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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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Many years ago I spent time with a Tibetan teacher, Trungpa Rinpoche. In an interview he suggested a meditation technique in which one expands one’s awareness outward. He suggested we do it together. So we sat facing... Read more>
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  The following is an excerpt by late Aikido master Terry Dobson in the anthology "The Peaceful Warrior," edited by Rick Fields (Tarcher/Putnam, 1994) as retold by Ram Dass in An Experiment in Awareness –... Read more>
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Question: I'd like to know about forgiveness as a bridge between the separate self and the awakened soul. Ram Dass: That's a nice way of phrasing the question. It's a step on a ladder that goes from dualism into... Read more>
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Question: The problem seems to be that when you are in a relationship, in the beginning everything is happening, but when you marry that person it changes. I’ve been in several relationships, major relationships, I've... Read more>
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There is a tombstone in Ashby, Massachusetts that reads, “Remember friend, as you pass by, as you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so you must be. Prepare yourself to follow me.” Something has happened to me... 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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Babaji at first called me by my name, Sudhir, or just "Profes­sor." It was in 1961 that one day he started calling me Dada . Others followed, but not my Ma and Maushi Ma. He asked them why they called me by name and... Read more>

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It is the soft time of evening. On Dada's porch we listen to the sounds that attend the approaching night: people speak­ing softly as they pass along the roadway, children's laugh­ter, dogs barking, a baby crying and... Read more>
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My first darshan was sudden and unexpected, and came at a time when mentally I was least prepared for it. I lived a carefree social life with friends, mostly from my college days, whose company and friendship I valued.... Read more>
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Those who do not feel shy to admit that Babaji’s teachings have been valuable and are still with them, confess how sometimes Babaji forced the teachings on them, even when they were not interested. These people bear... Read more>
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Sometimes during our nightly satsang, Babaji used to visit us in our room, where we were busy with our talk. One night, more than an hour had passed and we were still talking when Babaji entered the hall, sat down on... 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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