Mindrolling – Raghu Markus & David Silver – Ep. 86 – Cultivating Versatile Wisdom with David Wagner


Our guest is teacher David Wagner, and we talk with him about cultivating versatile wisdom, the role of psychedelics in finding a path, trauma as gateway, and, once again, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. This podcast fuses practical living and spiritual aspiration, with an unpretentious dude, always looking for ways to help, leaving his pride at the door, traveling on the inner plane both on and off his Harley…

Episode Outline:

– The impact of ‘Be Here Now’ on David’s spiritual path
– Early life traumas as blessings in disguise
– Role of psychedelics in spirituality
– The value of service (without pride)
– The sharp sword of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
– Going with what pulls you
– Cultivating versatile wisdom

Stuff from this episode:

Books – The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs

As It Is Vol. 1 (As It Is)

Albums – Gary Clark Jr. Live (2-CD Set)



David Wagner’s Book: Backbone: The Modern Man’s Ultimate Guide to Purpose, Passion and Power

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