The Vital Veda Podcast: Ayurveda | Holistic Health | Cosmic and Natural Law

The Importance of Rites of Passage Today & Risks of an Unititatied Society | Arne Rubinstein #118

August 31, 2023 Arne Rubenstein Season 1
The Vital Veda Podcast: Ayurveda | Holistic Health | Cosmic and Natural Law
The Importance of Rites of Passage Today & Risks of an Unititatied Society | Arne Rubinstein #118
Show Notes

Step into a realm of transformation and initiation with our latest podcast episode on Rites of Passage (ROPs).

Join Dylan as we navigate the ancient and contemporary perspectives on ROPs, unraveling their enduring relevance.

In this engaging episode, we dive into the core elements of ROPs and their evolution.

Our guest, Arne Rubenstein, CEO of Rite of Passage Institute & Dylan share personal ROP experiences, shedding light on the impact of these rituals. We also explore innovative programs like "Making of Men" and "Mother and Daughter," bridging traditional concepts with modern contexts.

Discover the cultural impact of a society without ROPs and how these rituals traditionally prepared individuals for new responsibilities. We discuss the challenges of reintegrating initiates into a community that lacks the language of ROPs.

Join us for a captivating exploration of personal growth, cultural significance, and the modern application of Rites of Passage.

IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
👶 What Was The Traditional Perspective on Rites Of Passage (ROP)?
🧒 Why Are ROP Still Important/Relevant In Modern Culture
🧑 The Key Elements of A ROP
🧓 The Cultural Impacts Of A Culture Which Is Largely Uninitiated Through ROPs
👶 Transitioning Into The "Elder" Space / Time Period
🧒 Indigenous Rites of passages
🧑 Advice For Listeners To Apply The ROP Framework & Thinking In Everyday Life

ABOUT OUR GUEST: Arne Rubenstein

Arne Rubinstein started his professional life at the coal face of youth trauma and misadventure in several Emergency Rooms in regional NSW. Through his own research, observations and investigations, Arne identified a critical stage in the development of our youths was missing - a traditional and public Rite of Passage.

Dr Arne is the CEO and Founder of the Rites of Passage Institute. He has over 30 years experience as a medical doctor, counsellor, mentor, speaker and workshop facilitator. The programs, seminars and camps he’s helped to develop have been attended by more than 350,000 people globally, while some of the largest schools in Australia have implemented the framework effectively. The programs are designed to support boys and girls successfully make a safe, healthy transition into adulthood. His goal is to make Rites of Passage mainstream once again. Dr Arne is the proud father of two wonderful young men and a mentor to many others.

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