Podcast: Exploring the Mystic in Nature
There are over 40 000 accounts of mystics going into the wilderness. Why? Why has the mystic and the natural world been intertwined with symbolic meaning and the path of awakening to a different way of perceiving life since the beginning of human experience? I go into the wilderness alone for 40 days and 40 nights to try and answer that question from inside that experience.
My hope is to explore the archetype of the mystic in nature
How my consciousness changes outside the structures of modern life
Explore the dynamics of solitude and what it means to be wild
Tracking a Meaningful Life
Somewhere deep inside, you know what your gift, purpose, and mission are. Boyd Varty, a lion tracker, life coach, and gifted storyteller reveals how ancient wisdom can teach you how to recognize the essential ingredients that create a meaningful life.
Know how to navigate, don’t worry about the destination, and stay alert. These are just a few of the strategies that contribute to both successful lion tracking and building a fulfillng life. In The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life, renowned author, life coach, and tracker Boyd takes you on a journey across the wilderness of South Africa.
Wisdom from nature
As a storyteller, a life coach and a tracker, Boyd has spent the last ten years refining the art of using wilderness as a place for deep introspection and personal transformation. To understand more about his unique background, which has shaped his thinking start by reading his memoir: Cathedral of the Wild.
I have spent my life in apprenticeship to the wisdom of nature. I grew up in the African wilderness, speaking the local language and learning the true meaning of coexistence between people and with nature. – Boyd Varty
The Art of Storytelling
We live in a fractured time, cut off from each other in many parts of our lives. Many of us feel a sense of alienation and a longing to get back to nature or to a way of life that feels more authentic.
Boyd truly speaks the language of the world’s wild places. He has a way of making you feel that you’re sitting at your campfire at dusk in the depths of Africa and the first lions are beginning to roar.