Raghu Markus – Mindrolling – Ep. 481 – The Laugh of Love with Sabrina N’Diaye

Centering on her new book, Big Mama Speaks, Dr. Sabrina N’Diaye and Raghu discuss forgiveness and the wisdom we gain from our ancestors.

“The older I get, the more I realize being a good therapist has nothing to do with all these acronyms behind my name. I know my grandmother didn’t even graduate from high school, but she had a degree in the soul.” – Dr. Sabrina N’Diaye

In this episode Dr. Sabrina N’Diaye and Raghu discuss:

  • Understanding trauma 
  • Dialoguing with our ancestors
  • Dr. Sabrina’s writing process
  • The magic of forgiveness
  • Deriving lessons from painful experiences
  • Applying ancestral wisdom to therapy practice
  • Making a commitment to compassion
About Sabrina N’Diaye:

Dr. Sabrina N’Diaye is an integrative psychotherapist and founder of the Heart Nest Center for Peace and Healing in Baltimore. There, she lovingly serves women, couples, other healers, and small groups. Her approach to healing is a blend of wisdom, science, and ancient spiritual practices. She is a student of the late Sufi Master Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal of Jerusalem and incorporates Sufi healing into her with individuals, families, and communities. Keep up with Dr. N’Diaye on Instagram or her website and stay tuned for her upcoming book, Big Mama Speaks.

About Raghu Markus: 

Raghu Markus spent 18 months in India with Neem Karoli Baba and Ram Dass. He has been involved in music and transformational media since the early 1970s, when he was program director of CKGM-FM in Montreal.

In 1974, he collaborated with Ram Dass on the box set Love Serve Remember. In 1990, he launched Triloka Records, which established itself as a critical leader in the development of world music. For 17 years, Triloka was home to such artists as Krishna Das, Hugh Masekela, Walela, Jai Uttal and transformational media projects that featured Ram Dass, Deepak Chopra, and Les Nubians.

Raghu lives in Ojai, California, and is the Executive Director of the Love Serve Remember Foundation. In 2016, he co-founded the Be Here Now Network, where he hosts the Ram Dass Here & Now podcast, as well as his own Mindrolling podcast. He is the producer of Becoming Nobody, a Ram Dass documentary feature film that was released in 2019.

Check Out More From The Mindrolling Podcast:
Tune into Ep. 295 of Mindrolling: An Honest Journey with Anne Lamott, Duncan Trussell and Pete Holmes
Check out Ep. 335 of Mindrolling: Courage, Trust, and Love with Ram Dass and Duncan Trussell
Listen to Ep. 289 of Mindrolling featuring lessons from Tibetan teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
Tune into Ep. 321 of Mindrolling: Rewriting Our Scripts with Duncan Trussell and Dr. Robert Svoboda to learn about karma and changing false narratives.
For an episode on the inner journey, check out Ep. 216 of Mindrolling: Duncan Trussell, Sharon Salzberg and David Nichtern Live

Photo via drsabrinandiaye.com