Earth Body - Annamayakosha
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The next five episodes comprise the Anecdotal Anatomy's Kosha Countdown to Earth Day!
Like the seasons in an eternal cycle of creation, preservation, destruction and pause, this is a returning to Anecdotal Anatomy’s roots, just in time for Spring & Earth Day! These conversations contain the seed of Season One, when the Koshas (layers of our being) were the main topics. It felt poetic to lead up to Earth Day by looking at our planet through these various layers and lenses. You may feel a tug to listen to Season One again with fresh ears.
When using the Koshas as a model, one may choose to observe in the direction from subtle to gross, but today's episode starts with the tangible, Annamayakosha – The Food Body (The Earth Body).
The earth, like our bodies, is a storybook that contains all the plots, twists, characters, memories, actions, thoughts, and dreams we’ve ever held (and so much more). It makes sense to look for reflections of our story in the natural world, since we are an intrinsic part of the cosmos. Neil deGrasse Tyson reminds us that we are made of the same elements (hydrogen, oxygen, carbon, & nitrogen) – that poetically, we are all made of star dust.
This podcast was born from a desire to link the stories our bodies hold and tell to the bigger story of connection and interdependence (addressing this through exploring neighborhoods & communities in previous episodes).
We are living in a cosmic tale of cycles and patterns, actions, and consequences. From the living soil that nourishes human ingenuity to the wisdom of the tiniest ecosystem, every action has a reaction that leads somewhere. In many places on this planet the elements are out of balance, draught (dehydration), fires, floods.
How do those imbalances reflect your story?
Clarification Corner: Sherry said, "protest with our feet" when what she meant was "praying with our feet when we protest or march for a cause."
Sources & References from the Show:
Buildings & Bridges by, Ani DiFranco - EXPLICIT LYRICS (from the album Out of Range)
Sadhguru – Save our Soil
Indoor Compost: LOMI.
Yuval Harari – Sapiens
Why Soil is Disappearing from Farms by, Richard Gray
Could We Lose All the Soil on Earth by, Melissa Petruzzello
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