Audio Interviews and Podcasts

Raghu and John talk about the self, the spirit world, and the interconnectedness of mystical traditions. What is in a name? How does a shaman practice mindfulness? Find out on this episode of the Mindrolling Podcast.


John appeared on BBC Radio 4, Saturday Live Show on Sept. 5, 2009. Radio 4's Saturday morning show brings extraordinary stories and remarkable people. John spoke about his journey in becoming one of the first white men in recent history in South Africa to become a Xhosa Sangoma/ medicine man. 


John talks with host Daniel Davis in Portland, OR about his calling process to become a Sangoma, and how white people are not exempt from connecting to their own indigenous spirits. John gets straight to the heart of the matter about being judged by skin color in the spiritual arena. John goes on to describe a basic and practical way to begin connecting with your ancestors.


17th May 2010. John appeared as a guest on Ireland's Moncrieff Newstalk radio. John spoke about the soccer world cup hosted in South Africa. He spoke about the use of Sangoma medicine by players to boost performance.


John talks to Rosangel Perez on the Cafecito Break Podcast about being a Sangoma on his 2013 trip to New York. Link to Cafecito Break.

Sept. 10, 2015. John talks with Raghu & David about using your dreams to heal your deepest psyche’s wounds and traces his path from soldier/medic to Zen to yoga to Nature-master medicine man.  He tells us in depth about his healing via dreaming, dancing, chanting and plant-ing… 

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Listen to John discuss the meaning and story of dynamic mindfulness in this audio teaching segment.


John appeared on South Africa's SAfm radio where he speaks about his journey breaking racial stereotypes in becoming a Sangoma, South African traditional healer.

 John appeared on the BBC World Service, Outlook Radio. He spoke about the use of Sangomas at the soccer world in South Africa. Link to BBC Outlook website with the episode here.


Archaic Drum podcast with James Benton. 

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Two interviews with James Benton on the Archaic Drum podcast. John talks about his journey to become a Sangoma and the importance of his life work.