The Western Yoga Podcast
Ep. 15 - The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas | Verses 24 and 26 | The Research of Helmut Koester

Ep. 15 - The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas | Verses 24 and 26 | The Research of Helmut Koester

May 26, 2022

In this episode, Christopher continues his series on the Gospel of Thomas by focusing on the research of Helmut Koester and his paradigm shifting book, Ancient Christian Gospels.  

Ep. 14 - The Essenes, Christian Yogis, and The Gospel of Thomas

Ep. 14 - The Essenes, Christian Yogis, and The Gospel of Thomas

May 8, 2022

In this episode, Christopher discusses the history of the Essenes, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Christian Mysticism, and the Gospel of Thomas.  

Ep. 13 - The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas | Verses 6, 8, and 13 | Christian Vegetarians

Ep. 13 - The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas | Verses 6, 8, and 13 | Christian Vegetarians

March 24, 2022

In the the third episode of the Gospel of Thomas series, we go deeper into the history of the Essenes, and the evidence proving that John the Baptist and Jesus were vegetarians.

Ep. 12 - The Challenge of Maintaining Spiritual Discipline for Western Yogis

Ep. 12 - The Challenge of Maintaining Spiritual Discipline for Western Yogis

March 20, 2022

In this episode, Christopher discusses the challenge of maintaining spiritual discipline for yogis living in the Western world.  

Ep. 11 -The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas  |  Verses 1 - 3

Ep. 11 -The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas | Verses 1 - 3

March 15, 2022

In this episode, Christopher discusses more of the history of the Gospel of Thomas (the original enlightenment teachings of Jesus), and gives a brief commentary of the first 3 verses.  

Ep .10 - The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas: The Original Enlightenment Teachings of Jesus Christ

Ep .10 - The Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas: The Original Enlightenment Teachings of Jesus Christ

March 9, 2022

Christopher Sartain discuss the Gospel of Thomas and the original mystical, esoteric teachings of Jesus Christ.  This is the first in a series of podcasts dealing with the Yoga of the Gospel of Thomas.  

Ep. 9 - What is the difference between a spiritual teacher and a Guru?

Ep. 9 - What is the difference between a spiritual teacher and a Guru?

January 3, 2022

In this episode, Christopher Sartain discusses the differences between spiritual teachers and Gurus.  

 

 

Translation and Commentary of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Christopher Sartain

Translation and Commentary of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Christopher Sartain

July 4, 2021

An audiobook of The Yoga Path: A Translation and Commentary of the First Chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Christopher Sartain.

 

 

Ep. 8 - The Householder and Renunciate Paths in the West

Ep. 8 - The Householder and Renunciate Paths in the West

May 29, 2020

In this episode, I discuss the two traditional paths of Yoga as they exist in the West. 

Ep. 7 - Did Jesus Study Yoga in India?

Ep. 7 - Did Jesus Study Yoga in India?

May 21, 2020

In this episode, I give a brief introduction to the theory that Jesus Christ spent time traveling and studying in India. 

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