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Vasant Lad Interview - Ayurveda: The Science of Longevity

In this Banyen podcast interview, Dr. Vasant Lad offers simple, practical tools in combating anxiety and depression. Dr. Lad also speaks about the effect of digital technology on the pineal gland and the importance of spending time in Nature. Finally, Dr. Lad connects listeners with the sacred through breathing and the mantra of breathing inviting us all to enter the gap between inhale and exhale and enter the doorway into the eternal.

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Bruce Lipton Interview - Consciousness, Evolution, & the 6th Mass Extinction

Scientist, author, and international speaker, Bruce Lipton passionately talks about how human survival on planet Earth depends on understanding our essential nature as creators. This thought-provoking interview links climate change and turmoil in the ecosystem with subconscious beliefs that perpetuate victimhood, conflict, and deny our power as creators. Uprooting these beliefs and bringing consciousness into our thoughts and behaviours hold the promise that we can survive the six mass extinction and create heaven on Earth.

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New at Banyen - Sustainable Solutions

The Last Straw

With Vancouver’s groundbreaking ban of plastic straws and foam cups (starting June 1, 2019), we are excited to let you know that we have some sustainable solutions that will help keep this world green: Stainless Steel Straw with brush $7.95, Bulk goods bags assorted sizes (5pk) $36.95, Bamboo toothbrush $6.95, and S'well Traveller mug $45.

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New at Banyen - Vegan Leather Bags

Teak Leaf Leather

We are excited to introduce new vegan leather bags. Tamaz Teak Leaf Leather is a traditional Thai handmade art. This innovative material is used to handcraft products that are unique, water resistant, strong and durable. We use high quality zippers and source the Teak leaves sustainably. No trees are harmed in the process of leaf collection. Each piece is one of a kind, vegan and handmade with love. All products are Fair Trade and Peta-Approved Vegan. Come in and take a look at these eco-chic bags.

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Interview: Radical Dharma - Rev. Angel Kyodo Sensei

“Love and justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters.”
                   
Maverick spiritual teacher and author, Rev. angel Kyodo williams Sensei speaks eloquently about Dharma, social justice, truth and love. Kyodo sensibly advocates for Dharma that leaves nothing out of its inquiry so that as practitioners, we can face the uncomfortable truth of present day racial injustice, gender inequalities and social injustice. Bridging the inner and outer, Kyodo delivers a complex, nuanced, and discerning understanding of right action.

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Mark Matousek Interview - The Mystery of Mother Meera

In this interview, Mark Matousek discusses his latest book Mother of the Unseen World, an intimate portrait that includes exclusive new interviews with Mother Meera & describes his personal experience in her presence.

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Dan Siegel Interview - The Science of Pure Awareness

"If you look at the neural correlates, the brain activity, that goes along with pure awareness and love, they are virtually indistinguishable."

In this interview, Daniel Siegel, pioneer in the field of intra-personal neurobiology, NY Times bestselling author, and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, speaks about the science of pure awareness. This brilliant dialogue shines a light on the cross-over between science, wisdom, and love.

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Elder Malidoma Somé Interview - Ancestral Wisdom

In this Banyen podcast interview, Dr. Malidoma Patrice Somé, West African shaman, Elder and author, speaks powerfully about the realm of the ancestors and the yearning of our ancestors to connect with those living, and to collaborate in the healing and beautification of our world. He also speaks about the role of our ancestors in the fulfillment of our life's purpose.

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Lindsay Sealey Interview:

Growing Strong Girls: social media, images of perfection, and the importance of connecting with our pre-teen daughters


In this interview Lindsay Sealey, author of Growing Strong Girls, discusses the importance of cultivating connection with our pre-teen daughters, the impact of social media, and contending with images of perfection.
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Caroline Myss Interview - The Power of Words

In this interview, Caroline Myss speaks with Banyen about the extraordinary power of words as tools to navigate the human experience and deconstruct unconscious projections. Caroline Myss is the author of Anatomy of the Spirit, Sacred Contracts, Invisible Acts of Power, and Why People Don’t Heal and How They Can. An internationally renowned speaker in the fields of human consciousness and mysticism, she holds degrees in journalism, theology, intuition, and energy medicine.

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Dr. Gabor Maté Interview - Compassionate Inquiry

Dr. Gabor Maté, renowned addiction expert and international speaker, discusses Compassionate Inquiry, a psycho-therapeutic method for facilitating physical, mental and emotional healing. Born out of necessity and rooted in the inseparability of mind and body, Dr. Maté highlights the importance of processing unresolved pain within ourselves as the foundation of helping others free themselves from the past, release trauma, and connect to a healing power within.

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New at Banyen - Eco-Green-Earth Body Care

Eco-Green-Earth Body Care

Whether you are a Mermaid or a Garden Sprite, we are proud to introduce two brand new "green" spa product lines at Banyen - Captain Blanketship and Matter. Come in and pamper yourself for the New Year.

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