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 »

Episode 8 – It’s All One

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Raghu talks about a strange experience of unity through a “contact high” on retreat in the Himalayas with Ram Dass and the rest of the group. Ram Dass elaborates on unity and discusses our faith in rational man and the necessity of breaking the bonds of rationality in order to expand our concept of faith…. Read more »

Episode 7 – The Veil

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Raghu, Ram Dass and other devotees travel to Kausani and rent a house overlooking the majestic Himalayas to do a meditation retreat. By cutting through the veil of illusion, one realizes they are not the body or the mind. In fact, we are seduced into the appearances of reality. The game is to get free… Read more »