16 Apr 2014
April 16, 2014

Compassion & Adversity Online Retreat

  Join us to revisit a special online retreat featuring Ram Dass, Sharon Salzberg & Jai Uttal, recorded at Lumeria Maui on April 11-13th. Experience the essence of compassionate awareness through dharma talks, meditations and contemplations – including some surprise stories & music! This online event is free to stream below, but we do ask those.. read more →

04 Apr 2014
April 4, 2014

Compassion & Adversity Spring Retreat

02 Apr 2014
April 2, 2014

Open Your Heart in Paradise 2014

Join Ram Dass as he celebrates his 10th Anniversary of Sunday Satsang on Maui, with special guest Krishna Das. Thanksgiving Sunday Satsangs have been an annual event serving as a Food Drive for the Maui Food Bank. Participants are gratefully encouraged to bring canned / boxed food donations to help end hunger on Maui. Krishna.. read more →

“You can’t do surgery and find it. It isn’t on this plane. So, we’re going to take a mysterious journey through planes of consciousness into the final one, oneness.” This was taken from Ram Dass’ new film Cultivating Intuitive Faith and True Surrender, which is the second film in the Cultivating series, but it could.. read more →

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26 Feb 2014
February 26, 2014

Perfect Lessons

Question: You say every life situation is a perfect lesson. How is that so? Ram Dass: The universe is made up of experiences that are designed to burn out our reactivity, which is our attachment, our clinging, to pain, to pleasure, to fear, to all of it. And as long as there are places where.. read more →

26 Feb 2014
February 26, 2014

Featured Teacher: Lama Anagarika Govinda

Lama Anagarika Govinda (1898-1985), the founder of the Arya Maitreya Mandala, was a scholar, mystic, writer, painter and poet. As Robert Thurman remarks, Lama Govinda is “undoubtedly one of the West’s greatest minds of the twentieth century, among the Pantheon that includes with Einstein, Heisenberg, Wittgenstein, Solzhenitsyn, Gandhi, and the Dalai Lama.” (Introduction to The.. read more →

17 Feb 2014
February 17, 2014

Support Future Offerings

As a thank you for your support, you will receive: Invitations to exclusive Monthly Live Webcasts with Ram Dass and special guests, delivered to your inbox. Bi-weekly Words of Wisdom from Ram Dass delivered to your inbox. The opportunity to Skype with Ram Dass in a one-on-one Heart to Heart session. Your contribution also helps.. read more →

29 Jan 2014
January 29, 2014

“Mystics and Zen Masters” by Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton was recognized as one of those rare Western minds that are entirely at home with the Zen experience. In this collection, he discusses diverse religious concepts-early monasticism, Russian Orthodox spirituality, the Shakers, and Zen Buddhism-with characteristic Western directness. Merton not only studied these religions from the outside but grasped them by empathy and.. read more →