Limitations of Knowing

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(Artwork by Outi Harma: outiart.com) How do you reconcile faith and reason? Well, as I feel it now, we have come out of a period where in the evolutionary journey of us as beings, Man evolves these great frontal lobes and this capacity for rational thought or for self-consciousness. And this is, in the Hindu system,… Read more »

The Bridge Between Self & Soul

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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 non-dualism. Because as you forgive or allow or acknowledge or say “Of course you’re human” or… Read more »

The Training Program for Attachment

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It always boils down to this question: How did we get so attached in the first place, or why? I have really nothing but a cop-out answer for that. I mean not a clear answer because, just as I said, ultimately the laws of the universe are not rationally knowable, because they are not within… Read more »

I Am Loving Awareness

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When talking about awareness, most of us identify with our awareness through the ego, through the mind and senses. But the true self is in the middle of our chest, in our spiritual heart. So, to get from ego to the true self I said “I am loving awareness.” Loving awareness is the soul. I… Read more »