“Meditation is good, one can attain a pure mind by one-pointedness and detachment. Meditate upon one point and you will know God.” – Maharaji Maharaji would sometimes say, “What do I know? England is so far off.” But sometimes he’d talk of England as if he’d been there. M asked him for a portion of [...]
One morning Babaji was in his small room in Kainchi. A sadhu with a half-dozen of his disciples came for Baba’s darshan. I took them to his room. After they had taken their seat, Babaji said, “This is Mahant Digvijaynath, a great saint. Bow at his feet.” When another person came, Babaji made him bow [...]
Question: Our first question is, we would like for you to define the term Karma Yoga and the second part to that would be how would you suggest that we, as lay people, manifest that form of yoga in our lives? Ram Dass: Well in the simplest sense you could say that Karma Yoga is [...]
The most important aspect of love is not in giving or the receiving: it’s in the being. When I need love from others, or need to give love to others, I’m caught in an unstable situation. Being in love, rather than giving or taking love, is the only thing that provides stability. Being in love [...]
Ram Dass’ audio programs Who You Are (Parts 1 and 2) are now available for streaming and download. Each part is roughly thirty minutes long, and explores why we’re here on earth, using TV channels as metaphors to get to the root of our existence and to understand the different planes of consciousness. Download each part [...]
Raghu and David welcome Ram Dass and his co-author Rameshwar Das, who just finished their new book, Polishing the Mirror. Ram Dass talks about the moment that his life changed when he met his Guru and how that “moment” became viral with so many people. Also revealing discussion around honesty and being at the edge [...]
December 4 – 9, 2013 at the Napili Kai Beach Resort. Join Ram Dass & Krishna Das with Jack Kornfield, Trudy Goodman, Mirabai Bush, Lei’ohu Ryder, Maydeen Iao and Friends for this year’s epic retreat.
Join Ram Dass & Roshi Joan Halifax in an Online Retreat From May 3-5, join us for a special online retreat, streamed from the Lumeria Center on Maui. Experience the essence of unconditional love and awareness through dharma talks, meditations and contemplations with Ram Dass and Roshi Joan Halifax – two hours of essential teachings will be [...]
“What is it I hope for from this book? To inspire a quiet revolution in the whole way we look at health and care for the dying, and the whole way we look at life and care for the living.” This acclaimed spiritual masterpiece is widely regarded as one of the most complete and authoritative [...]
What drives a young London librarian to board a ship to India, meditate in a remote cave by herself for twelve years and then build a flourishing nunnery in the Himalayas? How does a surfer girl from Malibu become the head of the main international organization for Buddhist women? Why does the daughter of a [...]
Part of the process of awakening is the recognition that the realities we thought were absolute are only relative. We have known this since childhood. This audio of Ram Dass was recorded in San Diego, California, 1978 in an outdoor amphitheater on a warm summer night.
People awaken through a wider variety of paths than anticipated; there are other ways of knowing things than through the senses and the thinking mind. Clip from a lecture in San Francisco, California, 1989.