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Shakti, or Prana, is the universal stuff from which it all comes. Everything here is shakti; it's all just shakti, patterns of shakti. It's the stuff of the universe, finer than quanta of energy in the physical,... 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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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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In the words of Dada, “We all think we are chasing the guru, but really, you see, he is chasing us.” All I knew about the hardships of India made me sure I didn’t want to go there, yet in October of 1971 I found... 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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    "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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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 to village, town to town,... Read more>
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(Audio recorded on 9/26/1975 - Lawrence, KS - University of Kansas) Part 1: Ram Dass discusses how our attachments keep us in the illusion that we are separate beings and that our true selves want only to... Read more>


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      I’m not really sure how one can adequately put into words the power and utterly intense compassion in which one meets Ram Dass, whether through his inspiring works, or in person. He’s only been in my life now for... Read more>


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