Indie Spiritualist host Chris Grosso is a public speaker, writer, recovering addict, spiritual director, and author. Through commentary, interviews and ragged truth-telling, the Indie Spiritualist podcast offers raw and real experiences and insights from an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, yogis, skateboarders, actors, spiritual teachers and more. A come as you are invitation to spiritual exploration.
Episode Outline: The Beatles and… Kittens – David discusses in detail his work on the wildly successful MGM Beatles biopic that he wrote. Iron Filings to Magnets – Karmic forces in the universe? You bet… and David talks about his personal experiences with them, noting particularly how they led to his meeting Ram Dass, Krishna Das and more for the first time. Not Superstar, Messenger – David shares about his experience not only working with the legendary Bob Marley, but more importantly, their friendship and how it changed his life. He also recounts a Bob Marley concert that he, Ram Dass, Krishna Das and more were at and the impact it had on them. Donkey’s Years – From Maharishi and TM to Ram Dass and Maharjji and more, David discusses his spiritual journey and experiences from the beginning to present day. Maharajji Satsang – David talks about his decades long relationship with the Maharajji satsang, which, in 2006, led to his helping them on various video endeavors and how it’s taken him deeper into his own spirituality. He also recounts other work he’s been involved with and the dynamic from various ends of the joy and suffering spectrum. Mindrolling and Mindpod – David takes us on a recent trip down memory lane sharing about how the Mindrolling Podcast he co-hosts with Raghu Markus got its start, and how that blossomed into the incredible Mindpod Network which features luminaries such as Ram Dass, Krishna Das, Jack Kornfield & Sharon Salzberg.