Playlist: Methods to Consciousness (Part 5-8)

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Recorded on 4/18/1970 – Dublin, NH – Cumbres Growth Center Part 5: Ram Dass encourages us to minimize external stimulation to reach one-pointedness. When practiced long enough, mantras become autonomous. An openness and acceptance begins to permeate our very being. They are the background against which enlightened beings do everything else in life. Part 6: Ram Dass… Read more »

Playlist: Methods to Consciousness (Pt. 1-4)

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Recorded on 4/18/1970 – Dublin, NH – Cumbres Growth Center Part 1: Ram Dass discusses the Western illusion of thinking that we always need to “do” something. When we learn to use that same energy to work on ourselves then we automatically change our surrounding environment. Through the method of Upaya, we use our senses to… Read more »

Audio Playlist: Growing out of Dualism

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Lecture Recorded February 3rd, 1970 – San Francisco, California Part 1: Beginning by quoting several sacred texts, Ram Dass explains how we begin with our belief in dualism as we seek non-dualism. He discusses growing to enlightenment and sharing purification through working on ourselves and our own energies. Ram Dass compares our spirits to the… Read more »