Alan Watts Video

In this eye opening 10 minute audio, Alan Watts dives in to the common belief that all we have to do to change our lives is change our thoughts and beliefs (our mind).  At first this may seem very valid and logical but by taking a closer look we come to realize that the task at hand may be altogether impossible. Let’s listen carefully…

This is another amazing little 12 minute clip from Alan Watts. In this installment, Alan gives us a peek into the workings of the universe and our place “in it”. There is enough wisdom in this little video to watch at least a dozen times. Let’s enjoy…

This 28 minute video that contain the complete live original TV series episode called “Discipline of Zen”. Most of the material out there from Alan are bits and pieces of his teachings, but this is a complete episode from his TV show. Excellent material.

This 28 minute video that contain the complete live original TV series episode called “Buddhism and Science”.  Most of the material out there from Alan are bits and pieces of his teachings, but this is a complete episode from his TV show. Excellent material.

In this 9 minute audio,  Alan Watts explains that he is not a guru, he’s not trying to change us, he is doing what he is compelled to do or say.  He explains that his goal is not to gain followers, but to help people shed their needs to never require the guidance of a teacher again. Let’s listen as he explains…

In this extremely well produced 5 minute video,  Alan Watts explains that there is no reason to keep doing what you don’t like so that you can finance your life of doing what you don’t like, and live a long time doing what you don’t like.  Life is to short to live in misery for the sake of money, so the first question we must ask is, “What do I desire”.  Let’s listen to these wise words of advice…

In this interesting 5 minute lesson, Alan helps us understand what we avoid by Spiritual Discipline. Let’s listen…

In this eye opening 8 minute video clip, Alan Watts tackles the question, “Why do we feel the need to improve the world?” when there is still so much improvement to be done on ourselves. He explains that what we may think is an improvement for others could actually be disastrous for them.  And since most people are completely asleep to the fact of who they are, who are they to try to improve anything? Let’s listen to this unusual perspective…

In this astonishing 11 minute audio clip, Alan Watts talks to us about the wonder and astonishment of existence.  Let’s listen as we taste these tiny gems of wisdom as they pertain to our every day life…

Alan Watts was a prominent British philosopher, writer and speaker, who is recognized for interpreting and promoting Eastern Philosophy by making it accessible to the Western audience. His services as a volunteer programmer at KPFA, a Pacifica Radio station in Berkeley made him a very famous figure in San Francisco Bay Area.

 

In this lovely little 10 minute video, Alan Watts explains how everything that comes to you is a return of what goes out of you resulting in the creation of what we want without ever realizing that this is taking place. Let’s listen as Alan helps us understand why this law is operating and how we fit in as part of the whole…

In this interesting 4 minute audio, Alan Watts reminds us that it is very important to take the “Buddha” view of the world but that it is equally as important to make sure that we don’t take life so seriously.  Let’s listen…

In this 4 minute quickie, Alan Watts takes us on an adventure into our imagination where we can dream our life into being, only to realize that this may be the same exact process our current (dream) life is experiencing. Let’s sit back and listen…

In this great little 5 minute clip, Alan Watts helps us understand the mechanics of worry and the most addictive habit in the known universe and how to take control of this addiction. Let’s listen carefully to his wise advice…

In this lovely 10 minute audio from one of his lectures, Alan Watts helps us explore the idea of death and what comes after it. In his usual style, Alan takes us on a step-by-step progression in understanding of what may be possible after death. Let’s listen…

In this super short 4 minute video, Alan Watts takes a closer look at “falling in love” to discover that love itself is an act of faith and surrender.

In this great little 6 minute audio clip, Alan Watts helps us understand that in spiritual circles when we are asked to follow a “Discipline”, we are really developing a skill. That way you can replace a “Discipline” which is a chore to do and replace it with developing a “skill” which can be a great source of inspiration and motivation. Let’s listen to Alan’s wisdom…

In this informative 4 minute video, Alan helps us discover the Taoist Principle of Action in Non-Action called Wu Wei and how we can use this principle to enjoy a better flow through life. Let’s listen…

In this five minute audio clip you will find another amazing sample of wisdom according to Alan. He reminds us to follow the ever-present, eternal force of nature guiding our every step from within. Let’s enjoy this amazing audio now…

In this wonderful 15 minute audio clip, Alan helps us understand the nature of our true nature. Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehursjt, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York.

In this interesting 10 minute video, Alan explains that often people experience sudden enlightenment (Satori) when placed under extreme circumstances and the one thing they all have in common just prior to the “happening” is complete surrender. He goes on to explain how surrender can even overcome the fear of death. Let’s listen…

In this very interesting 8 minute audio, Alan Watts explains how everything is happening all by itself and that we are THAT which is happening. In addition, he explains that the ego is nothing more than our focused conscious attention which in itself is not a problem, it is only when we identify with this attention as a “something” separate that problems begin to arise. Let’s listen…