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As your spiritual practices start to work, your reasons for being with people start to change, and who you want to be with changes too. Sometimes it's not easy, as longstanding relationships or jobs are discarded. Your... 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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Suffering seems to be a fact of life. How do we face it? Clearly it is a stranger to none of us. Perhaps we've not experienced the corrosive pain of illness, persecution, starvation, or violence. We may not have lived... Read more>
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One of the reasons that old age is so disconcerting to many people is that they feel as if they're stripped of their roles. As we enter old age and face physical frailty, the departure of children, retirement, and the... Read more>
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Welcome! It's so graceful to share the Journey. We've been on the journey a long time together. We've gone through a lot of stages. And just as in any journey, some people have dropped along the way, have had enough for... Read more>
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If you think in terms of chakras, or energy systems in the body or connected with the body, there is the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh, which are called the muladhara, sradhishthana, manipura,... Read more>
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When Maharajji came out you never knew what to expect. He could do the same thing a week in a row until you’d think, “Well, he’ll come out at 8:00.” Then he might not come out all day, or he might just go into... 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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    "Aways" artwork by Tma Das A few days after Maharaji's mahasamadhi (leaving his physical body), a busload of foreign devotees descended upon Vrindavan. Accompanied by Ram Dass, they came from all... Read more>
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artwork by Kailash   Most of Maharaji's devotees were householders, people who were very involved in daily life. They had children, jobs, all kinds of stuff. And he would just go from house to house, village... Read more>
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  We were staying at this hotel in Bombay, and Maharaji would come to see us, or we would go to this apartment building in Bombay where this devotee and his married daughter lived. There was a big bed in the... Read more>
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  Photo by Robert S. A lecturer from Allahabad University asked Baba, "How can I have God's darshan?" Baba immediately replied, "Go to a forest in search of God on a dark night without a light or weapon. You... Read more>
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Lecture Recorded February 3rd, 1970 - San Francisco, California Part 1: Beginning by quoting several sacred texts, Ram Dass explains how we begin with our belief in dualism as we seek non-dualism. He discusses... Read more>


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      Written by Julia Greef As I was thinking about what to make on the potters’ wheel today, in the sense of trying to get a feel for what wants to come through me and given form and expression, I remembered how much we,... Read more>


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