23 Feb 2012
February 23, 2012

The Sweetness We Remember

Babaji could be so very affectionate, behaving just like a son to the Mothers. His great power, the miracles and such, no doubt were there, but the very soft, delicate, sweet and innocent impressions left by him provided a perennial source of joy—that human aspect. At night in Allahabad, Baba would take his food in.. read more →

15 Feb 2012
February 15, 2012

Compassionate Action and Suffering

  Question:   How do you visualize taking compassionate action into the field to those that appear to be creating suffering? Ram Dass:  In doing social action, you are often dealing with people who, by the nature of the way they are living their lives, are creating suffering.  And how you do social action is like.. read more →

25 Jan 2012
January 25, 2012

On Self Judgement

Question:  How can I judge myself less harshly and appreciate myself more? Ram Dass:  I think that part of it is observing oneself more impersonally.  I often use this image, which I think I have used already, but let me say it again.  That when you go out into the woods and you look at.. read more →

19 Sep 2010
September 19, 2010

On Death, Dying, Illness and Grief – Part 1

Question: I’ve had a lot of loss in my life and my husband has lung cancer and I’m facing more loss in my future.  And I would like to know how I can use the grief that I feel to come to a deeper place of truth.  And also when I notice myself in this.. read more →