two years.
07:22 Dandapani’s typical client and what they are looking to him for.
10:03 Approaching his teaching with the wrong mindset under misconception that there is a quick fix.to life.
13:45 How Dandapani approached his own learning and the challenges he faced.
16:11 Dandapani describes his 10 years in a monastery.
27:06 Serve humanity and the environment, but you can’t serve if you are always thinking of yourself.
29:34 The three qualities it was important to cultivate as a monk.
34:40 These are the traits of a good human too.
37:13 What most people mean by taking time for themselves, to be alone with their self.
39:20 Living a life that leads to no regrets on your deathbed,
44:16 There has to be a purpose in life.
55:54 In the monastery how the mindset was broken to allow a new way of being.
59:12 Dandapani’s three affirmations.
1:04:30 Belief in reincarnation.
1:14:49 The fundamental necessity of learning to concentrate thus facilitating mindfulness and meditation.
1:34:41 Our selfishness and inability to see beyond ourselves to see how we are harming the environment.
1:41:41 Concentrate daily on making yourself a better version of yourself and learn to serve.
1:50:32 Dandapani’s future personal aims and plans for others at Siva Ashram in Costa Rica.
1:52:43 Why he wants to make as much money as possible.
2:04:46 Why do people think that making money and spirituality do not go together?
2:21:05 What scares Dandapani.
2:23:09 What we would be surprised to learn about Dandapani.
2:25:11 What keeps him awake at night.
2:28:48 Phone call to the 20 years old Dandapani.
2:33:09 Success secrets.
2:33:43 Brian’s summing up.
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