16 Apr 2013
April 16, 2013

“Aging and Awakening” Transcription

Raghu: Here we are again, Ram Dass Here and Now podcast. I’m Raghu Markus. Let’s see, today I’ve found an old talk – when is this from? It’s not that old compared to how old they can be since he started doing this in the ‘60’s. This is from 1993. At that time he was.. read more →

10 Apr 2013
April 10, 2013

Featured Teacher: Mirabai Starr

Mirabai Starr writes fiction, creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos and teaches and speaks widely on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. A certified bereavement counselor, Mirabai helps mourners harness the transformational power of loss. She has received critical acclaim for her.. read more →

10 Apr 2013
April 10, 2013

Fully Here and Now

  Ask yourself: Where am I?  Answer: Here.  Ask yourself: What time is it?  Answer: Now.  Say it until you can hear it.  Set alarm clocks or design your day or put up notes on the wall so that a number of times during the day when you are in the midst of various occupations.. read more →

03 Apr 2013
April 3, 2013

You Are the Ladle

One summer a rich businessman was living in the ashram with his wife and two teenaged children for a month. Seeing how the feeding was done every day, he expressed his interest in feeding sweets to the people visiting the ashram and sought Babaji’s permission to do so. He said he would get the required.. read more →

03 Apr 2013
April 3, 2013

The Entrance to Oneness

Imagine feeling more love from someone than you have ever known. You’re being loved even more than your mother loved you when you were an infant, more than you were ever loved by your father, your child, or your most intimate lover—anyone. This lover doesn’t need anything from you, isn’t looking for personal gratification, and.. read more →

27 Mar 2013
March 27, 2013

Functions of a Teacher

  As far as teachers are concerned, a teacher is found wherever you are when you’re ready for that teacher. If you’re aware enough to ask the question, “How am I going to get on with my work?” and you answer it, “Well, what I ought to do is calm my mind down,” the next.. read more →

26 Mar 2013
March 26, 2013

“Risk Being Human” Transcription

Raghu Markus:  Hi and welcome to Ram Dass Here and Now, and I’m Raghu Markus. It’s the start of a new year, 2013. We made it! And this is the first podcast of the year. So, it’s interesting, because I went to a New Year’s party the other night. New Years eve party.  I never.. read more →

20 Mar 2013
March 20, 2013

Consecrating Actions

Artwork by Sam Brown  Take the matter of consecrating life actions. What I mean by the word consecration is bringing into consciousness the nature of the act in a cosmic plan. For example, in the old days people would say grace. Grace was a thing you waited for before you ate the turkey. Norman Rockwell characterizes.. read more →

13 Mar 2013
March 13, 2013

“Promises and Pitfalls” Transcription

Raghu Markus: Welcome to Ram Dass Here and Now. I’m Raghu Markus. Today we have a talk that I dug up from the vast archives from Ram Dass’s work over the last 40 odd years, amazing. This one is about, and is called; The Promises and Pitfalls of the Spiritual Path. It’s rich material here… read more →

21 Feb 2013
February 21, 2013

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