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Bodhisattva Conversations with… Damien Pestell

Damien Pestell has lived many lives in his thirty nine years.
He has been exploring himself and life though business and spirituality.

He was an accomplished rugby player throughout his twenties.
He has travelled the world.
He worked in the City in two huge organisations – Intel and BT .

Damien then went on to own and sell two businesses – Community Oven and Street Food Trailers.

Throughout his life there has been the constant theme of spiritual investigation, including travel to India and a ‘nine day vipassana meditation’

In this podcast Damien talks candidly about his life, his experiences and his journey so far…


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I have been running all of my life – it feels I was born to run. In the running step I experienced freedom and my true expression. I came to see that I needed to ‘get out of the way of myself’ and let my energy flow through the running step; allow it to express itself in the dance and the motion of running.

I have also worked in the lives of others as a guide, counsellor, healer and teacher for over 40 years.

I lived as a nomad for 6 years with my husband Anadi, but my inner voice brought me back to the UK in May 2019 and I have been living and working and running in London since then….