Coming Home to my Mother

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In the fall of 1996, when I was 20 years old, I was graced with an unexpected, transcendent experience that awoke me to my own eternal being and to the spiritual reality of life. It came out of nowhere (I had not consciously been seeking anything of the sort), and it changed me forever. At… Read more »

The Man Behind the Kirtan: A Talk with Krishna Das

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By Damon Orion – originally published at Reality Sandwich. Jim Carrey’s single greatest contribution to humanity is quite possibly his statement, “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of, so they can see that it’s not the answer.” In 1969, a Long Island-born bus driver named Jeff Kagel… Read more »

Reflections

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“You’re tumbling into the soup,” Ram Dass said to me during our first interaction on Skype. My initial thoughts (in this order) were: “I hope it’s not clam chowder, I can’t stand mollusks,” followed by “I think this work is going to change my life forever.” When I started working for the Love Serve Remember… Read more »

Reflections from Saraswati

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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 Mirabai… Read more »