Episode 12 – Behind it All

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Raghu takes his friend Krishna Das to visit Maharaji, who gives a teaching on the oneness of all traditions. Ram Dass talks about going behind our personalities and individual incarnation and karma back to the source of Om.   TRANSCRIPTION Raghu Markus: Welcome to the Ram Dass Here and Now podcast and I’m your host… Read more »

Episode 11 – Letting it All Go

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While in India, Ram Dass becomes angry at the Westerners, and Maharaji tells him to give up anger and that he would help him to release it. In his lecture he discusses yoga and how all is one – energy is the same exact thing as what we call “consciousness”, the universe is conscious –… Read more »

Episode 10 – Through Illusions

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Raghu and Ram Dass talk about the manipulation of the puny ego, Raghu tells his story of giving Maharaji stamps, but holding back half of them. Ram Dass talks about seeing through the illusion while still carrying the burden of one’s personality through life. Maharaji said “you must honor your personality to gain freedom from the… Read more »

Episode 9 – The Tibetan Lama

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Raghu has a serendipitous encounter with a Tibetan Lama after he visits Maharaji in Kainchi. Ram Dass discusses the seductiveness of the rational mind.   TRANSCRIPTION  Raghu:      Hi, I’m Raghu Markus.  In the middle of this retreat at the Gandhi Ashram, the monsoon had arrived.  Anytime we’d go anywhere we’d end up removing giant leeches… Read more »