The Spirit of Things is an adventure into religion and spirituality. It explores contemporary values and beliefs as expressed through ritual, art, music, and sacred texts.
January 5th, 2014
Episode 18 of 151 episodes
Celebrated as one of the youngest and most innovative pop music stars in the business, Ben Lee recorded his first album with Noise Addict at age 15, and went on to win his first major Aria Awards in 2005 for Catch My Disease. But as his career soared so did his ambition, and he started to question the meaning of success. He found a guru, Sri Narayani Amma, who showed him the way to peace and joy in what he describes as a miracle. Now Lee is furthering his spiritual quest with the help of the South American 'death vine' Ayahuasca, which promises spiritual awakening and an insight into the meaning of one's life. We hear what that means to Ben who has journeyed far from his Jewish upbringing in Sydney.
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