Podcast

Grand Master Alex Anatole, Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge.

The Temple of Original Simplicity presents senior disciples of Grand Master Alex Anatole discussing their Taoist meditative experiences, as well as the classical Taoist philosophy, the Creed of the Celestial Foxes, Empirical Metaphysics, Lin Hun Therapy and various other topics.

Great Awakening Podcast # 1

In Episode 1, Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge give a brief overview of ‘Why we Meditate’ and introduce the two major forms we practice on a weekly basis- Burning Meditation and Travel Meditation.

The Great Awakening Podcast # 2

In Episode 2, Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge discuss the Time Pool, the City Under the Lava… and various other subjects.

The Great Awakening podcast # 3

In Episode 3, Grand Master Alex Anatole, Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge discuss about Mirrors and their uses in Taoist meditation and rituals.

The Great Awakening podcast # 4

Master Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge discuss The Metaphysical Castle.

The Great Awakening podcast # 5

In this episode, Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge review the parable “Those Who Dream of the Banquet” by the Taoist Sage, Chuangtse. They discuss death and the Ultimate Departure. They also talk about why the phrase “the Great Awakening” is used for the podcast title. The disciples are joined by Grand Master Anatole in the later part of the episode.

The Great Awakening podcast # 6 part 1

This episode is part one of two in which Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge discuss the importance of imagination in practicing meditation.

The Great Awakening podcast # 7 part 2

 This episode is part two of two in which Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright, Sam Ranger and Peter LaFarge discuss the importance of imagination in practicing meditation.

The Great Awakening podcast # 8

In this episode Grand Master Alex Anatole, Master Richard Percuoco, David Wright and Peter LaFarge discuss ‘Benevolence’ and the various ramifications with which it can intersect.

The Great Awakening podcast # 9

This podcast was recorded on December 14, 2019 through video conferencing. Grand Master Alex Anatole and his disciples discuss the Decoding esoteric information from one era of a vastly different culture and language to modern one.

The Great Awakening podcast # 10

This episode was recorded on February 8, 2020 through video conferencing. Grand Master Alex Anatole and his disciples discuss Chuangste’s parable of the Two Useless Trees from Lin Yutang’s The Wisdom of LaoTse on Page 137.

The Great Awakening podcast # 11

In this episode, Grandmaster Anatole addresses these topics with his senior students by video conference, recorded on May 16th, 2020.

The Great Awakening podcast # 12

In this Podcast, Grandmaster Alex Anatole and his senior disciples have a discussion on Humility, which leads to self-preservation, and it’s opposite characteristic, Pride, which leads to self-destruction. The discussion travels to various perspectives, coming to the conclusion that contentment is obtainable through humbly understanding one’s limitations and the value of non-interference. It is Humility that enables the man of Tao to accept, adapt and embrace the chaos, suffering and absurdity of the world around him.