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It is important, as we get older, to learn how to grieve. Although this may sound self-evident, experience has taught me that it is not. In a culture that emphasizes stoicism and forward movement, in which time is... Read more>


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Artwork by Sam Brown  Take the matter of consecrating life actions. What I mean by the word consecration is bringing into consciousness the nature of the act in a cosmic plan. For example, in the old days people... Read more>
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There was a major shift that occurred in the 60's, the shift from what you call absolute reality; thinking that what you saw and what your thinking mind thought it understood was only one kind of reality. And there... Read more>
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There's a story about Meher Baba. He was crossing the United States by train, and when the train stopped in Santa Fe, he suddenly got up from his seat, climbed down off the train, and walked toward the center of town.... Read more>
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Art by Outi Harma - http://goo.gl/6cy9XN When we see that service is not a one-way street, we find that those we are helping give us a continuous stream of clues to help us escape the prison of our self-image. More... Read more>
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The more profound path of sacrifice that Krishna outlines is the sacrifice of one's self — meaning that we begin to do every act we do in the light of our awareness of Brahman. As our practice gets deeper and... Read more>
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  Barbara Weidner During the fall of 1995, I spent four days at the Gorbachev World Forum, where I met some remarkable elder role models who were taking part in that program, among them Barbara Weidner, a... Read more>
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Tuma karuna ke sagara Tuma palana karata Mein sevaka tuma swami Kripa karo bharata Om jaya jagadeesha hare. You are an ocean of compassion You are the sustainer I am the servant, you the Lord Grant me your... Read more>


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  I was being visited by an American friend of mine who doesn't believe in God. I invited her to come and meet Maharaji but she resisted because she didn't believe in saints. I told her to come anyhow... Read more>
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  The following story takes place after Maharaji had taken his mahasamadhi (left his body). We had gone to India to meet Shri Siddhi Ma. Before going on to Kainchi, we were staying in Delhi. We went to do a... Read more>
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  Sometimes Maharaji would get angry... really angry. One time, we were sitting in the back of the temple with him and this guy who lived across the street named Purnanand, who Maharaji had known for many, many... Read more>
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  Baba-ji gave my husband the mantra "Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya" in the presence of a large sat sang at the Lal Kuthi. At the time he gave my husband diksha he said nothing to me, leaving me very sad. In 1973... Read more>
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  One winter I was in Vrindavan for Holi. Papa Singh, one of Maharaji's longtime devotees was there that year. Papa Singh was of the Jat caste and known in his younger days to be very forthright and something of... Read more>
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  The following story was told by KK Sah, a close family friend of Ram Dass since he first met Maharaji in 1967. It was KK who translated for Ram Dass in his meetings with Maharaji and who also took Ram Dass... Read more>
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Ram Dass chats with author and teacher ,Terry Patten, about the current state of spirituality in our culture, and how to possibly address some of the systemic, destructive patterns that compromise our... Read more>


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      It was 1970 in Washington, D.C. Friends played a tape recorded lecture in which Ram Dass described his journey to India and his transformation from Harvard professor to intrepid explorer of the mind to spiritual seeker... Read more>


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