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#7: Paryushan & Das Lakshan

#7: Paryushan & Das Lakshan

August 13, 2020

Two major events for Jains around the world are coming up. Join us as we ask people: what do these events stand for? how do they choose to observe them? and how has their understanding evolved?

Some definitions for this episode: samayik (a 48 minute vow of equanimity and concentration), ratri-bhojan (eating at night), and atthai (8 days of consecutive fasting)

Audio: Tranko, Lobo Loco, Kai Engel, Ketsa, Blue Dot Sessions, Daniel Birch

#6: The Pandemic Problem

#6: The Pandemic Problem

July 29, 2020

Amidst a global pandemic, difficult decisions are abound. How do Jain (and more broadly, utilitarian) principles help us navigate these choices?

Audio: Kai Engel, Ketsa, and Lee Rosevere

#5: The Ishq-uation

#5: The Ishq-uation

April 29, 2020

What is love? We have no idea, but join us on our thought adventure as we try to break down a formula that results in love.

Audio: Ketsa, Blue Dot Sessions, Lee Rosevere, Lauren Charlotte, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and of course, Haddaway

#4: if will != free…

#4: if will != free…

March 16, 2020

Humanity has debated free will for as long as we know, and yet we have no answers. Join us as we solve it today-- because it's that easy.

Audio: Lee Rosevere, Ketsa, Bruce Almighty, Michio Kaku, Blue Do Sessions, Kai Engel, Unreleased, Professor Dave

#3.5: poConversations

#3.5: poConversations

March 5, 2020

People often ask us how we come up with our episode topics. The answer is simple: conversations. Here's a short feature into how questions and conversations inspire us. Join the Aneka team today: bit.ly/aneka-application 

Audio: Siddhartha, Kai Engel

#3: YOLO?

#3: YOLO?

December 26, 2019

YOLO has seemingly only been around for the last decade, but today we take a look at its cultural origins and consequent presence in our attitudes towards life.

Audio: Lee Rosevere, teeho x vyvch, Drake, Daniel Birch, Nctrnm, Ketsa, Mo Rooneh, Kai Engel, Alumo, Meydn, Imran Khan, The Lonely Island

#2: faith[-ful/-less]

#2: faith[-ful/-less]

November 5, 2019

According to a Pew Research Study from 2018, the world is becoming less religious. Today we take a look at how religion has evolved, and what it means in today’s world.

Audio: Meydn, Lee Rosevere, bensound, Zeta, Chad Crouch, Ketsa, Detective Pikachu, “The Spanish Inquisition”, David Foster Wallace, Your Morning, PBS, NBC

#1: identity

#1: identity

September 24, 2019

What makes you, you? Can your essence be captured in a few words, or is it indescribable? Listen as we take a shallow dive into the concept of identity, its genesis, and evolution. 

Interviewees: Morgan, Aanya, & Purva

 

#0: what?

#0: what?

August 29, 2019

What is Aneka all about? Who are the people behind those smooth, creamy voices? 

Audio Credits: ODESZA - Always This Late

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