Audio Playlist: The Transformation of a Man

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Ram Dass shares the three phases of his transformation. Phase one, being the unfulfilled psychologist. Phase two began after discovering LSD. In the LSD phase, he felt subtle despair from continually coming down from drugs. So he went to the east, become a seeker and met Bhagavan Das…

Audio Playlist: Conscious Aging

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These two presentations were recorded live at a conference on conscious aging sponsored by the Omega Institute. The conscious aging conference was the first of it’s kind to explore the particular social, political and spiritual issues that elders face as they enter the final phase of life. At the time of this recording, Ram Dass… Read more »

Video Playlist: Living & Dying in Every Day Life

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The following playlist contains segments from a workshop with Ram Dass and Roshi Joan Halifax: We have a solid sense of self that we need to define and defend. When we feel a sense of connectedness, fear is lessened. Most of us are tough on the outside, but fearful on the inside – We need… Read more »

Video Playlist: Ram Dass and Allen Ginsberg

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Ram Dass and Allen Ginsberg in the 1980′s talk about Kerouac, polarization of the 60′s, and breaking away from the social norms. One doesn’t need to have the external trappings of being a hippie in order to be truly spiritual. There was a polarization of the alternatives versus the norm. Ginsberg broke away from established society… Read more »