Awaken Culture – The Creations and Activities of an Awakened Global Society

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Breaking Fast

May 22nd, 2022|

by Amanda Jurden: Visiting Istanbul during Ramadan, a non-Muslim traveler comes to understand the meaning behind the rituals… […]

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James Bond: Witty one-liners go back to ancient times

May 21st, 2022|

by Andrew McClellan: At one point in the latest James Bond installment, “No Time To Die,” the henchman Primo has the upper hand on 007. But Bond has a wristwatch that can trigger an electromegnetic [...]

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What Happened To Jon Stewart

May 6th, 2022|

by David Gordon: He is comedy royalty. But the world has changed since he was at the height of his powers… […]

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Keening: The Irish Funeral Song

May 5th, 2022|

In this video you will learn about the Irish custom of ‘keening’, an anglicised form of the Gaelic word ‘caoineadh’ meaning to cry… […]

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The History Of Gospel Music

April 28th, 2022|

There is a stereotypical image of gospel music that modern culture continues to paint… […]

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How To Bully-Proof Your Kids For Life

April 18th, 2022|

by Joanna Moorhead: Arm your kids with the right tools, and you’ll empower them against bullies – and stop them becoming one themselves… […]

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The Godfather: Have We Misunderstood America’s Greatest Film?

April 15th, 2022|

by Nicholas Barber: Fifty years after its premiere, Francis Ford Coppola’s classic gangster movie is still considered one of the greatest artworks made about the US, but have we overlooked a key element, asks Nicholas [...]

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Stop Venting! It Doesn’t Work.

April 2nd, 2022|

by Gail Cornwall: As one researcher put it, “Venting anger is like using gasoline to put out a fire…” […]

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One Day in the Coldest Village on Earth | Yakutia

March 31st, 2022|

Documentary movie about life in Yakutia, the coldest inhabitant region on Earth. Here, daily life is a constant struggle against the freezing temperatures that can plummet to an astonishing negative 71 C… […]

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Strengthening Your Bones

March 18th, 2022|

One of the great legacies of the ancient Taoist masters of China has been the practices for regenerating the bone marrow through a series of simple breathing exercises… […]

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A Brief History Of Tai Chi In China

March 14th, 2022|

by Kate Byrne: Come sunrise, parks and public areas across China, and increasingly the rest of the world, fill up with people doing tai chi (太极拳)… […]

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The LSD Cult That Transformed America

March 7th, 2022|

by Benjamin Ramm: The Brotherhood of Eternal Love emerged from the hippie culture of ‘60s California – but their ambitions were global. Benjamin Ramm looks at the books and ideas that shaped the group… [...]

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Is Old Music Killing New Music?

March 4th, 2022|

by Ted Gioia: Old songs now represent 70 percent of the U.S. music market. Even worse: The new-music market is actually shrinking… […]

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Indigenous Wisdom For A Whole Life

March 2nd, 2022|

by Anneloes Smitsman: Kanyini is best expressed in English as the combination of the two words ‘Responsibility’ and ‘Unconditional Love’… […]