06 Feb 2013
February 6, 2013

Facing Your Fear & Suffering

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 with the deterioration and loss of a loved one. Few of us have seen the.. read more →

23 Jan 2013
January 23, 2013

A Journey of the Living Spirit

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 this round. Others have been waiting for us to catch up. The journey passes.. read more →

09 Jan 2013
January 9, 2013

Embracing Fear

Generally I think that the first level of fears are concerned with the part of us which is in nature, the unconscious impulses that Freud talks about. And I think that there is a fear that if one lets go of rational control, surrenders that, one will be animal-like in the sense of antisocial impulses… read more →

04 Jan 2013
January 4, 2013

Featured Teacher: Jai Uttal

  Jai Uttal is a Grammy nominated singer and a pioneer in the world music community with his eclectic East-meets-West sound. He is a sacred music composer, recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, and ecstatic vocalist, who combines influences from India with American rock and jazz to create a stimulating and exotic multicultural fusion that is truly world.. read more →

02 Jan 2013
January 2, 2013

Internal vs. External Responsibility

Question: In a rapidly deteriorating situation, like in this country and the world today, why are the most aware people that I know of, and others, really feeling the need to get into heavy political action? And this seems to take on two manifestations: one, it divides people even worse, and the other is, on.. read more →

01 Jan 2013
January 1, 2013

Featured Teacher: Krishna Das

  Layering traditional Hindu kirtan with instantly accessible melodies and modern instrumentation, Krishna Das has been called yoga’s “rock star.” With a remarkably soulful voice that touches the deepest chord in even the most casual listener, Krishna Das – known to friends, family, and fans as simply KD – has taken the call-and-response chanting out.. read more →

26 Dec 2012
December 26, 2012

Doing Your Own Being

The only thing you have to offer another human being, ever, is your own state of being. You can cop out only just so long, saying, “I’ve got all this nice stuff, I know all this and I can do all this.” But everything you do, whether you’re cooking food or doing therapy or being.. read more →

18 Dec 2012
December 18, 2012

Reflections from Saraswati

  Once a great master was asked, “How long is the path of healing?” He replied, “About three and a half feet.” This is the distance between the root and the crown chakras. This past week I had the great honor to teach with some of my personal heroes: Ram Dass, Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg and.. read more →

  Remarkable Encounters with Ram Dass is a book that tells stories about spiritual aspirants and the transformation of their lives through meeting Ram Dass. It is available for download on the Nook & Kindle, as well as in paperback on the Ram Dass Online Store. Below are the supplemental videos that accompany the digital book,.. read more →

28 Nov 2012
November 28, 2012

Featured Teacher: Stephen Levine

  Stephen Levine is a poet and teacher of guided meditation healing techniques. He and his wife and spiritual partner, Ondrea, have counseled the dying and their loved ones for more than 30 years. Stephen Levine’s bestselling books Healing into Life and Death:A Gradual Awakening; and A Year to Live are considered classics in the.. read more →