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The Sage does not talk, the Talented Ones talk, and the stupid ones argue. - Kung Tingan Though the numbers are proportionally few, many thousands of us have, through discipline and persistence, arrived at a view of... Read more>


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So, an economic system is one of the systems of which you're a part, and a system in which you're looking at your greed, and your distribution of money, and your inheritance, and your tithing, how much you're giving... Read more>
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Chidakash is the place where consciousness and love merge, where they become the same thing. It's where the pure aspects of all qualities come together; a timeless and nameless space where everything is present, where... Read more>
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 Artwork by Martin B The fact is, I can't take away people's death and suffering when I'm working with their death and suffering. But I can be a presence where they can shift their consciousness in a way so they... Read more>
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One of the systems we’re part of, of course, is the political system. We may wish we weren’t part of it often, but we are. And all of those people playing with the power of the medium of politics, and its effect on... Read more>
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The way in which you are part of the web of life, of incarnation, is around the dimensions, you could call it, of compassion, suffering or dealing with suffering. That when you have a society that is built on the denial... Read more>
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Once I found myself becoming very angry while at Maharaji's temple. Most of the anger was directed against my fellow Western devotees. Although there were perhaps some justifiable reasons for the anger, the fever pitch... Read more>


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With Maharaji's permission, Ram Dass published the book Be Here Now in America in 1971. He gave instructions to the publisher to print the book and came to India with the first copy to present to Maharaji. Maharaji had... Read more>
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On a dark evening in Bhumiadhar, November 9 1962, Brahmachari Baba was warming himself by a fire, outside the temple on the roadside. Maharaji was sitting alone in meditation in his kuti. A thin, weak man with long,... Read more>
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One day Baba was sitting on a parapet by the roadside when a sadhu named Balak came and offered pranaam to him. Baba said to Balak, "What's the trouble?" Balak told him that he had been suffering from stomach pain... Read more>
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At a bhandara around 2001, I met a woman who had come for the first time. Some years ago a copy of Be Here Now had fallen into her hands, and after reading it she knew Maharaji was her guru. She lived in the rural... Read more>
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Krishna Das had instructed me to return to my uncle and Siddhi Ma in the summer of 2004 and try as I did I could not make the necessary travel arrangements. There were no return tickets to London in time for my... Read more>
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I was introduced to Siddhi Ma by my aunt and was given permission to stay at the ashram even though I had made no prior arrangements for staying. I didn't even realise what a huge priviledge this was and that not... Read more>
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In May of this year my good friend Sridhar invited me to a Hare Krishna Kirtan conclave in North Carolina, saying he knew how much I loved Kirtan. He also knew that I was a little shy of the ISCON movement in general... Read more>


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      It was a perfect storm of sorts when I found a craft that would carry me through it all. In 1975, I was 25 years old—just coming into my adult life. I completed college, had a job, a husband, friends; it was all... Read more>


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